(1) Annals of Russian Poverty
(2) EU Wakes Up and Gets Tough on Russia
(3) Annals of Russian Hypocrisy: They Love American Culture!
(4) Annals of Shamapova
NOTE: On this somber day, we remember the victims of terrorism in New York City and Washington D.C. on September 11, 2001 -- heroes, each and every one, who gave their lives in the struggle to preserve our way of life. We must honor their memory and continue their struggle. And let us not forget that Vladimir Putin's Russia continues to provide military aid, financial assistance and diplomatic cover not only to many radical Islamic nations (Syria, Iran, Hamas, Hezbollah) but to other committed American enemies like Hugo Chavez who might wish to strike at our civilian populations like the cowards they are. Let us not forget that Vladimir Putin has ordered the re-institution of strategic bomber flights against American and NATO targets without provocation, making his words of sympathy on 9/11 itself seem utterly hollow. Let us not forget how many Russians expressed open delight and joy when the Twin Towers fell -- nor should we forget that there are still people in Russia who stand beside us.