(1) Another International Evaluation, Another "F" for Russia
(2) Annals of Russian Racism
(3) Russia, Into the Vortex
(4) Putin's Illusion of Stability
NOTE: Check out La Russophobe's latest installment on the Pajamas Media megablog, where she explains why Russia is becoming more and more interested in jumping under the sheets with Iran: In addition to a latent hatred of Western values that gives Iran's a run for its money, slowly Russia is becoming a Muslim nation.
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