October 24, 2008 — Contents

FRIDAY OCTOBER 24 CONTENTS

(1)  EDITORIAL:  From Russia with Lies

(2)  EDITORIAL:  The Russian Ruble, Collapsing

(3)  EDITORIAL:  Chechnya, Redux

(4)  Latynina Rips Putin a New One

(5)  Aslund Rips Putin Another New One

(6)  Russia’s Looming Military Apocalypse

NOTE:  Today’s trilogy of editorials captures the essence of today’s Russia under Vladimir Putin. The only two reasons Putin has ever had to claim legitimacy — a strong ruble and a quiet Caucasus region — are collapsing right before our gaping eyes, and the Kremlin has only one response:  lies.

One response to “October 24, 2008 — Contents

  1. “It’s a dubious business. It’s not clear what will happen to the dollar,” Putin said, Interfax reported.

    Yes, it is dubious business Mr. Putin when you and your KGB cronies can’t control the market.

    One piece of advice, buy dollars before it is too late.

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