May 9, 2007 — Contents

FRIDAY MAY 9 CONTENTS

(1)  Another Original LR Translation:  Pravda, Laid Bare

(2)  EDITORIAL:  Russia is a Deeply Psychotic Nation

(3)  In Russia, Jail the Mothers and Free the Rapists

(4)  Annals of Russia’s Unfriendly Skies

(5)  We must Embrace Ukraine

2 responses to “May 9, 2007 — Contents

  1. Billionaire Alexander Lebedev said he withheld pay for staff at his Novaya Gazeta newspaper after his Blue Wings airline lost its operating license for two months. Blue Wings has regained its license to operate in Germany, where it is based, Germany’s LBA aviation authority said Wednesday. Lebedev said he delayed pay at Novaya Gazeta for more than a month. “It’s not about coming up with some extra money out of the pocket,” he said. “(Bloomberg)

    http://www.moscowtimes.ru/article/1011/42/376903.htm

    What’s his airline loses have to do with journalist salaries at Novaya Gazeta? It makes no sense. It’s pretty apparent that the Kremlin wants Novaya Gazeta punished or out of business.

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