February 17, 2013

Why Almost Everyone in Russia Has a Dash Cam

Damon Lavrinc, Wired

AP Photo

How is it possible that a dozen different motorists around the Russian city of Chelyabinsk were able to capture video of a massive meteor flying through the sky? Because almost everyone in Russia has a dash-mounted video camera in their car.

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February 14, 2013
Iran Is Falling into Russia's Arms
Amir Taheri, New York Post
A strategic partnership. So Iran and Russia describe the series of security, economic and cultural agreements they have signed together in the past few weeks. Iran's Foreign Minister Ai-Akbar Salehi arrived in Moscow this week... more ››
February 12, 2013
Russia & China: Is World Ready for Their Decline?
Lilia Shevtsova, TAI
Regional and global stability, as well our assessments on the prospects for liberal democracy to formulate foreign policy equal to these challenges, are contingent on Russia’s and China’s successful exit from the centralized... more ››
February 10, 2013
Difference Between Western & Eastern Protest
Rex Murphy, Natl Post
In regimes where power is real and not shy about showing its cold face, speaking truth to it has equally real costs. In those jurisdictions, protests have real content. Courage purchases respect, fortitude underlines the moral... more ››
February 14, 2013
How the 1980s Explain Vladimir Putin
Hill & Gaddy, The Atlantic
In 1996, Vladimir Putin and a group of friends and acquaintances from St. Petersburg would gather in an idyllic lakeside setting -- barely an hour and a half north of the city. The location, on the Karelian Isthmus between the... more ››