Russia: South Ossetia; Relations With the U.S.; Sheremetyevo Ceiling

Some of the recent posts at Scraps of Moscow: a translation of a part of “a lengthy interview with former Russian army general and former South Ossetian de facto Minister of Defense which puts the region's president, former wrestling champion and phys. ed. teacher Eduard Kokoity, in a rather unflattering light”; Kommersant‘s archives as an excellent tool for researching “Russia's turbulent '90s”; U.S.-Russia relations and “the audacity of optimism”; a tribute to “the quirky ceiling rings” of Moscow's Sheremetyevo-2 airport.

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