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Donna Welles · January, 2012

Washington, DC. Economist. Here is my website: http://www.donnawelles.com/

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Latest posts by Donna Welles from January, 2012

30 January 2012

US, Russia: The Flying Balalaika Brothers Bridge Cultural Gaps in Texas

Like many of their compatriots, musicians Zhenya Kolykhanov and Sergey Vaschenko emigrated from Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s and have since established themselves...

24 January 2012

Russia: “Mikhail Dmitrievich Prokhorov: An Unpredictable Kremlin Project”

RuNet Echo

Although some believe the 2012 Russian presidential election's outcome to be pre-scripted, the complexities surrounding Mikhail Prokhorov's candidacy should not be overlooked. Donna Welles reports.

18 January 2012

Russia: Obama's McFaul Sworn in as U.S. Ambassador

RuNet Echo

President Obama's closest adviser on affairs of state of the Former Soviet Union and architect of the 'reset' in the U.S.-Russia relations, Michael McFaul, has officially replaced President Bush's appointment...

10 January 2012

Russia: The Russian Orthodox Church Re-Enters Politics

RuNet Echo

The Russian Orthodox Church has made an entrance into Russia's modern political climate through the contrasting speeches of two church officials- one called for war, the other for peace.

5 January 2012

Russia: Demographic Crisis Means “No One Left To Draft”

RuNet Echo

Russia is endowed with some of the greatest stores of natural resources in the world and yet the demographic crisis that has plagued the country since the fall of the...