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Donna Welles · April, 2012

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

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Latest posts by Donna Welles from April, 2012

30 April 2012

Russia: The Battle of Borodino Lives On

RuNet Echo

After 200 years, through the works of artists such as Leo Tolstoy (as well as legal disputes about the historic preservation of the battlefield), the Battle of Borodino continues to...

23 April 2012

Russia: The Tsar's Victory Over Napoleon, 200 Years Later

RuNet Echo

Across Russia, celebrations have commenced honoring the 200th anniversary of Tsar Alexander I's defeat of France's Napoleon Bonaparte. Russian and English language bloggers have been tracking the celebrations and lingering...

16 April 2012

Russia: Evgeni Malkin's Journey to the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs

RuNet Echo

Evgeni Malkin - a Russian-born ice hockey player who currently serves as the alternate captain for the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins - has led his team to the 2012 Stanley Cup...

7 April 2012

Russia: Watching News of Patriarch Kirill's Watch Travel

RuNet Echo

Observers watched this week as a controversy that began in the Russian blogosphere concerning an altered photograph of the Patriarch's watch on the official site of the Russian Orthodox Church...

1 April 2012

Russia: US Envoy's Use of Twitter to Further Transparency

RuNet Echo

Michael McFaul, the US Ambassador to Russia, used his Twitter account to voice his concerns that diplomatic protocols had been violated when it appeared his schedule had been leaked to...

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