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Donna Welles · May, 2012

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

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Latest posts by Donna Welles from May, 2012

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Russia: NHL Stars Return to 2012 World Hockey Championship

RuNet Echo17 May 2012

Undefeated after seven games, and boasting an All-Star lineup, the Russian national team will face Norway in the quarterfinal round of the 2012 World Ice Hockey Championship. Many bloggers have framed the story as a homecoming for Alexander Ovechkin and Alexander Semin, with others reflecting on their complicated past in Russian international competition.

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Russia: Putin's Return Rouses Online Polemics

RuNet Echo9 May 2012

In the wake of protests against Vladimir Putin's inauguration, the reactions of Russian bloggers demonstrate a wide spectrum of opinion online. That oppositionist activism has suddenly taken on a more radical tone has only further inflamed the passions of already polemicized observers.

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Russia: Tolstoy's ‘War and Peace’ Legacy Today

RuNet Echo4 May 2012

RuNet Echo continues its series examining the 200th anniversary of Tsarist Russia's Victory over Napoleon by examining Leo Tolstoy's novel 'War and Peace' and the role it plays today online. On the RuNet, discussions about 'War and Peace' and Tolstoy's literary style are common, addressing a variety of issues both linguistic and social.

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