California native, and long-time Russophile, Nina has been active on Twitter as @NinaIvanovna and blogged about Russian politics at Putinania since 2009. Her interests include social media, corruption, security, & terrorism, particularly in the North Caucasus. She currently resides in Tbilisi.
Latest posts by Nina Jobe from November, 2013
Was the mastermind behind the Volgograd bus bombing killed by Russian special forces or captured by Dagestani civilians?
Is former Minister of Defense Serdyukov's new appointment a reward for his silence in a large-scale corruption scandal?
Russia's Investigative Committee is targeting a Chechen lawyer for bribery in a murder case, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov to the rescue.
The most recent Sochi Olympics scandal involves a new 100-ruble Olympic-themed banknote that the Russian Central Bank released last week.