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Nina Jobe · November, 2013

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.

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Latest posts by Nina Jobe from November, 2013

22 November 2013

Closure for Russian Terror Victims?

RuNet Echo

Was the mastermind behind the Volgograd bus bombing killed by Russian special forces or captured by Dagestani civilians?

19 November 2013

Cushy New Job for Sacked Russian Defense Minister

RuNet Echo

Is former Minister of Defense Serdyukov's new appointment a reward for his silence in a large-scale corruption scandal?

11 November 2013

The Chechen Lawyer and the Dead Russian Colonel

RuNet Echo

Russia's Investigative Committee is targeting a Chechen lawyer for bribery in a murder case, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov to the rescue.

3 November 2013

Funny Money for Russia's Winter Olympics

RuNet Echo

The most recent Sochi Olympics scandal involves a new 100-ruble Olympic-themed banknote that the Russian Central Bank released last week.