MSM: Vladimir Putin calls for more weapons to stop America doing ‘whatever it wants’

(Times) – Russia needs more weapons to punch through America’s new missile defence shield, Vladimir Putin said yesterday in blunt remarks that will complicate efforts to cut the nuclear arsenals of the former Cold War rivals. Continue reading

MSM: Russia rocked by financial crisis protests

A wave of protests swept across Russia yesterday in one of the first signs of mass discontent with the Kremlin’s handling of the financial crisis. Continue reading