Nemtsov “scandalizes” Nashi

The election circus in Sochi has some new developments. The alleged polonium murderer Andrei Lugovoi won’t be running.  The LDPR announced that it will go with a different candidate.  According to the NY Times, the reason for the move is because Lugovoi “would have been at a disadvantage because he was not from the Sochi […]

Running from Russia to . . . Poland

Citizens of the Russian Federation comprise of the third highest number of asylum seekers according to statistics complied by the UN Refugee Agency. The top country of origin of asylum applicants in 2008 was Iraq (40,500, down 10 percent from 45,100 in 2007), followed by Somalia (21,800), the Russian Federation (20,500), Afghanistan (18,500) and China […]