Tag Archives: Latynina

On the Art of Noticing the Obvious, and Invisible People

One  principal advantage this blog enjoys over many other Russia-focused blogs in English is the participation of some ethnic-Russian and extremely competent speakers of English, some of whom still live in Russia. We are therefore offered direct access to at … Continue reading

Posted in Alexei Navalny, Boris Nemtsov, Caucasus, Corruption, Government, Khodorkovsky, Law and Order, Politics, Vladimir Putin, Yulya Latynina | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1,112 Comments

Don’t Forget Your Lunch

I have been persuaded, because the large number of comments on the last post is causing the post to load slowly, to move on somehow. A “stub” was recommended, which is really just a title page with no content, but … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Government, Politics, Russia, Vladimir Putin, Yulya Latynina | Tagged , , , , | 875 Comments

The Moscow Times’ Latynina Blows Her Wheels: Next Stop, Bellevue?

As newspapers go, The Moscow Times is heavy on the outrage and light on the research. It employs a stable of colourful journalists, including Alexei Bayer – whose articles typically carry the byline “Alexei Bayer, a native Muscovite” although he … Continue reading

Posted in Caucasus, Corruption, Economy, Georgia, Government, Rule of Law, Saakashvili, Vladimir Putin | Tagged , , , , , , , | 716 Comments

Dancing With Delusion – Military Strategy 101 with Yulia Latynina

Everybody knows someone who is terrible at a particular hobby or chosen field of interest, but who stubbornly continues their pursuit of it in the face of considerable evidence that they have no aptitude for it. Motorhead and music, for … Continue reading

Posted in Caucasus, Georgia, Government, Politics, Russia, Saakashvili, Uncategorized, Yulya Latynina | Tagged , , , , , , , | 600 Comments

The Amoeba That Ate Leningradskoye Schosse Bridge

Regular followers of La Russophobe will remember “Hero Journalist”, part-time-science-fiction-novelist-and-full-time-loose-cannon Yulia Latynina with warm affection. La Russophobe has a soft spot in her heart for her, too, for a couple of reasons. For one, she likes the cut of Latynina’s … Continue reading

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