If you are a Russia watcher (and if you aren’t, why on earth are you reading this blog?) you will be up to speed about the big announcement over the weekend that Putin will be running for president of Russia in 2012.
Normally I don’t give a toss (pun intended) about where or when the World Cup happens, so what I want to know today is what are the FIFA people on and where can I get some of it? What can they be thinking?
In the Putin era, the Guards are brought out of retirement, dusted off, and put to work again for the greater glory of Russia’s new empire: along with double-headed eagles, the Orthodox Church, money, and good old Russian excess.
Day of the Black Sea Fleet /День Черноморского флота: The Boys Who Brought You The Battleship Potemkin!
This would be like Great Britain having its Naval Headquarters in Galway, Ireland. So likely.
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