Ruminations on Russian politics, and political characters. Commentary on the North Caucasus. Some stuff about world politics.
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
"Putin will be at the head of a government delegation comprising First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, Kremlin economic adviser Arkady Dvorkovich and Tatarstan Prime Minister Rustam Minnikhanov, Kinnock said. Economic Development Minister Elvira Nabiullina withdrew Monday afternoon, apparently replaced by Dvorkovich, who wasn't listed as a participant on the forum's web site."