The cast-iron revolutionary is snatched from the crusher by a collector who figures it could be worth something some day.
Moscow suggests its neighbors to the east adopt its brand of sham democracy, but they probably won’t even go that far. From the Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst.
Plus, Russian investigators say navigator in June plane crash was drunk and Serbian mom says metal objects stick to her son.
Moscow’s inability to rein in its South Caucasian satellites may affect Russia’s posture across the volatile Caucasus region.