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Davos Attendees

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I searched all over to find out this info.  For some reason, the Finance Ministry has not published it.  However, I persevered, and found it on a news website called “The Voice of Russia”.  For the record, the main Russian representatives at Davos this year are: Alexei Kudrin, German Gref, and Elvira Nabiullina.  Kudrin is also scheduled to give a speech “on the chronicle of new growth to a forum session.”  I am not sure what that means, but I will find and post the speech as soon as I find it.

Written by Nina Jobe

January 26, 2010 at 2:18 PM

Surkov & the Civiliki

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As you may or may not have noticed, I am a bit obsessed with Slava Surkov.  It has gotten to the point where even I wonder if I have imbued him with more qualities than he actually possesses.  So, I was surprised to discover myself a little sceptical of Stratfor’s breakdown of the clans within the Kremlin.  I do not disagree with the essence of what Friedman says, but with certain facts, and his interpretation of those facts. Read the rest of this entry »