Putin's answer today to a question about #Russia granting passports to Donbas residents is such quintessential #Putin. #Ukraine2
Truly amazing BBC piece on the suppression, near extinction and revival of Georgian polyphonic folk and liturgical music (including a bit by @John_A_Graham): https://t.co/IcFlXvvXwN
'Not A Spy In The Traditional Sense'-- In #Butina Sentencing Memos, Insights Into How The FBI Views Russian Intelligence Operations. https://t.co/LAr7UYMyH3
hm. @StateDept says it has credible information that the #Chechnya prime minister was involved in torture; has now banned him from entering the US. (his wife as well).