Putin is having his cake in Crimea and his ice cream in Syria too
Russian President Vladimir Putin
As Putin recognizes Crimea, his other Client, Syria, Goes on the Offensive
In the current Sunni-Shiite struggles in the east of the Arab world, Putin has in essence made Russia a patron of the Shiites just as it is a patron of the Eastern Orthodox Christians.
Source: Informed Comment
Mouth-Watering Maps Created with Countries’ most Famous Foods
World geography just became a lot easier to digest, thanks to this new collection of maps crafted entirely out of food.
Source: No Garlic No Onions