Sergei Blagov

July 7, 2008 - 8:12 PM
Sergei is an independent researcher, journalist and a former newswire reporter. He spent nearly seven years reporting from Hanoi, Vietnam, during the 1980s and 1990s.
My Articles
Dismissing Sanctions Calls, Russia Tightens Ties With Georgian BreakawaysCNS
Monday, 15 September 2008 - 7:13pm
Western sanctions.against Russia would fail to affect the country's policies and could furthermore backfire, President Dmitry Medvedev told a meeting of Russian business leaders Monday.~~
Russia Confirms Naval War Games Plan in America’s BackyardCNS
Monday, 8 September 2008 - 8:31pm
Russian officials have confirmed plans to hold naval maneuvers with Venezuela in the Caribbean, while denying that the move was in response to increased NATO naval activity in the Black Sea since last month's war in Georgia.~~
Defiant Russians Accuse US of ProvocationCNS
Friday, 5 September 2008 - 5:55am
As visiting Vice President Dick Cheney condemned Russia’s “illegitimate, unilateral attempt” to change Georgia’s borders, Russian politicians said the U.S. was provoking the volatile region.
Russia Defies West Over GeorgiaCNS
Tuesday, 26 August 2008 - 6:53pm
Ignoring international appeals, Russia has raised the stakes in its standoff with the West by recognizing Georgia’s breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia as independent.
Georgia Agrees to Peace Plan But Future UncertainCNS
Tuesday, 12 August 2008 - 9:13pm
Russia Tuesday announced an end to military operations against Georgia and the Georgian government said it had agreed to a modified version of a European Union-mediated peace plan.~~
Russians Rally Behind Gov’t. Over Georgia InterventionCNS
Monday, 11 August 2008 - 4:28am
The U.S., NATO and the E.U. have called for an immediate end to the fighting, but Moscow says there will no ceasefire until the pro-Western government of Georgia pledges to refrain from future violence in South Ossetia.
Chavez Visit to Russia Intended to Send Message to US – AnalystCNS
Tuesday, 22 July 2008 - 9:38pm
Amid rumors of billion dollar weapons deals and the possibility of Russian strategic bombers landing in Cuba, analysts in Moscow differ over the purpose and significance of a visit by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.~~
Russia Warns of Military Response to US Missile ShieldCNS
Tuesday, 8 July 2008 - 7:18pm
As the Pentagon&rsquo;s plans for a ballistic missile defense system in eastern Europe moved ahead Tuesday, Russia warned of a &ldquo;military-technological&rdquo; response to the move.~~ <br />