1. Animator Egor Zhgun, who often makes visual parodies of Russian politics, recently released a video of “Putin’s alphabet”:
The video is a parody of the Olympic opening ceremony video of the Russian alphabet.
7. Former Ukrainian president Yanukovych is seen passively flip-flopping between Russia and the European Union (which started the conflict in Ukraine):
8. And attention is brought to the Bolotnaya Square case from 2012, when a rally in Moscow ended up with eight participants being convicted for “mass riots”:
- Donald Trump's campaign chief Stephen Bannon said "he doesn't like Jews," according to his ex-wife.