Vladimir Putin may be manouvering to reclaim Russian Presidency

By Andy Rice 3 August 2010

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is all over the news in Russia of late, and Kremlin analysts say he may be positioning himself for a presidency bid, with elections due in 18 months time. While the current Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is mostly confined to his offices, Putin has been doing the rounds in Russia, visiting locations that have been ravaged by the recent runaway fires and publicly admonishing officials for not being adequately prepared to combat the blaze. There's nothing like reminding the people about who really calls the shots, especially when elections are looming. Read more: The LA Times




Victim, villain or pawn: Why Eskom ‘whistle-blower’ Suzanne Daniels was fired

By Jessica Bezuidenhout

Magenta has no physical wavelength. It thus does not "exist" strictly speaking. Rather our brains are telling us that we are seeing "not green".