Russia’s grain harvesting season normally starts in June, but this year, it started in July.
Source: Russia’s slumping grain yields bad for Putin – Business Insider
Vladimir Putin’s counter to new US sanctions on Russia was curiously out of date.
Source: Putin is in a corner, trying not to look weak – CNN.com
Russian miner Alrosa will sell a rare collection of polished diamonds, including a giant equal in size to the human eye
Source: Russia to auction giant 51-carat polished diamond online | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post