Russia: Current Events Identify a current event in Russia or the Near Abroad. The current event should have happened during the past year and should address issues of human or physical geography in the region in which it occurs.
Post your 300-400 word report (not including source links) to a new discussion topic. Every report should 1) identify the location the even occurred on http://maps.google.com and provide a link, 2) consult two (2) online resources, one of which should be published by a person or organization in the region where the event occurred, and 3) offer an analysis/reflection by answering these questions: 1) What happened?, 2) Why did it happen here?, and 3) Who was impacted (and possibly, who caused) by the event?
Create a short title for the new discussion topic that reflects the content of your post. Make sure that you use quotes when citing information in the article and cite the source so readers know where you got your information.