Observations of an American journalist in Azerbaijan, Russia and USA.
Monday, December 7, 2009
Day of Mourning in Russia
Russia has declared a day of mourning for the victims of the nightclub fire in Perm. This tragedy has had a big impact on the country, which has suffered so many disasters in its long history. Is the proximity of the coming New Year's celebrations a factor? Perhaps. Some first person accounts of the tragedy can be found here.