The Economist's recent article outlining Vladimir Putin's continued efforts to strongarm Russian business leaders was published July 31. That was, ahem, two days after mine.
On Aug. 1, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev outlined a plan to tackle corruption that analysts think could define his administration.
Incidentally, a Russian court has scheduled an early-release appeal hearing for jailed oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky for Aug. 21, a clerk said today.
Power to the people, y'all.