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Yuri Rashkin's Profile

Born in Moscow, Russia, and having completed 2 terms on the Janesville City Council, I am running to represent the 44th Assembly District in Wisconsin. Learn more about me and the campaign at www.YuriRashkin.com.

Real Name: Yuri Rashkin

Gender: Male

Location: Janesville, Wisconsin, United States

Home Page: www.YuriRashkin.com

Twitter: YuriRashkin

Diaries published: 16 (88 days since last diary on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 12:05 PM PST)

Comments posted: 33 (88 days since last comment on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 12:05 PM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 303

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Nuns on the Bus in Janesville, WI protesting Paul Ryan's budget, 37 comments, 108 recommends

People Following Yuri Rashkin: 8

Yuri Rashkin's Most Recent Diaries:

Vladimir Putin is Scott Walker given enough time. Both men lie comfortably, value loyalty instead of expertise and care about their own power beyond anything or anyone else. So far Walker has not ...
by Yuri Rashkin
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2015 at 12:05 PM PST with 3 Recommends
1. Oil prices are down worldwide. 2. Sanctions are making a bad situation worse because they deny Russian banks access to international credit markets. For comparison: as bad as situation is in ...
by Yuri Rashkin
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Dec 19, 2014 at 11:03 AM PST with 10 Recommends
The first waive of pictures that came from Sochi, were posted by western reporters, flabbergasted by the lack of preparedness shown by the games organizers. Twitter feed Sochi Problems has more ...
by Yuri Rashkin
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Feb 08, 2014 at 09:42 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Much has already been, and will be written about the Boston Marathon bombers, but this article in New Yorker about the Russian reaction to the events caught my attention. As a refugee from the ...
by Yuri Rashkin
Comment Count 94 comments on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 07:27 PM PDT with 66 Recommends
Tonight Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker unveiled his latest budget. Two years ago, Scott Walker "dropped the bomb" and unveiled Act 10 aka "Budget Repair Bill", which effectively ended ...
by Yuri Rashkin
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 09:37 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Exactly two years ago, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker "dropped the bomb" and unveiled Act 10 aka "Budget Repair Bill", which effectively ended collective bargaining in Wisconsin. On this ...
by Yuri Rashkin
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2013 at 09:30 PM PST with 3 Recommends

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