Tag Archives: Russia

A Bit Of Worry on China Economics

It looks to me like the global demand for commodities is bottomed, mostly, but certainly not ramping up yet. All in all, not very encouraging and with China having a down real estate market and low iron ore demand. Continue reading

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And Russia Makes Two Leashing NGOs

Russia joins the group making use of NGOs to harm the State a punishable offence. Continue reading

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Kaliningrad, Crimea, Putin, NATO, and chest thumping

A short look at Russia, warm water ports, and recent political / military actions. Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On Russia

Is it useful to look at the present world stage through the lens of prior Empires? Continue reading

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Russian Economic Plunge

How volatile commodity prices for oil and gas are impacting Russia (and may impact OPEC countries if trends continue) Continue reading

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