Tag Archives: Russia

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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Respect, Lies, and Power Politics

Why is the world as it is? Why does evil do so much? Maybe it is just lack of respect. Continue reading

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FXI China vs FXE EU vs USA

A broad tour of some global stock markets and a short look at what seems to be 2 ‘pivot points’ driven by political events. Continue reading

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