Monthly Archives: September 2017

Russia Income Inequality = Greatest in the World? – Part V

“But know this, that if the master of the house had known in what part of the night the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and would not have let his house be broken into.” (Matthew 24:43) Today … Continue reading

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Russia Income Inequality = Greatest in the World? – Part IV

Dear Readers: Continuing to work through this piece from Komsomolskaya Pravda.  Reporter Evgeny Chernykh interviews Elena Larina, a popular Russian author who warns the world about the financial elites and the dangers of living in the Matrix.  Larina believes that if … Continue reading

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Russia Income Inequality = Greatest in the World? – Part III

Dear Readers: Continuing this piece from Komsomolskaya Pravda, by Evgeny Chernykh.  Chernykh springboarded from a new monograph by French economist Thomas Piketty, into an interview with Russian analyst Elena Larina.  Larina is not described as a professional economist; however, she did author … Continue reading

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Russia Income Inequality = Greatest in the World? – Part II

Dear Readers: We continue reading this piece from Komsomolskaya Pravda.  The author is Evgeny Chernykh.  The title of the piece is: The Heritage of the USSR Was Squirelled Away in Offshores Recall that French economist Thomas Piketty, along with two … Continue reading

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Russia Income Inequality = Greatest in the World? – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I start a new series, based on this piece from Komsomolskaya Pravda.  The author is Evgeny Chernykh.  The title of the piece is: The Heritage of the USSR Was Squirelled Away in Offshores The subtitle claims that … Continue reading

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Yatsenyuk alibi for Chechnya?

Dear Readers: A couple of years ago, when I was still a fledgling blogger, one of my earliest posts was this story about then-Ukrainian Prime Minister, Arseny Yatsenyuk, who was alleged to have been fighting against Russia in Chechnya in … Continue reading

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Nelly Is (Partially) Free!

Dear Readers, Just a quickie today, but a good one!  A couple of weeks ago, I did a post calling for the release of Ukrainian political prisoner Nelly Shtepa.  Today I saw this piece in PolitNavigator.  I am happy to … Continue reading

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