Category Archives: Economics

American Anti-Corruptioners Target Poroshenko – Part IV

Dear Readers: Today finishing off of this corruption expose story from PolitNavigator.  Along with reporter Alexander Rostovtsev, we have been following the money trail that leads, inexorably, to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Who acquired drilling rights to a Poltava oil … Continue reading

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American Anti-Corruptioners Target Poroshenko – Part III

Dear Readers: Today’s penultimate episode of this corruption expose story from PolitNavigator, penned by Alexander Rostovtsev.  The allegation being that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is the actual (although hidden behind 7 veils) owner of the private shell company Arkona.  Arkona … Continue reading

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American Anti-Corruptioners Target Poroshenko – Part II

Dear Readers: Today continuing  this corruption expose from PolitNavigator, written by Alexander Rostovtsev.  The headline states that the “Americans” are turning on their own man, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.  “Americans” meaning a Radio Svoboda project called “Schemes”, whose mission is … Continue reading

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American Anti-Corruptioners Target Poroshenko – Part I

Dear Readers: Today I have a somewhat complicated story involving Ukrainian corruption in the arena of oil and gas.  White-collar crimes are tricky to describe, especially for one not fluent in the language even of legitimate business.  My starting point … Continue reading

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Ukraine is Re-integrating its economy with the “Aggressor” nation – Part II

Dear Readers: Today finishing my review of this piece  by Olga Samofalova, and also bringing in this related piece by Dmitry Zubarev. Yesterday we talked about Ukrainian trade with the European Union, or lack thereof.  Western Europeans are a canny … Continue reading

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Ukraine is Re-integrating its economy with the “Aggressor” nation – Part I

Dear Readers: Today’s post is based on this piece written for VZGLIAD by Olga Samofalova. The Ukrainian government of Petro Poroshenko has declared Russia to be an “aggressor state” and even stated in black and white, that it is at … Continue reading

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

Dear Readers: Today finishing off this piece from Komsomolskaya Pravda.  Where we left off, reporter Evgeny Chernykh was interviewing author Elena Larina about the Grand Theft Combination.  The scheme, as a whole, resulted in the looting of over $1 trillion dollars of Soviet national … Continue reading

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