Category Archives: Economics

Impact Of Football Games On Russian Economy – Part II

Dear Readers: Today finishing up this piece from VZGLIAD, authored by Olga Samofalova. Yesterday we touched on the fact that a veritable blitzkrieg of anti-Russian propaganda in the Westie media sought to scare fans away from attending the games; and, … Continue reading

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Impact Of Football Games On Russian Economy – Part I

Dear Readers: I saw this interesting piece in VZGLIAD, the author is Olga Samofalova, who usually writes good stuff.  There is a lot of material here, so will be a two-parter.  Due to this, I will postpone for one day … Continue reading

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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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