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More Turbine News: Will Siemens Sue Russia?

Dear Readers: This Siemens turbine story just keeps growing more legs than a millipede on steroids.  If you want the backstory, then you have to hunker down and read my last series of posts, because I don’t have time to … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Russia Produce Turbines For Crimea? – Part IV

WE INTERRUPT THIS REGULARLY SCHEDULED BLOGPOST TO BRING YOU BREAKING NEWS ABOUT THE CRIMEAN GAS TURBINES!!! Dear Readers: As you recall, we were slowly and calmly working our way through this piece from VZGLIAD.  Where we left off in our story, intrepid reporter … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Russia Produce Turbines For Crimea? – Part III

Dear Readers: Continuing with this piece from VZGLIAD, written by Olga Samofalova.  Yesterday we discussed issues of Megawattage and comparing robust German gas turbines to puny Russian ones.  The people and economy of Crimea needs mega mega watts to survive, the Ukrainian … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Russia Produce Turbines For Crimea? – Part II

Dear Readers: Continuing with this piece from VZGLIAD, written by Olga Samofalova.  Yesterday we discussed the fact that the Crimean peninsula, now under administrative jurisdiction of the Russian Federation, needs to build a brand new electric energy grid, almost from scratch.  To … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Russia Produce Turbines For Crimea? – Part I

Dear Readers: I saw this interesting piece in VZGLIAD, written by Olga Samofalova.  After the Crimean Autonomy was reunified with Russia in 2014, it became a critically strategic task for the Russian government to supply electrical energy to the peninsula. … Continue reading

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Gutseriev Family Buys SberBank Ukrainian Filial

Dear Readers: You may, or may not, have been aware of the situation around SberBank in the Ukraine.  SberBank, which is short for “Savings Bank” is a Russian state-owned bank which has very high ratings and a good reputation.  According … Continue reading

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Can Ukraine Offer The World Hobbyist Military Technology? – Part III

“When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I gave up childish ways.” (I Corinthians 13:11) Finishing reading this essay by Nikita Volchenko, … Continue reading

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