Category Archives: Economics

Medvedev: 19 Million Russian Citizens Live In Poverty

“Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” (Leo Tolstoy, the very first line of Anna Karenina.) Dear Readers: Just a quickie today, this piece from RIA.  The headline pretty much says it all.  … Continue reading

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Did Maduro and Rosneft Outsmart Trump?

Dear Readers: Today I have this piece from Infox.ru.  I am not very familiar with this site, looks to be a Russian business newspaper.  The headline reads: Maduro and Rosneft Outsmarted Trump Rosneft is, of course the Russian Oil Company … Continue reading

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Maduro: Trump Gave the Order To Kill Me! – Part VI

Dear Readers: Today finishing my translation of this interview from RIA Novosti in which Nicolás Maduro, the President of Venezuela speaks with Russian journalist Dmitry Znamensky.  As I mentioned before, the interview is in Russian, and I don’t have the … Continue reading

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Maduro: Trump Gave the Order To Kill Me! – Part V

Dear Readers: Continuing with this interview from RIA Novosti in which Nicolás Maduro, the President of Venezuela speaks with Russian journalist Dmitry Znamensky. Where we left off, Maduro mentioned his numerous attempts to make contact with U.S. President Donald Trump; … Continue reading

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Maduro: Trump Gave the Order To Kill Me! – Part IV

Dear Readers: Continuing to translate this interview from RIA Novosti in which Nicolás Maduro, the President of Venezuela speaks with Russian journalist Dmitry Znamensky.  Where we left off, Maduro would not comment on rumors that Russian Special Ops are providing … Continue reading

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Maduro: Trump Gave the Order To Kill Me! – Part III

Dear Readers: Continuing to translate this interview from RIA Novosti in which Nicolás Maduro, the beleaguered President of Venezuela speaks with Russian journalist Dmitry Znamensky. Meanwhile, things are looking slighter brighter for President Maduro.  Italy has bravely broken ranks with … Continue reading

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Maduro: Trump Gave the Order To Kill Me! – Part II

Denn die einen sind im Dunkeln Und die andern sind im Licht. Und man siehet die im Lichte Die im Dunkeln sieht man nicht. “For some live in Darkness, And others live in Light. The ones who live in Light … Continue reading

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