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Another Type of Factory-Gate Indicator: Dumpling Sales - China Real Time Report - WSJ

Whether it is the cold drizzle, factory economics or the annual exodus of migrant laborers ahead of Lunar New Year, Lin Xinge is selling fewer dumplings. 596 more words

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Milov on Peak Crisis

Vladimir Milov posted this on the Democratic Choice blog today, and it was re-published on Ekho Moskvy. I thought it was worth sharing in full: 435 more words


Trudeau invited to give opening talk at World Economic Forum

UPDATE: A spokesperson for the World Economic Forum confirmed to the Citizen that Trudeau was invited to give the keynote opener on January 20, in addition to his already-scheduled speech on January 22. 354 more words


Vladimir Putin and other KGB-trained leaders have a "gunslinger's gait," researchers find

If you’re a top dog in Russia, you may have a distinctive walk—one that researchers are calling a “gunslinger’s gait” to reflect its theorized origin in the weapons-training manuals of the KGB. 268 more words

The 'gunslinger’s gait': How a KGB guide on strutting your stuff helped Vladimir Putin stride to power

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It may be the ultimate power walk, adopted by world leaders to project an aura of fearless masculinity.

Scientists have revealed how to come by the distinctive gait taught by the KGB and put into practice by Russia’s leaders, including Vladimir Putin. 323 more words


U.S. general hopes bombing campaign against ISIL finishes by end of 2016

A top U.S. general involved in the bombing war against the Islamic State says he is hoping the campaign will be wrapped up by the end of next year. 600 more words


In Search of Believers

Jens Mühling, A Journey into Russia (Haus Publishing, 2015)

James Rodgers

In his inauguration speech as Russian president in May 2008, Dmitry Medvedev made an astute observation on the nature of post-Soviet Russia. 1,269 more words