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Can Russia Learn From Brazil’s Fate?

William Engdahl recently explained how Washington used the corrupt Brazilian elite, which answers to Washington, to remove the duly elected President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, for representing the Brazilian people rather than the interests of Washington. 798 more words

Economic Report

Reforms

The historian Valery Solovei had this to say about the rumored reforms of the government that are supposedly coming:

Over the past two days I have received several dozen requests to comment on the possible reform of the state administration (the replacement of the presidency by the State Council as a central element of )….

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Russia

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte about to 'cross the Rubicon' with US

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he has decided to “cross the Rubicon” in his ties with the United States and will open trade alliances and offer long-term land leases to “the other side of the ideological barrier,” China and Russia. 418 more words

World

Russian Apathy

The record-low turnout in Sunday’s parliamentary election came after a publicity stunt pulled by Alexei Navalny just days before the election. Navalny posted a video on his blog showing a palatial estate regularly used by Russia’s Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, that is reportedly worth upwards of $500M. 230 more words

Russia

Russian Fishermen to Putin: "He who does not work, shall not eat."

Dear Readers:

For today, a lazy Sunday, I have this human interest piece from ZELV.  This will be interesting mainly to people who are fascinated by Vladimir Putin and his unique leadership style.  968 more words

Humor

Putin regime showers Russia's Olympic medallists with expensive cars they don't want: 'I'd sell mine, too'

MOSCOW — Luxury cars, apartments, even a racehorse — being an Olympic medallist in Russia can come with great material rewards, but also controversy.

Under President Vladimir Putin, it’s become a tradition for Russia’s Olympic heroes to be showered with large cash sums and sometimes unwanted gifts. 456 more words

Sports