European Governments Declare State of Emergency Over Gas

January 8, 2009 at 9:11 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on European Governments Declare State of Emergency Over Gas
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European Governments Declare State of Emergency Over Gas: “Despite temperatures as low as minus 27C and the threat of heating cuts to millions of households, Moscow said that it had no choice but to cease supplies because Ukraine, the country through which 80 per cent of Russian gas bound for Europe flows, had closed its pipelines.”

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Russian Professor Predicts U.S. Disintegration in Two Years

December 29, 2008 at 7:57 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Russian Professor Predicts U.S. Disintegration in Two Years
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Russian Professor Predicts U.S. Disintegration in Two Years: “There’s a 55-45% chance right now that disintegration will occur…”

Bank of Russia reserves may not last another year

December 10, 2008 at 1:57 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Bank of Russia reserves may not last another year
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Bank of Russia reserves may not last another year. “The Bank of Russia has been supporting the ruble with its own dollar and Euro reserves of about $450 billion, but these assets have dropped 25 percent since they began defending it in August. At this rate, they cannot keep up their defense for another year.”

Russia tells West to mind its own business

December 10, 2008 at 12:14 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Russia tells West to mind its own business
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Russia tells West to mind its own business: “warned against “behind-the-scenes meddling” in Moscow’s backyard.”

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