Notes

ECONOMY

 

Vedomosti still telling it like it is (note that Lebedev agrees):

Lowballing:

Softening the crash?

More madness & corruption:

This is just another money laundering scheme:

And more useless sanctions:

 

ENERGY

 

Russia’s Energy Minister is still playing with the market:

The OPEC meeting is in Vienna this week:

 

INSIDE RUSSIA

 

The Ekho Moskvy ‘victory’ was short-lived:

Putin’s Russia by the numbers:

Unfortunately, this is probably true:

 

NORTH CAUCASUS

 

 

COLD WAR 2

 

This is probably true, but why come out and say it now?

Big step:

Must read:

 

UKRAINE

 

The Ukraine invasion continues:

And now the US has no Secretary of Defense:

More war games:


GEORGIA

 

Good news?

Bad news:

Another huge power outage in Georgia, but once again nobody knows what caused it:

The truth is probably somewhere in between:

 

ODDS & ENDS

 

Soviet Art of the Day:

And Quote of the Day

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