The Eternal Russia
T&B is always amazed at the ability of Westerners to see what they wish to see in Russia, whether or not it is actually there: The field of dreams! Tarkovsky’s Solaris – the planet where one’s innermost thoughts, deepest fears, … Continue reading
Every so often, one of my readers enquires as to why I do not write a book. The answer seems obvious enough: it has already been done. The libraries are groaning under the weight of millions of them – in … Continue reading
Some commentators have argued that Greece should emulate Russia, saving itself by default, devaluation and restructuring — assuming that, like Russia, Greece would quickly rebound, benefiting from a suddenly competitive currency, debt relief and even the renewed ability to borrow in international financial markets. In fact, such advice … Continue reading
T&B’s Eric Kraus debates it out on RT – on the topic of Dutch Disease and other aspects of Russia and Russian energy!