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Russian Facebook Protest – A Field of Dreams

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

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The Missing Chapter – A Personal View of Russia–Twenty Years After

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

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Why Greece Shouldn’t Look to Russia for Advice

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

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T&B’s Eric Kraus Debates “Russian Disease” And More On RT

T&B’s Eric Kraus debates it out on RT – on the topic of Dutch Disease and other aspects of Russia and Russian energy!

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Television Interview with Eric Kraus

T&B recently participated in a series of broadcasts on the global economy and its influence on Russia for Russia’s Channel One. We requested a list of questions to help prepare for the filming, and, after the show, decided that they … Continue reading

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