Tag "Atlantic Integrationists"

Putin is (finally) purging the Medvedev government

This article was written for the Unz Review: http://www.unz.com/tsaker/putin-is-finally-purging-the-medvedev-government/ While the word was focused in rapt attention on the outcome of the US Presidential election, Vladimir Putin did something quite amazing – he arrested Alexei Uliukaev, Minister of the Economy of the Medvedev government, on charges of extortion and corruption. Uliukaev, whose telephone had been tapped by the Russian Security Services since this summer, was arrested in the middle of

Is Putin preparing a governmental purge?

This article was written for the Unz Review: http://www.unz.com/tsaker/is-putin-preparing-a-governmental-purge/ As he does once a year, last week President Putin spend over three and a half hours answering 80 questions out of the 3+ million questions which were received. The show, which was aired live on Channel One, Rossiya-1 and Rossiya-24 TV channels, and the Mayak, Vesti FM and Radio Rossii was an unprecedented success which was watched and commented upon

Medvedev declares: more of the same

Medvedev has just called a government meeting with most of the directors of top Russian corporations and the director of the Russian Central Bank.  He immediately announced that he will not introduce any harsh regulatory measures and that he will let the market forces correct the situation.  As for the former Minister of Finance, the one so much beloved in the West, Alexei Kudrin, he expressed his full support for

Reasonings on simple mistakes

by M. Khazinoriginal text here: http://worldcrisis.ru/crisis/1611264 translated by “A”About lessons of the last weeksThe correct technique of work for any politician in any situation consists in defining the main task at the moment and to solve it at any cost.  Including, at cost of situation deteriorating on other less important directions.  The USA can be an example here – when they define for themselves the main goal, they don’t stop

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