Tag Archive for Russia & Ex-Soviets

Putin Liquidates State-Owned Media Groups, Tightens Stranglehold On Survivors (As Other Governments Watch Enviously) -Wolf Richter- Testosterone Pit

Vladimir Putin issued decrees that liquidate news agency RIA Novosti, a state-run service with reporters in 45 countries, founded in 1941, that publishes in 14 languages, including English, and has apparently too much of a mind of its own. 

Any “Government Is Evil To A Certain Extent” – Russian Deputy Prime Minister – Wolf Richter- Testosterone Pit

Global investors, whose money Russia needs to develop its economy, are staying away in droves. They have lots of reasons to just say no – political risks, judicial nightmares, legal bogs, corruption, an economy spiraling into a slowdown…. &ldqu…