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Started by Commander Fuckass, March 01, 2014, 01:12:40 PM

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Magyarorszag

http://sputniknews.com/russia/20141205/Putin-Orders-Cut-Budget-Expenditures-by-5-Percent.html

QuoteThe cuts will not affect “expenditures for national defense and national security,” the presidential decree reads.


lol

everything at the cost of keeping the military afloat, in the style of a certain democratic people's republic

Magyarorszag

December 17, 2014, 06:53:02 AM #601 Last Edit: December 17, 2014, 06:57:57 AM by Tectron
https://twitter.com/GennadySimanovs/status/545087585719029761

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russians apparently lining up to get rid of the ruble in exchange for goods with stable values in the aftermath of yesterday's nosedive

if true, this is pretty much a form of bank run

Magyarorszag

Quote from: Tectron on December 17, 2014, 06:27:20 AM
http://sputniknews.com/russia/20141205/Putin-Orders-Cut-Budget-Expenditures-by-5-Percent.html

QuoteThe cuts will not affect “expenditures for national defense and national security,” the presidential decree reads.


lol

everything at the cost of keeping the military afloat, in the style of a certain democratic people's republic


and speaking of which,

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/12/17/russia-invites-north-korea-leader-for-visit-idUSKBN0JV09E20141217

lol


Khadafi


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Magyarorszag

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/12/18/statement-president-ukraine-freedom-support-act

Progress... except they did ultimately remove the provision that would have made Ukraine a major non-NATO ally (along with Georgia and Moldova). awdood;

in other news,

http://www.dw.de/russia-sanctions-to-stay-merkel-says-ahead-of-eu-summit/a-18138454

til angela merkel does have a spine, even if it's only made of cartilage

Magyarorszag


Magyarorszag

the "eurasian" """economic""" "union" was inaugurated today, not quite dead on arrival but very much on life support

here's hoping it'll be all but dead by this time next year

David

Once the Donbas is its own country, EEU will be at full health

Magyarorszag

http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB123317069332125243

Quote from: putinFrankly speaking, we all know that provoking military and political instability, regional and other conflicts is a helpful means of distracting the public from growing social and economic problems. Such attempts cannot be ruled out, unfortunately.


lol

yesterday, the """separatists""" launched a renewed offensive against mariupol, a(nother) city in which there was previously no significant separatist or pro-russian sentiment

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jan/24/ukraine-crisis-dozens-die-rebels-shell-mariupol

i sure am glad the """separatist""" idiots from transnistria were beaten back in odessa before it turned into another donetsk

Magyarorszag

http://www.wesh.com/national-news/obama-on-russia-large-countries-dont-bully/30910662

Quote from: obamaWe have a profound interest, as I believe every country does, in promoting a core principle, which is: Large countries don't bully smaller countries.


lol

how utterly meaningless is a comment like this coming from an american politician, honestly

David

Quote from: Tectron on January 25, 2015, 10:47:29 PM
http://www.wesh.com/national-news/obama-on-russia-large-countries-dont-bully/30910662

Quote from: obamaWe have a profound interest, as I believe every country does, in promoting a core principle, which is: Large countries don't bully smaller countries.


lol

how utterly meaningless is a comment like this coming from an american politician, honestly
especially one who perfected the doctrine on our usage of drones to police the middle east lol


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