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Europe becoming so bad that ethnic Russians are repatriating back home in massive numbers

Contrary to the propaganda from the mainstream media that Russia is in dire economic straits and that the European Union is doing well, over 150,000 ethnic Russians decided to repatriate themselves out of Europe and from former Soviet satellite states to return to their ancestral homeland in 2016. Although primarily leaving from Baltic states like the Czech Republic and Romania, over 20% of the moves came o ...

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One European country creates office of Sex Tsar to deal with declining birth rates

A number of years ago, a province in Russia authorized a day off for workers specifically so they could have sex in the hopes of procreating to battle against the nation's declining birth rates. Workers in a Russian region have been given today off to have sex in a bid to boost the birth rate. Today has been declared the Day of Conception in Ulyanovsk, Lenin's birthplace, when couples are told go to home an ...

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Russia joins in the push for a cashless society

Despite all the reforms and economic growth that has come out of Russia since the rise to power of Vladimir Putin, there is still plenty of corruption, especially within the corporate and mafioso sectors of the country.  And with the West pushing strongly towards eliminating physical cash under the guise of stopping terrorism, drug cartels, and money laundering, it appears that even Russia is not immune to ...

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Trump administration ending sanctions against Russia one piece at a time

While psychopathic warmonger John McCain berates President Trump for not sending in lethal arms to Ukraine to fight against the 'Russian influence', the President on Thursday quietly dismantled one portion of sanctions against the Eurasian power that had been imposed upon them by former President Barack Obama. Graphic courtesy of Mother Jones Using the newly confirmed Secretary of State to execute the repea ...

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Sanctions against Russia have gone on so long that Moscow may never go back to previous trade partners

In the 20th century, and perhaps even after the advent of trade coalitions like the European Union, when international bodies implemented economic sanctions on a country, it was usually a death knell for their economy since anyone who broke the embargo was either investigated, fined, or hit with sanctions themselves. (Go back to France when they did the Oil for Food trade with Saddan Hussein when Iraq was u ...

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Europe stands quietly awaiting the outcome of the new sanction rhetoric from Washington and Moscow

In the end the only real loser from the economic sanctions imposed against Russia three years ago by the United States has been Europe.  And this has mostly been because of the fact that Russian President Vladimir Putin decided to implement his own counter sanctions in response to this that included EU nations since they voted to follow lock-step with Washington back in 2014. So with this in mind, and the f ...

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Iran looking to forge even stronger ties with Russia as they finalize a trade agreement with the EEU

With Russia already having strong ties to the Shiite sect of Islam through their military pact with Syria, it is only natural that Iran would also find them a willing ally within the divided Middle East.  And with the work they have already done together in building Iran's nuclear facilities, Tehran is now looking to increase that partnership by forging a trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EE ...

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Italy not only seeks to end sanctions with Russia but they are also pursuing economic ties with the EEU

With the Italian Referendum and resignation of Premier Matteo Renzi now a done deal as of last week, the real battle for Italy's future is about to begin.  And besides the potential for a complete ideological shift in who takes over the government in the coming months, one area that remains uncertain is what will Italy do regarding their economy, their use of the Euro currency, and their future standing in ...

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With French candidates set for next year’s election the ending of sanctions against Russia is almost assured

With France's Republican party resoundingly ousting establishment and neo-con candidates last weekend, the stage is now set for a new day in French politics.  And what is most interesting about the two front runners is how compatible many of their positions are despite their parties being on opposite ends of the spectrum. Marine Le Pen currently leads in the polls over newly minted Republican candidate Fran ...

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The real Asian pivot: Russia and China see potential in the ending of sanctions and U.S. joining the AIIB

As President Barack Obama gets ready to go out on his final foreign 'road show' this week, the world waits in anticipation to see if President-Elect Donald Trump could not only heal the wounds of disassociation that America has suffered over the past eight years under Obama's foreign policies, but if the new Commander in Chief is ready and willing to be an equal partner in forging a new financial and econom ...

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Russia wants to end sanctions against EU, but European Commission rejects olive branch

On Nov. 8, Russia's Economic Minister spoke to business leaders in Rome about their desire to end the game of sanctions inflicted by both sides over the U.S. induced Ukrainian conflict.  However, Aleksey Ulyukaev asserted that it was not Moscow who was holding up talks to end the economic warfare between Europe and Russia, but the European Commission in Brussels. Beginning in early 2014, the U.S. chose to i ...

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Italian businesses beg Russia to suspend their sanctions on the EU

The German business community is not the only one within the EU at odds with their government over economic sanctions imposed upon Russia in which they were falsely accused of invading Ukraine back in 2014.  In fact, several Scandinavian economies have also turned on their own leaderships after businesses there have lost billions of Euros from lost trade with the Eurasian power. And now we can add Italy to ...

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