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John Ward – Wobbly Russia : Vladimir Putin Sticks The Boot Into The Regions, And The Rating Agencies – 28 August 2012

Yet again, you read it here first…

In May of this year, The Slog pointed out how vulnerable some of the comparatively well-rated Russian regions are….how dependent Russia is on energy….and how exposed RBS is to Russia.

The following month, I asked if the ratings agencies really know what they’re doing in Russia given the degree of dodginess in there. And at the end of July I posted this piece asking if they knew WTF they were doing in any sovereign State anywhere on the planet. Continue reading