Tag Archives: Vladimir Putin

John Ward – Cyprus : Shock For Brussels & Troika As Putin Bids To Create Another Cuba – 21 June 2012

Cypriots close to sealing €5bn loan from Moscow

One of the problems of having your head up your backside, examining the  internal view of your navel, is that the field of vision is extremely restricted. Frau Merkel having done it again yesterday afternoon (“I never agreed to that, it’s just a theory”), things go from bad to worse as ClubMed picks up the tab for multivariate greed, and the blindness of the eurozone’s founders. Continue reading

Miriam Elder – Russia’s Anti-Putin Protests Grow – 8 December 2011

Tens of thousands say they are prepared to take to the streets in the biggest challenge yet to the country’s government

Original by Miriam Elder first published  Wednesday 7 December 2011 15.03 EST in the  http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/dec/07/russia-anti-putin-protest-grow

Russia‘s anti-government protest movement gathered momentum has as tens of thousands of people said they were prepared to take to the streets this weekend in the biggest challenge to Vladimir Putin‘s rule. Continue reading