The Faroese, Icelanders and fish farmers of remote Chile are now taking in more Russian orders than ever before because of the food embargo. It just goes to show that when politicians act to disrupt trade flows, it's like cutting off pwer to a ...
As he turned 62 last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin was said by official pollsters to be more popular in Russia than ever before. Gifts and dedications to the president took on the most bizarre forms ever.
Apple, the world's most valuable company, receives much of its profit in Ireland but pays taxes on a fraction of it. The U.S. primarily has the power to make Apple and other offshore companies pay more.
It's not the old-style, neo-Nazi anti-Semites who are trying to burn down synagogues or calling the Jews out to fight these days, as they have a problem with the currently dominant strain of anti-Semitism — its carriers have darker skin.
The house arrest on Sept. 16 of one of Russia's richest men is part of an attempt to nationalize his oil business. It also shows how the recent Western strategy of isolating Russia is perversely benefiting President Vladimir Putin's close circle of friends:
There is logic to the U.S. and EU response to Russian President Vladimir Putin's Soviet revanchism that even Putin appears to accept, if not acknowledge. It is that European countries have been divided into three levels of NATO "protection."