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Driving a Wedge between Russia & Syria

In response to Russia’s mocking of the recent display of US firepower in Syria, under a false pretext of a chemical attack by the Assad government against civilians, Western media published a CIA-Pentagon response that what they’ve accomplished was a “surgical attack” that is in full accordance with existing self-defense, and international humanitarian norms. Continue reading Driving a Wedge between Russia & Syria

Russia Rebounds Despite Sanctions – Bloomberg

By Matthew A. Winkler for ==>>Bloomberg<<== (yes, Bloomberg not the Kremlin’s press office!)

Sanctions meant to punish Russia for snatching Crimea from Ukraine one year ago were supposed to hurt Russian business. And they did. Russian stocks, bonds and commodities had the worst performance in 2014 of those in any emerging market.

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