zerohedge.com / Tyler Durden / 09/20/2014 10:31 -0400
Yesterday it was the UK which scrambled a squadron of Typhoon jets when two Russian Tu-95 “Bear” Bombers had gotten too close to its shores, even if still located in international space. Then overnight, none other than the US did the same when two F-22 fighter jets [...]
theburningplatform.com / Stucky / 19th September 2014
Note: Depending on interest shown for this article, every two weeks or so I will be posting educational (hopefully) articles with titles that will start with (Decider) or (Deceiver). “Decider” willfocus on people whose decisions made a significant positive impact on world history. “Deceiver” will focus on people [...]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / September 19, 2014
Next week, several activities are planned with the participation of high-ranking Russian officials on the work of the Russian segment of the Internet and to disconnect it entirely from the worldwide web in an emergency. In particular, this topic will be discussed next Monday at [...]
zerohedge.com / by Mohamed El-Erian via Mareeg.com / 09/18/2014 13:12
This has been an unusual year for the global economy, characterized by a series of unanticipated economic, geopolitical, and market shifts – and the final quarter is likely to be no different. How these shifts ultimately play out will have a major impact [...]
blog.milesfranklin.com / By Bill Holter / September 18th, 2014
So many topics to choose from today, Russia is pushing back on sanctions and has already begun to cut gas supplies to Europe. The Scottish independence vote which if “yes” means the end to a 1,000 year empire and brings into question the Anglo American banking [...]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / September 17, 2014
Poroshenko and the Nationalists
Following the recent Minsk accords, Petro Poroshenko has done what he should have done from the beginning: he offered amnesty to the rebels in the East, and promised that the Lugansk and Donetsk regions would be granted political autonomy (three years [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/17/2014 20:43
Just a day after NATO began military exercises (with troops from the US) near the city of Lviv in Western Ukraine, WSJ reports Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu is responding to the “rising foreign military presence,” near Russia. In a not-so-de-escalatory move, Shoigu explained that [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 09/17/2014 09:12 -0400
The cold war is on, literally, because it will determine who will survive Europe’s upcoming cold winter – a Europe with decreasing Russian gas supplies, or Russia now officially starved of Western sources of funding. The “Plan Bs” – Europe has record gas inventories in storage [...]
Free Syrian Army rebels attend a weapons training session outside Idlib in this 2012 file picture. (AP Photo, File)
cnsnews.com / By Patrick Goodenough / September 17, 2014 – 4:26 AM
(CNSNews.com) – Russia on Tuesday accused the West of ignoring its warnings about the growing terrorist threat in Syria, and claimed [...]
kingworldnews.com / September 16, 2014
Today an acclaimed money manager spoke with King World News about China, Russia, gold, and a New World Order that is rising in the East. Stephen Leeb also spoke about how the Russians and the Chinese are planning to set up this new hub of power in the East.
trueeconomics.blogspot.com / by Dr. Constantin Gurdgiev / September 16, 2014
After ten days of ceasefire, the Ukrainian Parliament (Rada) ratified a very significant new bill, introduced by President Poroshenko, that
guarantees a “special status” based on a degree of self-rule for the self-proclaimed separatist territories, the Donetsk and Luhansk “People’s Republics”, for a period [...]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / Sept. 14, 2014
There is a specter haunting the op-ed pages. It is not the specter of creeping socialism that many observers worried about as the Great Financial Crisis broke. It is the end of globalization.
This has been a recurring theme that has its present roots in the [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / September 15, 2014
War and peace factions are at odds in Ukraine.
The war factions claim Putin cannot be trusted but the peace factions have finally had enough of war. The likely loss of Mariupol within weeks was simply too much to take.
One thing is [...]
kingworldnews.com / September 15, 2014
Today KWN is putting out a special piece which features three fantastic guest commentaries, one of which includes two charts of the gold sector. This piece also includes two incredible notes from Jeffrey Saut and Art Cashin. David P. out of Europe sent us the two key charts that [...]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / September 15, 2014
The sanctions, the last batch of which took effect on Friday, are targeting with ever increasing intensity the Russian economy and a growing number of key individuals. The defense, financial, and energy sectors have been hit the hardest. Oil and gas exports are [...]
zerohedge.com / Tyler Durden / 09/13/2014 10:43 -0400
About a month ago, when Russia sent a humanitarian convoy to aid ethnic Russians in east Ukraine, the Western world, and of course media, screamed bloody murder, with everyone from NATO to the Kiev government declaring it, without a shadow of a doubt, an invasion, a Trojan [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/12/2014 21:06
History did not end with the Cold War and, as Mark Twain put it, whilst history doesn’t repeat it often rhymes. As Alexander, Rome and Britain fell from their positions of absolute global dominance, so too has the US begun to slip. America’s global economic [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/12/2014 19:45
When Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson detailed a $3.2 billion deal to drill for oil in Russia’s Arctic Sea two years ago, he predicted that the project would strengthen the ties between the U.S. and Russia. However, as WSJ reports, Exxon has instead wound up in [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / September 12, 2014
Sanctions or War?
It’s long overdue we label sanctions for what they really are: war. If you prefer, call them “economic war”.
Today, president Obama took the undeclared war another step forward by targeting Lukoil, a private Russian company.
Please consider Gazprom, Lukoil [...]
trueeconomics.blogspot.com / by Dr. Constantin Gurdgiev / September 12, 2014
So Bank to Russia decided to maintain its benchmark rate at 8% today. The announcement is here http://www.cbr.ru/eng/press/pr.aspx?file=12092014_133319eng_dkp2014-09-12T13_29_04.htm. This was expected by majority of analysts: 17 expected no hike, 7 expected a 50bps hike and 1 expected a 25bps hike. My own view – [...]