Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Western sanctions aiming to cause panic and shortages among Russians have failed abysmally. The scene at the suburban Europark shopping mall in Moscow seems to bear that out.Sanctions? What sanctions? Russians aren’t feeling the sting.
The Ruble has ‘mysteriously’ surged to six-month highs against the dollar (and even stronger relative to the Euro) over the last few weeks since Russian President Putin demanded Rubles-for-Gas…Hungary Throws EU Neighbors Under The Bus, Says 10 Nations Technically Buying Gas-For-Rubles From Putin
Amidst the propaganda dementia cum acute cognitive dissonance overdrive across the whole NATOstan sphere, the only antidote is served by sparse voices of reason, which happen to be Russian, thus silenced and/or dismissed.Empire of Lies Eager to Receive Mr. Sarmat’s Business Card
It’s unimaginable that Le Pen can devise a rapprochement plan with Russia that’s attractive enough for it to simultaneously distance itself from China while abandoning its decree demanding that newly designated unfriendly countries pay for gas with rubles. That being the case, it’s possible that she had some ulterior motives behind publicly sharing her provocative proposal.Le Pen’s Proposal To Divide Russia From China Is Unrealistic
Following “illegitimate decisions” by several Western nations to freeze Russian assets, Putin ordered to accept payment for natural gas supplies to “unfriendly countries” only in rubles.Ruble gas payment Deadline Nears: G7 Countries may refuse to pay ‘On Principle’ – Europe to be ruined but ‘Biden is Laughing’
Fungal President Joe Biden openly declared Russian President Vladimir Putin a “war criminal” in a recent outburst while speaking at NATO. He’s repeated this in the wake of the initial images coming out of the town of Bucha, Ukraine where an alleged massacre of civilians by Russian soldiers took place.Bucha, Budapest and the Multiplying Problems of Real War Criminals
Related: Bucha Notes
Phony US/Western claims about Russian war crimes in Ukraine are part of relentlessly bashing the country and its leadership with fake news.Odds and Ends on Russia’s Special Military Campaign