Category Archives: Russia

Sanctions Bite.


I saw a story on CNN, stating the sanctions are beginning to have an effect in Russia.  I thought about this.  The present Russian system has similarities to the old Soviet Empire. An oligarchy runs the country.  They just aren’t … Continue reading

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Emigrating to China?!


At work, I brought up something I saw in the news.  The Canadian middle class overall, is better off than the American middle class.  One wise cracking co worker said China is going to replace the United States with the … Continue reading

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If Putin Were on Chicagoland.


On the last episode of Chicagoland, the police were discussing keeping gang members out of the safe zones set up for students to go to school.  Transport this to Eastern Ukraine, where there’s been more trouble in the Donetsk region. … Continue reading

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Spring Fling, Russian Style.


In the United States, students go to warm beaches and party.  (I didn’t I attended City College of New York, a commuter school.  Being the son of Marvin Charton, a professor at Pratt Institute, a college with dorms, I learned … Continue reading

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