Russians Assert Their Ground-Launched Weapons Systems More Effective in Ukraine

In a most unusual article published today by Komsomol'skaya pravda Russian weapons specialists compare in some detail the combat effectiveness and cost of their theatre range systems with those NATO has supplied to Ukraine. These include the US Javelin vis-a-vis the Russian Kornet, the US Stinger vis-a-vis the Russian Verba, the US Howitzer M777 vis-a-vis … Continue reading Russians Assert Their Ground-Launched Weapons Systems More Effective in Ukraine

Russian Newspaper Reiterates Putin’s Fear of Democracy

One way of reporting the truth in today's censored Russia is to quote the statement of a foreign news organisation or foreign statesman without actually affirming its accuracy. This is what Kommersant' has done by quoting the German chancellor to the effect that Putin fears "the spark of democracy" spreading into Russia. Kommersant' : 20.06.2022, … Continue reading Russian Newspaper Reiterates Putin’s Fear of Democracy

Time for a Rethink: Russia Stabilises the Rouble

It has been evident for some considerable time that whereas the United States and Britain have had incompetents managing the Federal Reserve Bank, the Bank of England, the US Treasury and HM Treasury, who dithered while the rate of inflation climbed inexorably and now make transparent excuses that everything and everyone else were somehow responsible … Continue reading Time for a Rethink: Russia Stabilises the Rouble