Russian Hysteria and Russian Sang Froid

Anyone watching the international scene, particularly those transfixed by American television, has long been accustomed to reaching for a stiff drink and succumbing to weary resignation at the endless stream of unhinged hysteria, the fog of verbal war. But then we can switch off and look for rational statements emanating from within government to adjust … Continue reading Russian Hysteria and Russian Sang Froid

The Russians Admit that US Sanctions Against Russian Energy Are Working

Many have doubted whether US sanctions against Russia would ever have much impact. But it seems they do. A very interesting piece has appeared on 7 March in Vzglyad' ru, a publication that, to say the least, does not favour the West (or Ukraine). Written by Ol'ga Samofalova and entitled "The USA is Blocking the … Continue reading The Russians Admit that US Sanctions Against Russian Energy Are Working