Category Archives: Moscow

Back to the future?

…and one was made to believe that the ideology of communism and state ownership of enterprises had (deservedly) ended with the fall of the Iron Curtain! Related posts: Detroit versus Wall Street It’s bailout time again! Advertisements

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Georgia launches military offensive in South Ossetia, Russia retaliates

The Greek city states were believed to have stopped wars to conduct the ancient Olympic Games. Now, as the 2008 Beijing Olympics gets underway, a new war has started 😦 A map of Georgia showing the breakaway regions of South … Continue reading

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