Putin’s Speech

Putin’s latest speech Following are extracts from a televised speech on Monday 20 February by Russian President Vladimir Putin; here he is speaking on the Russian economy after the collapse of the Soviet Union Colleagues, in this context I would like to make a small philosophicaldigression. This is what I would like to single out.We remember what problems and imbalances the Soviet economy faced in itslater … Continue reading Putin’s Speech

Nordstream 2

Nordstream 2,  Germany and the US Jack Coldrick I’m increasingly getting the feeling that the current security crisis in Ukraine is being fuelled by this issue.  Ultimately, the final decision was in Germany’s hands and the agreement between Merkel and Biden was an acknowledgment of that fact. But the dynamics seem to have changed after the … Continue reading Nordstream 2