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What does a 1000 rubles buy?

A 1000 rubles is as per todays exchange = $17.69… I bought groceries for about six meals and that translates into around $3.00 a meal….two people, who will eat good. I bought, eight chicken breasts frozen, big bottle of soda, almost a kilo of red and yellow peppers, special tofu noodles, two cans of mushrooms, cucumbers, tomatoes, kielbasa, sour cream,…

Putin sometimes tells jokes…

Putin tells an old yarn from the Soviet era about bureaucratic unpredictability: Just one variation of transcript below. Video is actually Putin… An American spy goes to Lubyanka (the headquarters of the Soviet secret police in Moscow) and says: — I’m a spy, I want to turn myself in. — Who do you work for? — America. — OK, go…

Cost of Living? Moscow way down the list…

https://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/rankings.jsp It is just what I have said time and time again. Moscow and especially Russia in general is a very cost effective place to live… #1 Hamilton, Bermuda – 145.43 . . #14 New York, NY, United States – 100.00 . . #27 Washington, DC, United States – 91.94 . . . . #362 Moscow, Russia – 51.82 .…

Really? This is new to me and I live in Russia…

Russian nuclear doctrine includes a description of when they can nuke their own people. They want to talk about madness? Russian madness is the spark of madness driving the world mad because we've decided not to confront it. https://t.co/rjlqrvt9Sj — Molly McKew (@MollyMcKew) January 13, 2018 Stupid people in this world… “Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run…

Infographic: Who Russians Consider Their Greatest Enemies

I post what I find interesting. Maybe there is more truth to be found, but it is interesting and it does hold to what I have been saying since sanctions were illegally introduced against Russia. No love for America anymore by Russians… This chart shows the share of Russians who consider the following a threat (December 2017). Source: Infographic: Who…

Anomaly, aberration and absurdity; coffee please…

Facebook fell in a swan dive last week. An interesting article of a few years back, just about hit the nail on the head….It has been an anomaly that a site that was an upgraded version of Myspace would end up so highly valued. It has been explained to those that accept the truth, “Facebook is government funded!” Under the…

Did you know that Russia is messing up Mexico’s Elections?

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/367844-mcmaster-points-to-russian-interference-in-mexican-election McMaster: Russia interfering in Mexican election National security adviser H.R. McMaster says there are early signs of Russian interference in Mexico’s upcoming presidential election. Providing the keynote address for the Jamestown Foundation, McMaster pointed to Mexico as an example of where Russia is engaging in a disinformation campaign. “You’ve seen actually initial signs of it in the Mexican presidential…


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