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Russian President Vladimir Putin has introduced legislation that would deal a tremendous blow to the U.S. dollar.  If Putin gets his way, and he almost certainly will, the U.S. dollar will be eliminated from trade between nations that belong to the Commonwealth of Independent States.  In addition to Russia, that …

Last year, Russia began unloading massive amounts of their US dollar reserves. In the month of December 2014 alone, Putin sold some 20% of the country’s U.S. Treasuries, a move that further increased tensions surrounding what can only be described as economic warfare between East and West. Then, as if part of a …

The handling of the Ukrainian conflict, and the second-rate attempt to antagonize Vladimir Putin and paint him as an aggressor has failed, if the terse opinion of one of America’s oldest diplomats is any indication. Henry Kissinger, now 92 years old, remains one of the staunchest insiders in the smoky …

The second Ukrainian ceasefire appears to have fallen apart as reports from around the country indicate that heavy fighting has resumed. Though Western media has yet to report on activity that began Sunday, independent journalists and eye witnesses have been updating social networks with photos, videos and first-hand accounts. It’s …