Eurasia Review: Crisis: Are Rating Agencies To Blame? – OpEd

By VOR February 20, 2013 By Sergey Duz The United States is suing Standard & Poor’s for $5bln in damages allegedly caused by the agency’s biased assessment of America’s creditworthiness. Why S&P, and not any of the two other big rating agencies whose manipulative tactics fanned the global economic trouble? In interviews with The Voice…

PRAVDA.Ru

Dollar to rise against euro until G7 summit 27.01.2004 | Source: Pravda.Ru Over the next week and a half, the dollar will be rising against the euro until it reaches $1.21 per euro, Mikhail Khazin, the President of the expert consulting company NIAKON, announced in an interview with RBC. According to him, after the meeting of…

JULIA IOFFE THE MOSCOW DIARIES

Morphine halts Russian economic crisis in tracks Image via Wikipedia Yesterday, Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin announced that Russia had passed the crisis like some kind of awful kidney stone. His evidence was, as usual, fuzzy math. The crisis is over, he said, because projections in the fall of Russia’s GDP had slowed from 10 to…

Freedom Fighter: “1898 USS Maine”

Mikhail Khazin, a Russian economist who once ran the cultural section at Komsomolskaya Pravda, speaking in a 2008 Pravda interview of the need in troubled times to change the psychology of society, to unite it, said that “the Americans blew up their own battleship Maine.” Eliades Acosta, a prominent Cuban historian, head of the Cuban…

Russia Profile: “Who Controls Russia’s Economy?”

The Composition of Russia’s New Cabinet Dampens Hopes for Economic Reforms By Tai Adelaja Russia Profile 05/23/2012 Despite having a government firmly in place, Russia’s economic outlook remains uncertain because key economic decisions remain the prerogative of the Kremlin, economists say. Hopes for prosperity through economic reform and modernization may also be at risk as…

Ideas4Future: “Freigeld in Russian”

AUTHOR: URY SMIRNOV. CATEGORY: INTERVIEW WITH EXPERTS. DATE:24.05.2012, 12:06. Blog ideas4future already told about the theory of free money (Freigeld) by Silvio Gesell and projects of local currencies generated worldwide by territorial and online communities to solve their own problems: reducing the impact of economic criseses, the mutually beneficial exchange of goods and services, the development of…