Tag Archives: EU

EU Reveal Negotiating Stance


Attitudes are beginning to harden as the EU lets slip its negotiating stance in Outrage as Spain given effective Veto on future of Gibraltar.   Credit: Daily Telegraph 31/03/17 In the spirit of openness I’m gonna put all my cards on … Continue reading

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Unpayable debts and an existential EU financial crisis – Is the break-up of the euro now inevitable?


Unpayable debts and an existential EU financial crisis – Is the break-up of the euro now inevitable? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/02/23/rising-euro-break-up-risk-stokes-new-fears-central-bank-solvency/?WT.mc_id=tmgliveapp_androidshare_AnZzPVKjy5pM The Break-Up issues are real. Not Holly convinced by the impact on city of London activity. To put it another way, when … Continue reading

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What is Zaporozhian?


I was going to deal with this today but a number of pressing business issues came up leaving me with very little time. The answer to this question is more than just a question of history. Of necessity, I’m going … Continue reading

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Putin’s Desperate Gamble Becomes Clear


The Russian army isn’t filled with Putin-bots (neither is the Ukrainian for that matter) but that’s what he’d like us to believe. ref: Ukraine: Russian troops thwarted in attempt to storm missile base in Sevastopol ref: Ukraine navy officers reject … Continue reading

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Ukraine, Russia and the West


Ukraine is a post Soviet-Empire time-bomb on which the sticky finger marks of the EU and the US are visible. We are where we are (and as a normal citizen, I bottle up my irritation). Looking around the net, it’s … Continue reading

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