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News Russia in the 21st Century

  1. Oct 11, 2008 #1


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    Russia is resurging after two decades. It is driven by their oil and gas industry.

    Russia test-fires ballistic missile to mid-Pacific
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20081011/wl_nm/us_russia_missile [Broken]
    Move over Uncle Sam, here comes Uncle Vladimir. :biggrin:

    Meanwhile - Under Bush, US influence in Latin America wanes
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081011/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/lt_losing_latin_america [Broken]

    And China is making huge investments in resource development in S. America and Africa.
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  3. Oct 13, 2008 #2
    Very interesting article on Russia. Unfortunately at the moment I lack the time that this topic would deserve. So for now just one recent article from the Economist that looks rather critical at Russias military capabilities:


    Note the graphic comparing Russias military budget with the US :rolleyes:
  4. Oct 13, 2008 #3
    I don't blame them after putting up with this administration for so long.
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