Are We Previewing WWIII?

The Russians have unleashed their own version of “shock and awe” in Syria, and the brutal efficiency of their airstrikes against ISIS targets has stunned many observers around the globe.  For more than a year, the Obama administration has claimed…

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Russia Just Passed A Law That Could Be Very Bad For The U.S.

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…

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Is Vladimir Putin Dead?

Russian President Vladimir Putin has not been seen in public since March 5th, and the Internet is abuzz with rumors that he is either seriously ill or dead.  So could it be possible that there is anything to these rumors? …

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A Full-Blown Economic Crisis Has Erupted In Russia

The 8th largest economy on the entire planet is in a state of turmoil right now.  The shocking collapse of the price of oil has hit a lot of countries really hard, but very few nations are as dependent on…

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The Next ‘Nail In The Coffin’ For The US Dollar

Several months ago, when Russia announced the much anticipated “Holy Grail” energy deal with China, some were disappointed that despite this symbolic agreement meant to break the petrodollar’s stranglehold on the rest of the world, neither Russia nor China announced payment terms…

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Investors Place Their Bets on Russia’s Fate

Tensions between Russia and other major world powers just went into overdrive. As I mentioned on Tuesday, Russia’s ability to survive independently makes it essentially impervious. Well, the country is beginning to prove it. In response to recent sanctions, Russia announced…

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Russia Is Doing It – Russia Is Actually Abandoning The Dollar

The Russians are actually making a move against the petrodollar.  It appears that they are quite serious about their de-dollarizationstrategy.  The largest natural gas producer on the planet, Gazprom, has signed agreements with some of their biggest customers to switch payments…

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