Of dominoes and contagion.
Something is quietly brewing between the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) which is an economic union of states located in central and northern Eurasia (Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus,...
This past week I flew from Moscow to Vietnam, participating in a new international business model for investing in worldwide property development using the blockchain.
Over the past several months, sitting here in Moscow, it has become increasingly obvious that while the US Dollar is unquestionably the world’s leading and liquid...
Russia has certainly been bridge building these past few years, figuratively and literally.
'Life pre-World Cup and post-World Cup is the same in Russia, only with less tourists.'
'Something in the world of international politics will snap decisively.'
Some curious things happened with several businesspeople who attended World Cup events in Russia.
The US Treasury published a report naming those countries that are the largest holders of US bonds. The list includes 33 countries, and for the first...
As the digital world and the commercial realm of bricks and mortar industry inexorably grow together through e-Commerce as well as the many paths opened via...
Is it time to diversify away from over-weight restrictions in US Dollar trade.
A major economic shift unremarked by the West, while multiple production dimensions come on line.
Trade wars may in fact lead to active debt and currency wars as well.
What the "expert pundits" can not manage to predict about Russia.
An asset backed currency, used by Russia and China, may be the biggest challenge to Emperor Dollar.
No Spam, Just Facts.
Group-think on Russia is usually thoughtless.
The magical allure of "Imported" is quickly losing its sparkle in Russia.
Cheddar, Brie, Prosciutto, Blue Cheese, Bagels and Ciabatta are now all made in Russia
The geopolitical surprises just seem to keep coming
Americans touring Russia is up 25% this year.
With western-style feminism largely absent from Russia, women here strive toward their goals rather than blaming circumstances
Russia's biggest bank displays its ability to bounce back from debilitating trauma and negative attitudes
For some of the world's best surfing, you have to travel to one of the most inhospitable but beautiful places on earth
The global financial status quo in place since the end of Bretton Woods in 1971 is facing its demise
With financial uncertainty ahead, good financial advice can come from the unlikeliest of places
With no peace treaty since 1945, realtions between the two nations have long been strained, but progress is being made
Latvia wants the names of its kids who dared to have fun in Crimea, while German giant Siemens demands Russia enforce sanctions against itself