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Stratfor Video

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on the state owned corporations:

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Written by Nina Jobe

November 12, 2009 at 1:22 PM

More from Stratfor

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Stratfor Part 3.  Friedman is pretty much right on the money here.  For another point of view, see SWP.

Written by Nina Jobe

October 28, 2009 at 12:11 AM

Surkov & the Civiliki

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As you may or may not have noticed, I am a bit obsessed with Slava Surkov.  It has gotten to the point where even I wonder if I have imbued him with more qualities than he actually possesses.  So, I was surprised to discover myself a little sceptical of Stratfor’s breakdown of the clans within the Kremlin.  I do not disagree with the essence of what Friedman says, but with certain facts, and his interpretation of those facts. Read the rest of this entry »

George Friedman

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on the issues facing Medvedev, Putin, and the Tandemocracy.  According to Friedman, Putin is setting up Medvedev, and Kudrin to take the fall should the new policy of selling off state-owned corporations fail.  Interesting stuff.

Written by Nina Jobe

October 24, 2009 at 2:34 PM