Category Archives: Russia

Protection money: Don Corleone

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Anyone for Uruguay?

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  25 May 2015 CONTRA SPEM “Tout le malheur des hommes vient de l’espérance.” Assertion by Albert … Continue reading

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Caput anni

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Bella, horrida bella, matribus detestata

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  21 September 2014 Not infrequently one gets the distinct impression that what concerns our masters, the … Continue reading

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Saltire flying high

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Jaw-jaw better than war-war

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Guns abroad, guns at home

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  31 May 2014 Two letters in the International New York Times yesterday 30 May 2014: 1. … Continue reading

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