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Ukraine collapes???
« on: February 13, 2017, 06:17:50 PM »


Ukraine will collapse in 2017, NATO will not help

http://www.pravdareport.com/news/world/ussr/ukraine/13-02-2017/136848-ukraine_collapse-0/


From what I am reading this is very possible. I can not post link because the page below is not on line.

Ever since Greece defaulted two years ago there have been worries that it would have to leave the euro, then so would Italy, and Italy is simply too big to fail or bail out.

 It is in July that Greece has major debt payments due to the IMF and ECB. They will not be able to make them as usual, and 53% of Greeks think they should leave the euro. So, there will be tense renegotiations.

 But the real crisis will come when the Greek default leads Italy to consider whether to leave the euro, and devalue and default on its own massive amounts of foreign debt. 47% of Italians are against the euro (and only 43% are for it) and Renzi’s loss of the recent referendum paves the way for that possibility. The French also are rapidly turning against the euro (41% against) under the campaign of Marine Le Pen, the rising far-right candidate.


If Italy and Greece leave it would leave German banks holding the bag on some very large bad debt.

Germany’s total Target 2 exposure to southern Europe is a record 740 billion euros. Germany’s central bank has been floating its trading partners to keep its export machine going. Wait until they get the defaults to pay for that.





The US is going to have its own problems this summer. So who is going to want to fight the Russians? Hint, ( No one. )

The really biggest problem can the Russia afford eastern Ukraine. People talk about poverty in Ukraine well this is where it is the most. A lot of retires who all want pensions. No body want to pay taxes to any government. Will Russia really want it????  Remember we are talking about twenty million people and everybody with any money will have already left. Then there is the really big gas bill and neglected infrastructure on top of the war damage. 


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Re: Ukraine collapes???
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2017, 06:25:52 PM »
The west is not the only place where there is economic problems.

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Re: Ukraine collapes???
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2017, 06:26:43 PM »
Russia has been explicit on this point. Donbass is part of Ukraine, not Russia.

Will Ukraine collapse further? Yes, that's a given.

In point of fact Donbass was, and can be again, a very productive region. The problem the area faced was wealth extraction - business profits were not retained in the area. Tax revenues were not adequately recycled to the region. Wages were low and there was underinvestment in civil infrastructure.

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Re: Ukraine collapes???
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2017, 07:09:54 PM »
The United states and the EU, have kept Ukraine afloat, for quite awhile.
Without the handouts Ukraine would already crashed.
It's difficult to say how well Ukraine might have done had they worked as hard to control corruption, as they have playing the victim of Russian aggression.
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Re: Ukraine collapes???
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2017, 10:14:44 PM »
Russia has been explicit on this point. Donbass is part of Ukraine, not Russia.

Will Ukraine collapse further? Yes, that's a given.

In point of fact Donbass was, and can be again, a very productive region. The problem the area faced was wealth extraction - business profits were not retained in the area. Tax revenues were not adequately recycled to the region. Wages were low and there was underinvestment in civil infrastructure.

I think one of the best strategies Ukraine could of done is to recognized Donbas as independent country as they claimed to be. It is very hard to call it part of the Ukraine as when they travel they travel with Russian passports, they use Russian currency, they are only connected to Russian TV, they use Russian school books, they only used the Russian language, they get there gas provide by Russia, they pay no taxes to Ukraine and receive no benefits from Ukraine. Other than the map how can you say Donbas is part of Ukraine?

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Re: Ukraine collapes???
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2017, 02:38:03 AM »
The United states and the EU, have kept Ukraine afloat, for quite awhile.
Without the handouts Ukraine would already crashed.
It's difficult to say how well Ukraine might have done had they worked as hard to control corruption, as they have playing the victim of Russian aggression.
Before they did, it was Russia that kept it afloat. I'm sure they don't mind passing the buck to EU/USA for a while.
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Re: Ukraine collapes???
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2017, 02:53:17 AM »
Texan77, do you practice this stuff before writing?

You do know that Donbass is a region of Ukraine, yes?
If unsure ask the pravy sektor bird you sponsor, she'll set you straight.

Secondly, you attribute to me status that I certainly do not claim. I have not been awarded plenipontentiary status by the Head of state of the Russian Federation and can not speak or make choices on behalf of the state and people of the Russian Federation. I merely noted the stated position of the Russian State and government.

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Re: Ukraine collapes???
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2017, 06:02:37 AM »
The really biggest problem can the Russia....

Jesus Tex - what in the hell is that? I hate being the grammar nazi but do you speak other languages?


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Re: Ukraine collapes???
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2017, 06:05:10 AM »
In point of fact *Scotland was, and can be again, a very productive region. The problem the area faced was wealth extraction - business profits were not retained in the area. Tax revenues were not adequately recycled to the region. Wages were low and there was underinvestment in civil infrastructure.

Andy - you sound like Nicola Sturgeon!  :)

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Re: Ukraine collapes???
« Reply #9 on: February 14, 2017, 07:01:19 AM »
Rosco, whilst I know that you were not entirely serious, I'd hate for our colonial cousins to get the wrong idea and have them thinking that Scotland is in anyway comparable to Donbass. :)

Some bits of Scotland may have some issues but the worst of them would seem as an earthly paradise in comparison to pretty much any bit of Ukraine. :)

Actually, many aspects of Scotland seem rather paradisiacal to we lowlanders. :)

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Re: Ukraine collapes???
« Reply #10 on: February 14, 2017, 07:05:32 AM »
Texan77, you really do get fed some shit by your Right Sector girlfriend don't you?

Do you not understand that the Minsk Accord, to which the LPR/DPR are signatories, EXPLICITLY makes clear that the region IS a part of Ukraine?

Over here in civilisation we are aware of the USAian 'no child left behind' policy and how it, in truth, it actually means dumbing everybody down to the lowest level. I take it that you, given your age, were part of some early pilot project?


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Re: Ukraine collapes???
« Reply #11 on: February 14, 2017, 09:33:02 AM »
Over here in civilisation we are aware of the USAian 'no child left behind' policy and how it, in truth, it actually means dumbing everybody down to the lowest level. I take it that you, given your age, were part of some early pilot project?

I do believe he speaks, reads and writes like most southerners who only went to public school.

I can force myself to be fully in that mind frame if need arises, as well as the accent.  :)

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Re: Ukraine collapes???
« Reply #12 on: February 14, 2017, 09:35:14 AM »
The really biggest problem can the Russia afford eastern Ukraine.

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Re: Ukraine collapes???
« Reply #13 on: February 14, 2017, 09:35:34 AM »
Texan77, you really do get fed some shit by your Right Sector girlfriend don't you?

Do you not understand that the Minsk Accord, to which the LPR/DPR are signatories, EXPLICITLY makes clear that the region IS a part of Ukraine?

What they explicitly claim in theory and what's done in practice seem quite different.  :smokin:

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Re: Ukraine collapes???
« Reply #14 on: February 14, 2017, 09:42:01 AM »
Rosco, whilst I know that you were not entirely serious, I'd hate for our colonial cousins to get the wrong idea and have them thinking that Scotland is in anyway comparable to Donbass. :)

Some bits of Scotland may have some issues but the worst of them would seem as an earthly paradise in comparison to pretty much any bit of Ukraine. :)

Actually, many aspects of Scotland seem rather paradisiacal to we lowlanders. :)
Now that is sheer nonsense. You really should visit Ukraine before making such odious comments.
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