Yesterday was the summit of EU leaders devoted to coronavirus. His goal is to take "coordinated strategy to" restore public life, economy and industry in Europe after the end of the pandemic. But the summit showed that between European countries there are a number of contradictions and misunderstandings.
The Russian economy in the current situation, had to come in decline, but this did not happen. Vladimir Putin this state of Affairs is definitely delighted, the author writes. He did speculate about the reasons why Russia was "less sensitive to such shocks," he said, and came to the conclusion that the country should not expect economic collapse, and social.
The author admits that the epidemic of coronavirus in China is really under control, as reported by the authorities of the country. Nevertheless, he is convinced that they did not act skillfully and promptly. Indicating that how and when it should have done, he finds himself thereby, "sofa strategist."
The author boldly goes against the American "mainstream", calling into question the justification of sanctions against the victims of the coronavirus North Korea and Iran. But the authorities have people with other views, the author recognizes with horror. And cites the following fact: the Secretary of state Pompeo rejoices in the misfortune of Iran, hoping for a "regime change".
Postcard from Krasnodar: how to live in Russia in the era of Western sanctions? (People’s World, USA)
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