Russia buying up Gold
Feb. 10, 2013 http://www.bloomberg...buys-world.html
When Vladimir Putin says the U.S. is endangering the global economy by abusing its dollar monopoly, he’s not just talking. He’s betting on it.
Not only has Putin made Russia the world’s largest oil producer, he’s also made it the biggest gold buyer. His central bank has added 570 metric tons of the metal in the past decade, a quarter more than runner-up China, according to IMF data compiled by Bloomberg. The added gold is also almost triple the weight of the Statue of Liberty.
"there is no wrong or right - just popular opinion"
it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security
Posted 12 February 2013 - 11:06 AM
I find Putin to be a very progressive International leader and one worth listening too especially when he gives speeches such as these. They are more then insightful to the world at large. One thing I notice in this one was a couple references to communism/democracy ie Euro across all lands and furthering the Russian language as the language of dialogue. Perhaps it got lost in translation as well. But altogether I find him to be perhaps the best leader on the World scene we have.
I cant speak for Russian internal politics nor should I but he did give some indications of what direction he would like to go. +1