Russia’s Central Bank In The Crosshair: Can Russia Learn From Brazil’s Fate?


COUNTER PUNCH –  Part of the attack on Rousseff stemmed from Brazil’s economic problems deliberately created by US credit rating agencies as part of Washington’s attack to down grade Brazilian debt, which set off an attack on the Brazilian currency, the real.

Brazil’s financial openness made Brazil an easy target to attack. One might hope that Vladimir Putin would take note of the cost of “economic openness.”  Putin  is a careful and thoughtful leader of Russia,  but he is not an economist… CONTINUE READING

  1. #1 by Paul Pluteau on 10/01/2016 - 9:34

    Interesting case of a double nationality russian (cough cough) who is awaiting judgment for jail time after declaring all Syrians are a threat to Israel and it was OK to kill them all.

    The article is at The Moscow Times:

    Enjoy reading and let’s wish things were like this here in America

  2. #2 by rehmat1 on 10/01/2016 - 9:34

    The illegal regime change in Brazil has nothing to do with the so-called “economic problems”. Ordinary citizens were far well-of than any regime in the past or the current the US-WB installed regime. It’s all about Dilma Vana Rousseff’s criticism of the Zionist regime and her support for Palestinian, Assad and Iran.

    Last year when she rejected Israel’s ambassador, he fate was sealed.

  3. #3 by Todd Christopher Raine on 10/01/2016 - 9:34

    Remember this when you are voting for bonds on levies and sewage/water bonds
    Remember the gas tax for roads that continually get worse Americans.
    Dams? New modern schools/education and bridges?
    If the Fed is Nationalized, all of these and any other national project would be debt
    free to any and all American citizens.

  4. #4 by Isaac on 10/01/2016 - 9:34

    I don’t think that the Russians who started the BRICS could have been so stupid to keep relying on the foreign currency for their central bank. the Russian economy is growing and they started trading with other countries without using the dollar for oil transactions and other products and goods. There are at the moment 23 countries who are not using the dollar any longer. they trade using their own currencies.

  5. #5 by TonyFromIN on 10/02/2016 - 9:34

    Bolivia-in the works……

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