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Top-10 Cryptos in 2020

TOP-10 CRYPTOS IN 2020 By Marius Kramer, No. 1 Cryptocurrency writer on Quora worldwide I think at the end of 2020, this is how it will be. 1. Bitcoin from $185B to $1.85T = 10x / no rank change Bitcoin is king, especially for institutional investors. It has shown us that throughout the beginning of […]

Trump-Putin Summit: Ukraine’s Gas Transit Still in Limbo?

As many analysts will be trying now to decipher the real outcome of the summit (please see video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-Xw0_2eMJg and transcript at https://www.npr.org/2018/07/16/629462401/transcript-president-trump-and-russian-president-putins-joint-press-conference?t=1531774783621), let’s note that there have been some interesting and visible “movements” on contentious Ukraine gas transit issue. First and most obvious conclusion – there will be probably no further US sanctions […]

Russia’s Gas Transit Poker Game: It’s Time to Help Ukraine and Change the Tactics – Part 2

Gazprom’s “Game of Poker” There are a few visible “poker game”moves undertaken by both sides as well as by third parties in the post-arbitration period: Gazprom’s seeming unwillingness to pay what is due to Ukraine ($2.56 billion). Some experts, however, point out that the likelihood of payment is still rather high. Apart from possible reputational risks, Gazprom’s […]

Russia’s Gas Transit Poker Game: It’s Time to Help Ukraine and Change the Tactics – Part 1

“Gas War” between Russia and Ukraine in the Geopolitical Context Recently, the future of Russian gas transit through Ukraine has grown into one of the hottest and most contentious geopolitical issues. Problems that always existed between Ukraine and Russia in the gas sector have become particularly acute after annexation of Crimea and armed aggression in […]

GEOSTRATEGIC PRIORITIES OF UKRAINE

The article deals with the analysis of basic geostrategic priorities of Ukraine that have to become the basis of the realization of geostrategy’s development of the country and assist the forming of its international subjectivity. The influence of foreign-policy threats has been found out  on modern state of transformation of  bilateral and multilateral relations with global geopolitical players and […]

Dr. Hawrylyshyn’s Legacy in Vision for His Country

Dr. Hawrylyshyn, a prominent intellectual, researcher, educator, humanist and simply a Great Ukrainian, had passed away on 24 October 2016, aged 90, in Kyiv. He was a figure of international stature and importance. Born in pre-war Ukraine to a family of pheasants in a village of Ternopil province, taken out of the country by the […]

CIA data confirms Ukraine’s central bank was the worst in controlling inflation…

The main conclusion I deliberated upon in my previous post “How central bank policies undermine a troubled currency and exacerbate recession: the case of Ukraine” (https://lnkd.in/dm7wUTQ) that sometimes central banks do worse than better to macroeconomic stability of a given country is now indirectly confirmed by the recently published CIA World Factbook data on inflation […]