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Predictions for 2023? Annus horribilis with some surprising upsides
The Cradle's writers offer up their predictions for 2023. The common theme is massive global shifts, some good, some bad.
Jan 09, 2023
No pain, no grain: Putin’s Black Sea comeback
After the western military attack on Sevastopol briefly halted Russian grain transports, Moscow is back in business with a stronger hand and more favorable terms.
Nov 02, 2022
Russia favors Turkey over Europe for gas hub: Putin
The Russian president also revealed the details of the aftermath of Nord Stream pipeline explosions
Nov 01, 2022
The UK’s transition from Tweedledee to Tweedledum
Don’t expect Britain’s first Asian prime minister to radically reverse the UK's direction, as he is a pillar of the establishment.
Oct 31, 2022
Everybody wants to hop on the BRICS Express
Eurasia is about to get a whole lot larger as countries line up to join the Chinese and Russian-led BRICS and SCO, to the detriment of the west
Oct 27, 2022
Ukraine’s revenge on the West
As the balance of power shifts again in Ukraine, its reverberations will impact the very unity of the EU project
Oct 05, 2022
Gas-hungry Germany approves arms deal with Saudi Arabia
Germany has been boosting its relations with GCC countries after losing access to Russian fuel
Sep 30, 2022
Who profits from Pipeline Terror?
Secret talks between Russia and Germany to resolve their Nord Stream 1 and 2 issues had to be averted at any cost
Sep 29, 2022