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The smartest thing I’ve read about the Crimea events so far…

…is this potted history and modern context by Russian historian Orlando Figes. It’s basically obligatory reading. And it’s not very optimistic, either. 
Y’know, I watched gold drop steadily the last two days and really wondered why that should be. And semi-on that thought, here’s a livestream chart for Natgas. 

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