Tag: health

Putin War Budget Gives Less to Health, Education, Agriculture and Even Crimea

September 29, 2014

Staunton, September 25 – According to experts surveyed by Novyye Izvestiya concerning changing budgetary priorities of the Russian government, “2015 promises to be the last year of relative stability” in Russia before belt-tightening and stagnation of the kind that recalls the period which led to “the collapse of the Soviet empire.” In the September 25 […]

Russians Responding to End of Empire as to Any Other Loss, Moscow Psychologist Says

July 9, 2014

Staunton, July 9 – As they have struggled with the end of empire, Russians have been going through the stages of a process familiar to anyone who has lost something: denial, anger, and grudging acceptance of what has happened and what the nature of the new reality is, according to Moscow psychologist Lyudmila Petranovskaya. In […]