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Belarus In Full-Blown Hyperinflation Panic

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posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 10:07 AM
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just who is Belarus... look at the CIA factbook: www.ciaworldfactbook.us...




Belarus and Russia signed a treaty on a two-state union on 8 December 1999 envisioning greater political and economic integration. Although Belarus agreed to a framework to carry out the accord, serious implementation has yet to take place.
Since his election in July 1994 as the country's first president, Alexandr LUKASHENKO has steadily consolidated his power through authoritarian means.
Government restrictions on freedom of speech and the press, peaceful assembly, and religion continue.


As of 2007, 98 of the 110 members the House of Representatives are not affiliated with any political party and the remaining twelve members, eight belong to the Communist Party of Belarus, three to the Agrarian Party of Belarus, and one to the Liberal Democratic Party of Belarus, most of the non-partisans represents a wide scope of social organizations namely worker´s collectives, public associations and civil society organizations. In the other hand, neither the pro-Lukashenko parties, such as the Belarusian Socialist Sporting Party and the Republican Party of Labor and Justice, nor the People's Coalition 5 Plus opposition parties, such as the Belarusian People's Front and the United Civil Party of Belarus, won any seats in the 2004 elections. Organizations such as the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) declared the election "un-free" because of the opposition parties' poor results and media bias in favor of the government.[29] In the country's 2006 presidential election, Lukashenko was opposed by Alexander Milinkevich, a candidate representing a coalition of opposition parties, and by Alaksandar Kazulin of the Social Democrats. Kazulin was detained and beaten by police during protests surrounding the All Belarusian People's Assembly. Lukashenko won the election with 80% of the vote, but the OSCE and other organizations called the election unfair.[30]


Government type: republic in name, although in fact a dictatorship
Capital: name: Minsk

Economy - overview: Belarus has seen little structural reform since 1995, when President LUKASHENKO launched the country on the path of "market socialism." In keeping with this policy, LUKASHENKO reimposed administrative controls over prices and currency exchange rates and expanded the state's right to intervene in the management of private enterprises.



Belarus might just be bait for NATO to bite on...
or at least get a massive amount of western monies to conduct a 'color revolution' there over the current dictator
Russia might just be playing the west to (unwittingly) rescue Belarus from its financial & political woes


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posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 10:15 AM
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a reply to: St Udio


Belarus might just be bait for NATO to bite on...
or at least get a massive amount of western monies to conduct a 'color revolution' there over the current dictator
Russia might just be playing the west to (unwittingly) rescue Belarus from its financial & political woes


NATO wouldn't touch Belarus with a ten foot pole. It is entirely Russia's problem... they're even supposed to be in a "political union" of some sort. Nope, NATO will never go there.



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 10:25 PM
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a reply to: BornAgainAlien

You read my post but didn't take in a word, did you? Just hit 'reply' and spewed out another gulletful of anti-Western ideological claptrap.

I agree you that the West has been provoking Russia, mostly by kicking the country when it was down. A lot of people realize that, up to and including Jeffrey Sachs, who was one of those who helped do the kicking. And it's been happening since the end of the Cold War.

That is not the point I'm making. The point is that China does practice economic imperialism in a form that is incredibly effective with corrupt governments in poor countries. Russia is a poor country with a corrupt government. Chinese economic imperialism — which is based on buying corrupt officials and politicians — can and does work there. DJW001 is right.



posted on Dec, 24 2014 @ 12:12 AM
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a reply to: Astyanax

I did read it.

The West tries to gain influence by destroying countries, however the Chinese are smarter and are actual building things instead and are looking for partners.



posted on Dec, 24 2014 @ 12:14 AM
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a reply to: BornAgainAlien

Fiddlesticks. Both blocs pursue both means. The Chinese prefer to fight their wars by proxy; that is all.



posted on Dec, 24 2014 @ 12:22 AM
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a reply to: Astyanax

What wars have the Chinese been fighting recently away from their own country its proximity ?



posted on Dec, 24 2014 @ 07:44 AM
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originally posted by: BornAgainAlien
a reply to: Astyanax

What wars have the Chinese been fighting recently away from their own country its proximity ?


Right now they are suppressing Muslims and Buddhists in Xianjiang and Tibet, so they are too busy to deploy troops elsewhere. Their Navy has been attacking fishing boats from countries that do not acknowledge their claims to islands throughout the Pacific rim. I guess you're okay with using armed force against citizens who wish to secede, right?



posted on Dec, 24 2014 @ 07:46 AM
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originally posted by: BornAgainAlien
a reply to: Astyanax

I did read it.

The West tries to gain influence by destroying countries, however the Chinese are smarter and are actual building things instead and are looking for partners.


Wow! Have you never heard of the Marshall Plan? The Peace Corps? On the other hand, your beloved Putin destroys countries without rebuilding them afterwards: Chechniya, Ossetia, Ukraine....



posted on Dec, 24 2014 @ 09:30 AM
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a reply to: DJW001

Oh yes, the West was not behind all of that of course.



posted on Dec, 24 2014 @ 09:32 AM
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a reply to: DJW001



I guess you're okay with using armed force against citizens who wish to secede, right?


Well you are, so no points for you using that now.



posted on Dec, 24 2014 @ 09:53 AM
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originally posted by: BornAgainAlien
a reply to: DJW001



I guess you're okay with using armed force against citizens who wish to secede, right?


Well you are, so no points for you using that now.


And I admit that it is sometimes necessary. You, on the other hand, have been blaming Russia's use of force on others. I admire Viktor for his honesty; you, on the other hand, cannot seem to be honest with yourself.



posted on Dec, 24 2014 @ 10:00 AM
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a reply to: DJW001

I go to bed with a clear concious every night, how about you ?

...don`t answer, not needed for anyone.



posted on Dec, 25 2014 @ 09:53 PM
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a reply to: BornAgainAlien

It's a bit difficult to converse intelligently with people who don't understand English very well.

Definition of proxy.

Definition of proximity.

Also, 'conscious' and 'conscience' mean two different things.

I find it best to confine my online discussions to a language I actually know. I advise you to do the same. Merry Christmas!


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posted on Dec, 25 2014 @ 11:58 PM
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a reply to: Astyanax

I know the difference so what`s your point ?

I wasn`t talking about proxy wars, but about wars close to their borders recently and asking which ones you could name (and no, I wasn`t talking about the ones a bit longer ago)?

You were the one talking about them, and I haven`t seen them doing it, not even close to home. You can talk about the wars which the US has waged on them some time ago by proxy, but recently the US hasn`t done that and by so China also haven`t waged war...hey that`s surprising, or not ?
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posted on Dec, 26 2014 @ 01:17 AM
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originally posted by: Agent_USA_Supporter
a reply to: ScientificRailgun

Russia Today has being getting more viewers then CNN,FOX since they are better then the westren news outlets which in ways they have being demonizing Russia even during the winter games of last year.





Care to provide some proof........Ya that's what I thought you are putting personal truth forward as fact. Thankfully most people on ATS are smart enough to question things. Sadly some are not and will take your truth as fact.



posted on Dec, 26 2014 @ 04:02 AM
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a reply to: BornAgainAlien

You don't know what "proxy war" means, do you? If you did, you would understand that when the United States fights a proxy war, it is fighting against another major power by proxy. That other power has usually been the Soviet Union... now Russia. Every time you accuse the United States of fighting a proxy war, you are accusing Russia of fighting a proxy war. As I have cautioned you countless times, you need to further your education before you embarrass yourself further.



posted on Dec, 26 2014 @ 10:10 PM
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I wasn`t talking about proxy wars

No, you were replying to a post by me, in which I described China's actions in my own country.

You tried to whitewash the PRC by saying it doesn't attack other countries.

I said the Chinese prefer to fight their wars by proxy.

Obviously misunderstanding, you then started babbling about proximity.

Here is a list of countries in which China has fought proxy wars.

  • Afghanistan

  • Angola

  • Cambodia

  • French Indochina

  • Korea

  • Laos

  • Ogaden

  • Portuguese Guinea

  • Syria (currently)

  • Tibet (1959)

  • Vietnam

Now, if you have nothing to say with regard to what I was actually talking about, I have nothing more to say to you.



posted on Dec, 26 2014 @ 11:29 PM
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a reply to: Astyanax

I was only asking you how many recently and not being provoked by the US covertly ?

So yes, China is looking out for its own interests, but it`s not to be bloated and minus the provoked, it doesn`t come anyway near to the numbers with what the US/West is involved in.

I asked you a question which was pointed to what you wrote, but the question was not to your liking and than you act all bitchy about it...?

I get the idea you were only interested into trying to make it show that China is at least just as bad because of some personal grudge you have against them.



posted on Jan, 1 2015 @ 07:54 AM
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Latest development:


Belarus president in favor of using U.S. dollars, euros in Belarus-Russia trade

18 December 2014 12:38

MINSK, 18 December (BelTA) – It is necessary to use foreign currency — U.S. dollars or euros — in Belarus-Russia trade. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the relevant statement at the government conference held on 18 December to discuss economic matters, BelTA has learned.


Belta, the official Belarussian news agency

Wow. When Putin's puppets won't take the ruble, Russia can pretty much stop pretending it has an economic future.



posted on Jan, 1 2015 @ 09:13 AM
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I was only asking you how many recently and not being provoked by the US covertly ?


Ah moving the goalposts once again I see.



I asked you a question which was pointed to what you wrote, but the question was not to your liking and than you act all bitchy about it...?


It only looks bitchy to you because you were answered and didn't like the answer, because it goes against what you think you know.



I get the idea you were only interested into trying to make it show that China is at least just as bad because of some personal grudge you have against them.


Believe this or not, but not everybody feels the same way about other countries as you do about the US...and that is a sad way to live life.




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