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[QUOTE=Te Great Skeeve;46824250]Russian defending Russia, whats new?[/QUOTE] How about "Guy from Moscow informing about Moscow stuff". I mean, i once threw red frisbee on red square at red dawn, i'm that rad, come at me comrad.
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[QUOTE=yannickgd;46824197][img]http://wpmedia.news.nationalpost.com/2014/12/536417687.jpg?w=620&h=414[/img] if you think these are a couple of grandmas you should get your eyes checked. I'm not saying you're a mindless idiot following russian press, but please inform yourself...
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I laughted my ass when i heard reports of this on radio then passed by on cab - few hundred grandmas having trouble standing on icy square/sidewalk/boulevard/whatever and everybody standing in line to take hot coffee. Laughable attempt and poorly executed, everything from timi...
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Interestingy, first three posts here are based on thinking that AI would evolve to have personality, rather then think of it it as a program or tool to bypass bias in decisions and bureucratic mess. Think of it as this way - Nation have National Council that is comprised fr...
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Can artificial intelligence take on nation wide governance role?
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I was thinking, with our world being not new to corruption and greed at goverment, bureucracy delaying vital decisions, could we one day introduce a fully fledged AI controlled goverment structure? Ofcouse for this debate we are going to assume that technology allows for suc...
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[QUOTE=Grimhound;46777098]Uh. Russia would've been the one paying in that situation.[/QUOTE] oh, pardon, readed as "for Ukraine", my mistake.
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[QUOTE=Grimhound;46776956]At this point it probably would've been cheaper to just buy Crimea from Ukraine.[/QUOTE] Knowing Ukraine they would delay payment three times untill EU would pay for them, soo... no not really. Crap, bad reading, sorry.
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[QUOTE=antianan;46776774]ruble's rate is irrelevant (though i'm pretty sure it will drop again after the new year celebrations), the situation in economy is, and all these chinese or turkish doses won't heal an addict our country is. But i'm not even talking about economica...
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[QUOTE=antianan;46776666]Actually, it's not so far away from the truth. You see, we live in a vicious circle of hopes and disenchantments, but with every iteration hopes decline and disenchantments grow. Russia has a rich history of fuckups, so I don't think anyone in this cou...
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[QUOTE=Gwoodman;46773377]oh now it's different issues, ok only when the argument suits you, you argue but the moment it backfires, change the subject hilarious[/QUOTE] And you are Eagle Eye Joe. [url]http://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1443008&p=46773227&viewful...
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[QUOTE=Gwoodman;46773121]also lmao at you guys always talking about "Us vs Them" mentality and you're always the ones creating this also again you still don't understand two wrongs don't make a right so I don't understand how somebody else's actions justify yours "he ki...
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[QUOTE=Kybalt;46773070]I don't support any of those actions and I'm certainly going to become politically involved once I become a citizen. What's your excuse?[/QUOTE] Alright, that is really interesting, please do share your aproach to the case in a few sentances if poss...
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[QUOTE=just-a-boy;46773038]I really do hope you are, Karimatrix. And if what you say is true, I hope there are many more like you steadily making their way through the woodworks to finally overtake the old men playing with young people's lives. All of this serves no master but...
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[QUOTE=Gwoodman;46773035]Where do you lack in understanding and information that Americans, Europeans and even Asians alike have condemned NATO actions in the Middle East for the last 2 decades?[/QUOTE] I guess it comes from that NATO wiped their ass with those angry lette...
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[QUOTE=Kybalt;46772994]We're not. You are.[/QUOTE] No sir, I am that guy who paints [B]everyone[/B] gray. My country included. Sorry if forgot to mention that ten times in a thread to ensure your opinion on me is not based solely by reaction to my posts in this particular...
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[QUOTE=Kybalt;46772940] Yeah, fuck 'em too. Why does your argument constantly devolve into "well other people do it too". Strive to be better, for fucks sake.[/QUOTE] It's not an argument it's just a reminded to not paint one side black while everybody else all white.
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[QUOTE=Gwoodman;46772901] [B]Everyone but Russia is pursuing the alternative while defending themselves[/B] and others for a potential threat and, unfortunately, that is what Russia is right now, a threat to the world because they are escalating things into an unnecessary sta...
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[QUOTE=Gwoodman;46772801]Again, no one is calling for a revolution in Russia.[/QUOTE] Well then i have no idea what you people arguing about. Perhabs it's just a tone of constant argument that makes it sounds like both sides having way radically diffrent opinion. If you...
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[QUOTE=just-a-boy;46772780]Every time you or [B]Karimatrix[/B] says "you guys just don't understand Russia", I can just smell the dank bullshit aroma as it permeates my brain, and sets a rather disturbing precedent to be honest - "Keep oppressing the people long enough and the...
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[QUOTE=Gwoodman;46772681]Who said anything about foreigners governing Russia? Portuguese govern Portuguese, Spanish govern Spanish, French govern French, British govern British, German govern German, Americans govern Americans, Russians will govern Russians regardless of th...
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[QUOTE=Gwoodman;46772564]Reading that just forges the conclusion that many people have that the Russian government has total power over the people and that Russians rather be okay with it than do anything about it. It must be a terrible thing to live there. [editline]22n...
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[QUOTE=The golden;46771241]"Aid supplies for Ukraine"[/QUOTE] [I]Those white rockets man, i tell ya, there are tanks inside![/I]
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RIP, great singer. Sad news but atleast he lived an incredible life(and relatively long one) and left incredible heritage and influence. This is no game over. This is Final Score.
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[QUOTE=DoktorAkcel;46770827]You know what's funny? THe beggining of XX century began almost like this. Government and church became the one corrupting beast, that seen citizens as resource, not people. Never listened, never thought about what will be in future. I hope I don'...
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Alright, first of all, Kudrin is a whiny ex-goverment guy who got cut out from precios position, soo he bitches about goverment any second possible. Secondly, ruble already gained after that huge drop on black tuesday. Crisis yeah, recession yeah, but Kudrin only wishes th...
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[QUOTE=MatheusMCardoso;46757081]Ever heard of war tourism? As crazy as it sounds there are plenty of people doing that.[/QUOTE] Crimea hardly qualify for war tourism, too safe and peaceful, but there is a nice ongoing tour in East Ukraine right now. Just make sure you pack...
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[QUOTE=Medevila;46752518]The new Cuba[/QUOTE] If a stream of tourism follows i am more then ok with that.
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Don't worry guys, in three or four years, i'll roll ya out some perspective alternative. No, not talking about myself, thx but no.
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[I]An Unknown Uruk was promoted to captain![/I] Still good news, cut yem high and short.
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[QUOTE=gudman;46727623]While I share some of your optimism, to a point, I can't help but ask - how exactly do you see "opposition" that would be welcomed by the current government? Like, why would anyone [b]support[/b] their opponents? Industrial elites and various other elite...
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[QUOTE=Darth Ninja;46732706]This is just what Russia needs now that its economy has collapsed. Well done Comrade Putin![/QUOTE] Hey, we also returning those motherfuckers. [img]https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/62/RT-23_ICBM_complex_in_Saint_Petersb...
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Most of titles were region locked before, it's just that you could gift them anyway and if other user is in one of listed countries he could activate them. I'd say if i'd have to chose between this and different pricing i am sure as hell happy to have this option.
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Ya know ya fucked up when RT reports on you. Is it time for absurd laws in Russia? What next? You can't walk on red square with your pet bear?
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[QUOTE=damnatus;46727142]Oh let me just go out and protest, I'm sure I will be the president the next day! Free vodka for everyone! our country is like 60% pro-putin, nothing's gonna change[/QUOTE] Did you even read what I wrote? This exactly reason we need bad reading ...
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[QUOTE=damnatus;46725951]you're so unbelieveably naive karimatrix[/QUOTE] On a contrary, my view on world is quite gray and lacks definitive ''good vs evil'' setting, but if you find my motivation to participate in process to bring better future for nation as naive, I migh...
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[QUOTE=No Party Hats;46725618]I just wanna say karimatrix, you definitely need to keep us in the loop on your exploits, you're doing gods work for sure man. Good on you.[/QUOTE] Meh, don't give me too much credit yet, it's a steady process that might take few years worth ti...
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[QUOTE=latin_geek;46725460]Christ, and I thought we had it bad. But at least you guys have actual reasons beyond presidential idiocy.[/QUOTE] I'd rather have to deal with one man screwing other entire economy rather than decade of ignoring outrageous dependancy on resource...
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[QUOTE=antianan;46725252]dude, its cool to hear that you have enough free time to "try", but honestly i'm sick of hearing that we need to fix it over and over again. My grandparents had been fixing it for their whole life, then my parents' turn came. And now it pops out that i...
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[QUOTE=Kazumi;46725140]The Kremlin deserves it; the people doesn't.[/QUOTE] We stood idle allowing nation stay on "oil needle" for last decade, despite course goverment had set people still had opportunity to invest in different sectors of economy - tech, provision, media ...
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[QUOTE=antianan;46724935]Can't say much about tv (since i don't watch it), but all this "crimea is ours" stuff has mysteriously disappeared from internet and irl propaganda a couple of month ago.[/QUOTE] Yeah, it changed to "Well, [I]atleast[/I] Crimea is ours".
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Do we really need two threads on pretty much same matter though? [url]http://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1442007[/url] As for central bank - don't expect miracle from them, they try to slow it down and it is emergency, soo they are on a ride toward[I] lotsa[/I] stupid i...
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[QUOTE=Jericho_Rus;46724588]oh trust me, I've had faith that maybe things will become good eventually and I don't hate just because I want to. I've had enough of these fucking "hard times" when most of the government is on gigantic payrolls living in huge houses with person...
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[QUOTE=Deng;46721373]We'll have to wait and see. But remember that the Russian ruble has had some of its worst performing weeks in history, and today it slipped again by a huge chunk.[/QUOTE] You make it sounds as if it's anomalous thing for Russian economy having a huge d...
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[QUOTE=Deng;46721286]How do you explain that the ruble is continuing to lose value, despite this: [IMG]http://media.gotraffic.net/images/iEXMjT8Mel2A/v1/460x260.jpg[/IMG] It's not just the oil.[/QUOTE] Because a slight change of price on oil as right now won't affect...
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[QUOTE=ImperialGuard;46721074]Remember when everyone was saying the sanctions would do nothing. Good luck to the Russian FPers, I hope you don't get dicked over too hard in the coming months.[/QUOTE] Remember when 10 times it was mentioned that this is a result of Oil P...
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[QUOTE=antianan;46720426]Honestly. I don't believe in anything positive. Just don't see anyone who can take us out of this shit.[/QUOTE] And that must be fixed aswell, enough of attempts to bring in "saviors", we need to grow our own alternative to match requirments handli...
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[QUOTE=Deng;46719851]That's because you're in Moscow, which is one of the better off and least affected areas. There won't be a collapse, but life will get pretty tough and most of the gains made since the end of the USSR will be lost if this keeps up.[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=Gw...
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[QUOTE=Medevila;46719824]"most since 1998" some "tradition" I say that with the utmost sympathy[/QUOTE] Well yeah, this years tradition got super traditional, but price tags in Russia were [B] always [/B]increasing if you know what i mean. Cuz we inflation always. ...
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Moscow here, no panic, and hardly any will be. Yeah, prices got higher, but that is hardly any news, expecially before New Year. Everything get overpriced by new year, every year. It's a nice cozy tradition. Recession is no armageddon, it's a sign that it's time to look for ...
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[QUOTE=MuffinZerg;46710569]Actually if EU stops the sanctions USA will barely be able to do anything but bitch and moan.[/QUOTE] I'd be rather cautious about that. If anything, their diplomatic ties and influence is not to be underestimated. Not to mention their secret ...
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[QUOTE=Careld;46710431]What? Is the fucking lobbying allowed in EU?[/QUOTE] There is no safe haven from this plague. Also,[I] reaaaaaaally[/I] doubt we'd get a veto on sanctions. I am sure there going to be tremendous effort by US representatives and general EU pressu...
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[QUOTE=Sprockethead;46700932]My opinion of his opinion is that it is fucking largely wrong, and i respond in my own language. sorry.[/QUOTE] if you believe that my opinion wich being based on excluding possibility of shifting blame for events on one party solely is largerl...
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[QUOTE=Trunk Monkay;46700858]Ukraine wanted to join EU, EU had standards the Ukraine needed to meet, Ukraine needed to pass laws to meet said standards, Russia threatened EU, Ukraine government continuously delayed signing of EU association agreement, people protest, revolutio...
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[QUOTE=Laserbeams;46700837]This didn't happen, though That's a lot of fucks, but the Russian government is still the most responsible, you can't possibly be saying that the ordinary Ukrainian people have just as much to do with this as Russia does[/QUOTE] Well like...
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[QUOTE=Laserbeams;46700676]I'm not talking about the protests, I'm talking about the war. The war was started by Strelkov's men, he even admitted to it himself. Strelkov is Russian, and so are most of his men[/QUOTE] And what initial reaction to protests was again? Oh yes,...
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[QUOTE=Laserbeams;46700602]At least the people will stop dying, for now. But fuck Russia for starting this in the first place[/QUOTE] Yeah right, cause people in Donbass did not started protesting revolution on their own even without any secret russian backed rebel forces ...
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Had to bump to provide link to quite a "heartwarming" (if such term can be used in warzone) moment when ukranian soldiers were leaving airport and had a moment to chat with "motorola" guy of rebels. [url]http://lifenews.ru/news/146880[/url] Would apreaciate if somebody help ...
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Actual ceasire by both sides finally reached for first time in Donbass.
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[quote]KIEV, December 10 (Sputnik) – Kiev will continue to support the “silence regime” in the eastern Ukrainian self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Luhansk, Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Wednesday. “Insofar as this regime ...
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Wait, i just saw this on TV, they reported that thing was not following as official promotion toward movie premier, but was rather qualified as art object and was planned to be installed by some [B]"enthusiasts"[/B], and they never got paper. Soo its not religions zealots, bu...
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This is really sad. And Russian Orthodox Church as corrupt as Russian goverment. If not [B]worse[/B].
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[QUOTE=gudman;46638719]There's a lot of truth in what he posted here though. It's much less towards this forum and more towards what we in Russia have for opposition, same for a lot of just regular folks - everything gets contributed to Putin. Everything. Some people attribute...
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[QUOTE=Ta16;46636680]So what? Your president is essentially seen as a real life bond villain. So you're seriously doing to sit there and tell me you don't find that at least a little cool? Geopolitics aside not even a tiny bit? Of course you say we're contributing to a 'person...
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Ugh, soo what? He spoke out about stuff everyone seems to take as granded, we need "not suprised" ratings for those news. As for this thread's posts - it's fascinating how people on both sides of argument unwillingly contribute to the mentioned "cult of personality" of Puti...
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[QUOTE=mdeceiver79;46634976]Well I mean like: Mafia local tribal/family gangster Islamist militant either native or international brigade I guess they are very similar but secular/religious and for family/for gang would be the dividers. also Announced on Instagr...
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[QUOTE=mdeceiver79;46634940]Any more backstory to it? Were they gangsters or terrorists?[/QUOTE] In Chechnya they are practically the same? I mean any kind of "gangster" or criminal activity [B] WILL[/B] have something related to some militia groups out there. [url]h...
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Well everyone can calm down now, all bad guys in the buiding are dead (total 7), apparently prior to that there was car cahse that ended up with terrorist getting surrounded in this building. 3 cops are dead sadly, rip.
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And what? It seems as people see this as somekind of achievment form sanctions or tool to get rid of Putin, well, sorry kids, recession is not an end of the world and it's not like we were not through this before, neither does it affect goverment or nation's opinion on it. ...
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[QUOTE=MuffinZerg;46618826]Actually with the recet news about the contract with turkey it's not bad for russia at all. Russkies and Turkey also agreed to build a gas hub mid way which in perspective europe can attach their pipelines to gib us gas money. It's still pretty st...
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[QUOTE=Zillamaster55;46615996]I'm extremely confused by the situation, could someone explain it to [del]the dumbass American[/del] me?[/QUOTE] Russia and EU agred to build faster better stronger gas pipeline than that one going through Ukraine. Russia finished part of bui...
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Saudi Arabians can live with price at almost 30$, they solved dependancy on oil not soo long time ago. We did not, here is result. It's a national problem that was ignored for long time but now goverment can't allow that. Maybe atleast some steps will be taken. It's as with ...
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I don't know anything about relation of such indication in USA toward it's citizens soo i guess if it's not a big deal of a news by reaction here. As for Deng, i think by this moment everybody knows that despite flagdog his ass and heart belongs to Ms.Freedom as whole, thus...
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[QUOTE=Sableye;46613773]Why would putin be the one announcing these things, doesn't he have better things to do than can pipelines?[/QUOTE] It was in context of meeting with at Turkish president. "Looks like i got some spare gas now, where should that go?" Also, sad ...
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