Reply To: Traders Market Weekly: Inflation Obsession in Worsening Liquidity


The rapid referendums in eastern Ukraine and Russia’s annexation of the territories, after taking Crimea in 2014, point to a new phase in the conflict. Some observers are linking Russia’s mobilization and rush for a referendum–even by its trumped-up standards, to the meeting with China’s Xi rather than the setback of Russian forces at the hands of the Ukrainians armed to the teeth with US weapons and intelligence.