"The bigger shock was that in response to this Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev dissolved the current government willingly and resigned as Prime Minister."
If Russia had the population density of Bangladesh, it would be home to 19 billion people.
"The median net worth of households in the middle 20% of income rose 4% in inflation-adjusted terms to $81,900 between 1989 and 2016, the latest available data. For households in the top 20%, median net worth more than doubled to $811,860. And for the top 1%, the increase was 178% to $11,206,000."
Rather than fight the fiscally conservative fight, Boris caved, and promised to open the sluice gates of public spending, thus ensuring future progressivistas would be handed an even larger national credit card bill to repay.
As I write Sir Mark Sedwill, Britain’s National Security Advisor and ex head of the Civil Service has said such fighters could be repatriated if proper measures could be set up to dealt with them. One suspects such measures will probably not involve trials. The courts will be too busy trying our own troops.