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And, as for the UK, The City and the Russian oligarchs have a mutual interest in stability. A lot of the huffing and puffing in the USA is necessary for domestic political reasons.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Mon Mar 31st, 2014 at 10:47:15 AM EST

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