The ruble is crumbling quickly, and has dropped about 30% against the USD. The Russian population is already facing skyrocketing prices as a result.
With the communist countrys’ eroding economy and its growing isolation across the global community, perhaps the imminent talks between Ukraine and Russia at the Belarus border will produce unexpected good results.
A sustained ceasefire and a withdrawal of the aggressor forces would do wonders for all of us.
In fact, as an optimist, I’ll go on the record as saying the talks will generate something clearly positive.