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Response to gtar100 (Reply #5)

Sun Mar 30, 2014, 08:04 PM

6. Heh.

Personally, I've got no particular dog in the Crimea fight. It sounds like one Russian leader simply 'gave' the area to the Ukraine, and another decided it was stupid to have done so, since most of the people living there still feel like they're Russians. Unless Putin starts getting grabby for more than just Crimea or starts trying to wipe out the Tatars, I think economic sanctions should pretty much be the only response from the West.

But Russia is about as tied up with oil and gas as Saudia Arabia. Undercutting fossil fuel prices with renewables is the only way the fossil fuel industry's stranglehold on humanity is going to be broken short of a massive ecological crash. So undercutting gas and oil sales will take the Russian economy down along with the fossil industry.

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