Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank. There are 6.8 billion people on the planet. Here […]
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There have been allegations that Putin secretly owns a large fortune. According to former Chairman of the Russian State Duma Ivan Rybkin in 2004 and Russian political scientist Stanislav Belkovsky in 2007, Putin controlled a 4.5% stake (approx. $13 billion) in Gazprom, 37% (approx. $20 billion) in Surgutneftegaz and 50% in the oil-trading company Gunvor. […]