China and the UK are competitors bruv
China should not forge a close trade or economic ties with The UK. Its a malign country.
China approach to the UK right now is a disaster in making. It will be damaging to them.
Taliban is mutilating centuries-old Afghan culture & imposing outdated Arabian culture on Afghan women.
The west and especially the USA blessed Saudi Arabia to spread Wahhabism in the Islamic world to counter socialism which led to erasure of many women rights and increased violence against women.
What political system do Russians prefer?
- Western-styled democracy 16%
- Current system 18%
- Soviet system 49%.
This Levada poll shows Putin fatigue more than anything else.
Russians are unlucky to have Gorbachev while the Chinese were Lucky to have Deng Xiaoping, Two leaders different outcomes.
Made an Excel sheet about GDP (PPP), comparing Russia and China together vs the USA from 1992-2026. Things are changing .
Ukraine’s chief censor wants urges Kiev to scrap usage of the Cyrillic alphabet, to distance itself from Moscow, and embrace English, instead of Russian, saying that it's the "language of the civilized."
Eastern European reactionaries are on such a profound bootlicking streak that they will practically colonise themselves.
This reminds me of Georgia changing its time zone to distance itself from Moscow.
The rise of eastern Europe is a forgotten economic success story
Lol Eastern Europe has improved but stop hyping it. It will never compete with Western Europe and East Asia.