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Russia a ‘rentier’ state; ‘Fat tax’ to fund health care; Singapore fears property crash; $12t equity gap for cos; Great Indian Bustard’s last stand

1 The Khaleej Times on Russia rotting in some ways and getting wealthy otherwise. The winner of Sunday’s legislative election in Russia was a foregone conclusion: United Russia, organised by Vladimir Putin. Likewise, there is no doubt that Putin himself … Continue reading

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How euro crisis bites Britain; Delhi difficult place for poor girls; Big banks shrink staff; Anti-Putin voices rise; Britain’s zombie debtors

1 The New York Times on Britain suffering as a bystander to the Euro crisis. No matter what happens at the European summit meeting on the euro in Brussels, Britain is sure to lose. There is looming recognition at 10 … Continue reading

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