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Euro sunset on Cyprus

Euro sunset on Cyprus: while Vladimir Putin dives for the Gazprom treasure, diligent locals are facing a tax grab of their small savings (visual montage).

Tjebbe van Tijen
19 March 2013
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There are many ramifications of the financial crisis of Cyprus, the role of Russian money deposits and the alleged whitewashing of the biggest Russian enterprise Gazprom. This also makes visible of course the role of President Putin as  someone for a long time directly related to Gazprom. The broken amphoras of the Cypriot banking system, may be on further exploration be supplanted with uncountable amphoras filled with natural gas.

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