Alex Levine's Blog

Alex Levine

Follow an American college intern working in Moscow as he studies the ins and outs of the historic, modern, and possible future financial and economic dealings between the US and Russia. In this blog, we will examine the history of trade deals and other relevant politics between the US and Russia, as well as examining current news and analyzing their economic impacts on the two states.

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July 25, 2017

China is the predominant worldwide exporter of manufactured goods, creating an enormous portion of the world’s consumer products and other items that are more dependent on man hours than on capital capacity. At face value, this is a good thing for the…

July 5, 2017

The American view on the Syrian crisis is largely one of confusion and uncertainty. Generally, we Americans have a difficult time rationalizing what America’s purpose in the conflict should be. Still, we generally believe that Russia’s involvement…

Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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