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    Altair replied to the thread Ukraine - Superthread.
    They saw how willing Washington, Ottawa, Paris and Berlin were all to willing to let Moscow have its way with Kiev and need reassuring...
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    Altair replied to the thread Ukraine - Superthread.
    Hard yes, but certainly easier than freezing over winter.
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    Altair replied to the thread Ukraine - Superthread.
    When the choices are switch to the euro to trade commodities or go along with banning Russia from SWIFT and freeze, well, its not much...
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    Altair replied to the thread Ukraine - Superthread.
    I don't imagine it to be an easy transition for either party, but Europe isn't a client state of the USA and can more or less do what it...
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    Altair replied to the thread Ukraine - Superthread.
    The currency that commodities is traded in. The Europeans appear to be balking at the thought of banning the Russians from SWIFT...
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    Altair replied to the thread Ukraine - Superthread.
    What is to stop the Europeans and Russians from switching to Euros?
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    Altair reacted to brihard's post in the thread Ukraine - Superthread with Insightful Insightful.
    I meant to answer this earlier, sorry for the delay. SWIFT is a messaging service. It lets bank A order a transfer of funds to bank B...
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    Altair replied to the thread Ukraine - Superthread.
    Depends on the situation. If they break Ukraine in the east and they have nothing credible left in the west to stop them, why stop? As...
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    Altair replied to the thread Ukraine - Superthread.
    On an unrelated note, does anyone know any map making companies, I have a feeling a lot of new ones will need to be printed off.
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    Altair replied to the thread Ukraine - Superthread.
    Or operation market garden, depending on how we see any airborne operation playing out.
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    Altair replied to the thread Ukraine - Superthread.
    Ah, seen. If I were to place bets on which sort of specialist operation we would see, I would bet on a airborne assault somewhere...
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    Altair replied to the thread Ukraine - Superthread.
    ...Where could an amphibious landing...land...from the baltic?
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    Altair replied to the thread Ukraine - Superthread.
    Price to fuel Europe this year, Ukraine. Price to fuel Europe next Olympics, Finland?
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    Altair replied to the thread Ukraine - Superthread.
    As goes Germany, as goes Europe. I don't know everything about SWIFT, is it a US run system? Can the USA block Russia and Europe...
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    Altair replied to the thread Ukraine - Superthread.
    Remember the USA saying they would remove Russia from the international banking system dealing a severe blow to the Russian economy...
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