Coronavirus In Russia

By Slava Tsukerman The global pandemic of the coronavirus (COVID-19) reached Russia on January 31, 2020, when two Chinese nationals tested positive shortly after returning from China. To prevent the outbreak, Russia immediately closed the border with China, which resulted in no new cases reported until March 2020, after the disease began to spread in Europe. Starting with […]

Fear of Russians About Putin’s Potential Leave From Presidency

By Slava Tsukerman Lately several important events triggered a lot of discussions in the Russian media. In January, Russian president Vladimir Putin made a proposal for making many different changes in Russian constitution. Many commentators regarded some of the changes as directed to making the president’s power absolute, putting all the branches of Russian government […]

Breaking News Concerning Jonathan Luna Murder Case

Prominent Baltimore defense attorney Kenneth Ravenell, once a self-described ‘good friend’ and ‘mentor’ of murdered federal prosecutor Jonathan Luna, has been indicted for alleged collusion with a drug kingpin. Ravenell served as defense counsel on two of prosecutor Luna’s most mysterious cases, including Luna’s last case. By Bill Keisling, yardbirdbooks.com/ Stunning developments unfolding in Maryland […]

“Demographic Gap”

An article appearing in today’s New York Time entitled “End of Babies” describes the world wide drop in birth rates. With simply a rudimentary understanding of  the “demographic gap”, which is what the authors are describing , they would know that children in an agrarian society were profitable as workers and essential for securing support in […]

NewsLanc research re Lancaster General Hospital was cutting edge

To:  Doug McVay  (Editor of Drug War Facts and the forthcoming Health Systems Facts) From:  Robert Field  (Publisher of the above)   Re:  Review of Priced Out, written by Uwe Reinhardt and reviewed by Adam Gaffney  The above is a great article and very illuminating.  I have ordered the book. Interestingly, NewsLanc criticized Lancaster General […]

Who Are The Victims Of Perestroika?

By Slava Tsukerman On October 4, 2019, Boris Chernyshov, deputy chairman of the State Duma’s Education and Science Committee, proposed introducing the new preferential category of citizens in Russia – “Victims of perestroika”. He addressed his initiative to the Minister of Labor Maxim Topilin. Chernyshov said the victims who suffered most during the reforms of […]

DOWNTOWN LANCASTER:  I would have done it differently but…

By Robert Field, Editor and Publisher A lot of improvements have taken place in downtown Lancaster, some spurred by greed, politics and OPM  (Other People’s Money). I had the extraordinary good fortune as a successful real estate developer early in my career. Everything with a single exception was done with conventional financing or our own funds.  […]

HBO Mini-Series “Chernobyl” Makes a Sensation in Russia

By Slava Tsukerman Released this year, “Chernobyl”, the HBO historical mini-series about the explosion that occurred on April 26, 1986 at the Soviet Chernobyl nuclear power plant and the subsequent handling of the accident, received the highest ratings from viewers and critics all over the world. In Russia it became a real sensation, emotionally discussed […]