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  • No pain, no grain: Putin’s Black Sea comeback

    By Pepe Escobar, posted with the author’s permission and first posted at The Cradle

    So, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan picks up the phone and calls his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin: let’s talk about the “grain deal.” Putin, cool, calm and collected, explains the facts to the Sultan:

    First, the reason why Russia withdrew from the…