Estonia Strives To Shake Off Soviet Energy Dependence


The three Soviet republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania were always undigested morsels in the maw of the USSR. Liberated by the 1919 Treaty of Versailles into independence, the three nations enjoyed freedom until the cynical Nazi-Soviet Nonaggression Pact of August 1939 assigned them to the Soviet sphere of influence between Hitler and Stalin. Subsequently absorbed by the USSR, the states were “liberated’ by the Nazis in their 1941 Soviet invasion plan Operation Barbarossa, only to be “re-liberated” in 1944 by the Red…

Read more...

More from Commodities

What Drives Commodity Volatility?

What Drives Commodity Volatility?

Expect a Dovish Fed and Bullish Gold Response in 2019

Expect a Dovish Fed and Bullish Gold Response in 2019

China's Weak Data Could Not Come at a Worse Time

China's Weak Data Could Not Come at a Worse Time

Trader's Edge: Gold Futures vs Gold ETFs and OTC Markets

Trader's Edge: Gold Futures vs Gold ETFs and OTC Markets

Jim Cramer: This May Be an Inflection Point for Banks and Oils

Jim Cramer: This May Be an Inflection Point for Banks and Oils