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Russia vs Ukraine - The Two Countries by the Numbers (Video)

One country is a global power, the other is a third world hell hole

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We just got sent this hard-hitting video which spells out in no uncertain terms exactly what the differences are between the economies of Russia and Ukraine.

We've heard time after time from the lying corporate media that Russia is impoverished and failing, while Ukraine is an rising European state full of promise. 

Nothing could be further from the truth. Quite the reverse. 

In fact, as this video shows, Russia is an outstanding financial position with massive reserves of gold and cash, while Ukraine is flat broke relying on international handouts just to pay its bills. 

And while Ukraine's currency and economy have been in freefall since the Maidan coup, Russia's economy is strengthening, comparable in size to European countries. Ukraine's economy is comparable to Bangladesh. 

There is no question which is a more "European country." It ain't Ukraine. Not by a long shot. 

Take a look at some of Vladimir Putin's "drunken Russian propaganda" and find out for yourself!

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