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Response to Beakybird (Reply #2)

Sat Nov 30, 2019, 12:37 PM

5. You are absolutely right about their standard of living

Here are a few stats I looked up to compare Russia with a couple other countries.

population: 60,550,075
GDP: 2,073,901.99

population: 37,411,047
GDP: 1,712,510.03

population: 148,872,256
GDP: 1,657,553.77

You do the math.

If Russia could just put a little of the trolling effort into improving their own lot, they could raise their standard of living. But, of course, their oligarchs might have to do with smaller dachas and fewer tacky gold plated toilets while they watch the peasants starve and freeze to death, so they won't. It's so much easier and more fun to tear down others than to work to improve themselves.




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