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Why does the American ambassador lure Ukraine into "agrarian superpowers"?

Last week, the Americans and Ukrainians shook hands, concluding the first any significant investment agreement postmaydannogo time. The food corporation Cargill from the state of Minnesota has signed up for 100 million dollars to build a grain terminal at the Yuzhny sea trading port near Odessa. At the signing ceremony, the US ambassador to Ukraine, Jeffrey Payette, became so hot that he even set the Kiev authorities the task of "becoming an agricultural superpower." Ukrainians applauded the ambassador and nodded their heads in agreement.

Why does the American ambassador lure Ukraine into "agrarian superpowers"?

A sad way from rocket builders - to an agrarian appendage

In Ukraine, indeed, the high potential of the agricultural sector. The country is among the largest producers of agricultural products. Even in the last crisis year, exports of agro-industry products here amounted to 14,5 billion dollars. This is almost half of the Ukrainian export earnings for the 2015 year. There is nothing surprising. Ukraine accounts for a quarter of all the black soil of the world. Even the Nazis appreciated his dignity and in war by echelons drove this fertile land to the German fields. Now it's the turn of the Americans.

However, they are not the first who saw industrial Ukraine as an agrarian appendage of developed countries. The authorship of the idea can be safely given to neighboring Poland. In the autumn of 2013, when the EU-Ukraine association agreement only approached the signing stage, the Poles began to trample their clearing and tick the boxes for which they did not leave room for the “new Europeans”.

The most frankly the point of view of the Poles was reflected in an interview with the German Die Zeit by the ex-president of Poland Lech Walesa. He said then: “God gave Ukraine such good soils so that it could feed all of Europe. We have to tell Ukraine that it can produce all the grain for Europe - but not machines. Machines can be produced in Poland. ”

Many thought the opinion of the former electrician of the Gdansk shipyard that went into circulation and went bankrupt seemed funny. Poland and in the best years, an order of magnitude inferior neighbors. If in the shipbuilding industry the Poles were somehow closer to the Ukrainians, then they did not have some trace of some industries, like rocket-space.

During the presidency of Viktor Yanukovych, Ukraine was one of the ten leading world arms-exporting powers. Traded in new rockets, tanks, armored vehicles, marine units, helicopter engines and, of course, the Soviet legacy. For example, the Chinese quietly sold the technology and documentation of the Molodets military railway missile systems developed by the Yuzhnoye design bureau in Dnepropetrovsk. Now in the Middle Kingdom they are making their own Dongfeng BZHRK, repeating to the details the brainchild of Ukrainian engineers.

By the way, the Chinese first laid eyes on the black soil of Ukraine. Signed a memorandum on the lease 3 million hectares of arable land. They began to work on the construction of elevators at 20 million tons of grain, deep-water ports with grain terminals in the Crimea. They even looked at the Crimean lake Donuzlav, where the Ukrainian fleet was based.

The Chinese project "floated away" from Ukraine along with the peninsula. It did not work and trade with Europe. For two months of this year, the duty-free quotas for the supply of barley, corn, honey, fruit juices, and poultry meat to the EU have been almost completely exhausted. March will end the shipment of duty-free wheat, oats, canned vegetables, flour, sugar. Further, the duties will take effect, depriving Ukrainians of competitive advantages. Europe is essentially closing for them.

Without corruption, reforms will not disappear

The initiative is now passed to the Americans from the corporation Cargill. It should be noted that the food companies of the United States are not much different from those of other sectors of the economy. They have long been global. The same Cargill, leading her history since the last century, as a family company, it has now been operating in almost seventy countries of the world. The volume of business exceeds 140 billion. Like other American agricultural companies, it grew through mergers and acquisitions of farms and enterprises. One can easily imagine the fate of the current Ukrainian agricultural holdings, which are still based on national capital and understand who will be raising the agricultural superpower.

Ambassador Payette spoke very clearly about this: "American companies are ready to invest in Ukrainian agriculture - subject to reform and the fight against corruption." Leave aside corruption. In the mouth of the ambassador, this is nothing more than a propaganda cliché. After all, without the thieving Ukrainian officials, turning such a project would not be easy.

One of them has already responded the other day. Arseniy Yatsenyuk on the program “10 Minutes with the Prime Minister”, which is broadcast simultaneously on eight Ukrainian channels, presented the Cabinet’s plan of action for 2016 year and said: today is in the shadow and corrupt turnover. "

The expression about the “state land in the shadow and corrupt turnover” would be envied even by the tongue-tied mayor of the Ukrainian capital, Vitali Klitschko. Moreover, today in Ukraine there is a moratorium on the sale and privatization of agricultural land. However, the Ukrainian Prime Minister of the United States heard and made the necessary statement. In the end, this million hectares can be leased for half a century, but Yatsenyuk chose the sale - he is ready for reforms. So now there are no obstacles for the construction of a grain terminal. It will be something to fill it.

Americans can do it. Other agro giants (Monsanto, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Land O'Lakes, etc.) get on alongside Cargill. They have money, lobbying influence and technology. The business of most agricultural holdings is built on the breeding and cultivation of genetically modified crops - ranging from soybeans to wheat. They know a lot about the zoning of their varieties, their adaptation to certain weather and climatic conditions. American agricultural holdings have a set of fertilizers and insecticides, drugs that increase the resistance of plants to diseases and harmful insects. Ukrainian chernozems have not seen this yet.

What will this cooperation give Ukraine? It is unlikely that the benefits will be so obvious. For example, the grain terminal agreement was accompanied by loud rhetoric about new jobs for Ukrainians. They will surely appear - whole 350. As for the rest of the multimillion country, here it is better to look at the distant, but equal in composition of the population of Argentina.

She has a fairly advanced agricultural sector. The country is in the leading positions in the world in the export of meat, milk, wheat, barley, tobacco. Their supplies provide income on the order of 40 billion dollars a year. (Compare with the Ukrainian.) This did not bring the country large dividends. She was stuck in debt and had already gone through two defaults. It should be noted: in agriculture of agrarian Argentina only 2 percent are employed. Because here it is considered a blessing when the unemployment rate drops below 8 percent.

This is a real scourge of agrarian countries. It can be seen even on the example of the European Union, so beloved by Ukrainians. In the industrialized countries of Europe (Germany, Austria, the Netherlands) unemployment balances around 5 percent, in agrarian (Lithuania, Greece, Spain) - from 15 to 25. This shows the prospects of the “agricultural superpower” declared by Ambassador Payette - pumping grain and income to transnational agricultural companies through port terminals and banks, and ordinary people to look for work in neighboring countries.

The illusion that “the West will help us” still holds minds in the post-Soviet space. Starting into the house of an avid foreign business, people eventually learn that they are no longer owners on their land. This sad story is repeated for many years. It fills the pockets of thieving bureaucrats, devastates the souls of gullible people and has so far little taught them.

The Ukrainian media have already begun to consider the benefits of American use of the country's agricultural assets ...
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  1. domokl
    domokl 2 March 2016 06: 23
    An agrarian country will never be rich. And Ukraine as a strong state does not need anyone. Transit and rapeseed ..
    1. Sensatus
      Sensatus 2 March 2016 06: 40
      More GMOs, because thanks to the transatlantic partnership, Americans expect to lift the ban on genetically modified foods in Europe.
      1. Sirocco
        Sirocco 2 March 2016 12: 30
        Here with this GMO, we grieve bread.
        The illusion that “the West will help us” still holds the minds in the post-Soviet space.

        Then I would say so, they will help us ... as much as they can.
        There is business and nothing personal.
        It's time to remember the good old, dachas, from which we are in the majority, weaned. Now eat whatever.
        1. Darkmor
          Darkmor 2 March 2016 19: 44
          "What can I say to you in gratitude?
          You fat is good, which means maybe
          you will be an agrarian superpower "

          The USA responded in a hockey style, bent Ukraine and continued to do what they were doing before.
    2. Viktor_24reg
      Viktor_24reg 2 March 2016 06: 50
      Soon they will meet their masters - without clothes. We don’t have any kind of money, give me any, huh? And we’ll give you our countrymen and a couple of factories ...
      1. RBLip
        RBLip 2 March 2016 09: 13
        Quote: Viktor_24reg
        Soon they will meet their masters - without clothes. We don’t have any kind of money, give me any, huh? And we will

        to this topic. honestly stole on one of the foot.sites wink
        ... Great Ukrainians are a proud nation, and they themselves have the right to decide what to do: lay tiles, wash dishes or clean shoes. The main thing is to wait in the morning for a drink from the Leningrad ... laughing
      2. bandabas
        bandabas 2 March 2016 09: 48
        And what. Garni Divchins smile . By the way, they haven’t canceled March 8th yet?
      3. gergi
        gergi 2 March 2016 10: 10
        Svidomity go to fertilizer. Here you can’t argue what they fought for, so you need it!
        1. gergi
          gergi 2 March 2016 11: 16
          Achtung! Among us, Svidomo dawdled! Keep your pockets! Pennies steals! Minus all zzarrrazza!
      4. Cap-3 USSR
        Cap-3 USSR 2 March 2016 11: 35
        Yes, soon their R.A.K.O.M. already put. And they won’t ask anything.
    3. Voha_krim
      Voha_krim 2 March 2016 08: 30

      Jeffrey Payette got so excited that he even set the Kiev authorities the task of "becoming an agricultural superpower." Ukrainians applauded the ambassador and nodded their heads.
      In this phrase, the key word is, of course, "agricultural". "Superpower" is to flatter and cheer Ukrainians: Americans love to present bitter truths wrapped in beautiful, eye-pleasing packaging.
      What signal does Payette send us? He makes it clear that Ukraine is no longer seen by the United States as a country that can be used as a shock fist against Russia. An agrarian country cannot play this role.
      1. Aleksandr72
        Aleksandr72 2 March 2016 08: 40
        Part 2, including the economy of Ukraine:
        The economy of Ukraine is inextricably intertwined with the Russian economy into a single whole. There has never been any economic separation since the territory was conquered from the nomadic Tatars and began to be developed by the settled population. An attempt to tear it from the Russian economy and form something independent would be as artificial and destructive as an attempt to separate the Grain Belt, including the Great Lakes, from the economy of the United States.
        Moreover, the people speaking the Ukrainian dialect, like the people speaking the Belarusian dialect, are split according to the attribute that in Eastern Europe has always been a genuine sign of nationality: namely, religion. If some real border can be drawn across Ukraine, then the border between the regions traditionally gravitating to the Eastern Church and the regions gravitating to the Roman Church would be logical.
        Finally, we cannot remain indifferent to the feelings of the Great Russians themselves. They were the strongest national element of the Russian Empire, now they are such in the Soviet Union. They will remain the strongest national element in this space with any status. US long-term policies should be based on their recognition and their cooperation. Ukrainian territory is as much part of their national heritage as the Midwest is part of ours, and they are aware of this fact. The decision, which will try to completely separate Ukraine from the rest of Russia, is connected with incurring disapproval and resistance on its part and, as the analysis shows, can only be supported by force. There is a real possibility that the Great Russians can be persuaded to come to terms with the return of independence to the Baltic states. They put up with the freedom of these territories from Russia for a long period in the past, and they recognize, if not reason, then subconsciously, that these peoples are capable of independence. The situation is different with respect to Ukrainians. They are too close to the Russians to be able to successfully independently organize themselves into something completely different. Better or worse, but they will build their fate in the form of some special connection with the Great Russian people.
        It seems obvious that the best of such ties would be a federation in which Ukraine will enjoy a significant degree of political and cultural autonomy, but will not be independent economically or militarily. Such relations will fully satisfy the requirements of the Great Russians themselves and, apparently, correspond to the framework by which the US tasks in relation to Ukraine should be limited.
        It should be noted that this issue is important not only for the distant future. Ukrainian and Great Russian elements among emigre opposition groups are already vigorously competing for US support. How we perceive their competing claims can have an important impact on the development and success of the political freedom movement among Russians. Therefore, it is essential that we make a decision now and adhere to it firmly. And this decision should not be pro-Russian and not pro-Ukrainian, but recognizing geographical and economic realities and requiring for Ukrainians a proper and acceptable place in the family of the traditional Russian Empire, of which they form an integral part.

        Let me remind you, at that time, Ukraine was still part of the USSR.
        I have the honor.
    4. Aleksandr72
      Aleksandr72 2 March 2016 08: 33
      It may be a little off topic, but it definitely relates to US policy regarding the partition of the then existing USSR on a national basis. This is an excerpt from a document called the Dulles Plan; in fact, it is the US National Security Council Directive 20/1 of August 18, 1948, published in Containment: Documents on American Policy and Strategy, 1945-1950; Thomas H. Etzold and John Lewis Gaddis, eds. For some reason, the fourth section of the Directive is mainly about Ukraine. Compare with what is currently happening in the country 404. The volume of exposure is large, so I divide it into two parts. Here is the first one:
      First of all, is it desirable in this case that the present territories of the Soviet Union remain united by one regime, or is it desirable to divide them? And if it is desirable to leave them united, at least to a large extent, what degree of federalism should the Russian government observe? What to do with the main national minorities, in particular with Ukraine?
      We have already noted the problem of the Baltic states. After the next war, the Baltic states should not remain under any communist rule. If the territory adjacent to the Baltic states is controlled by non-communist Russian authorities, we will have to be guided by the will of the Baltic peoples and the degree of moderation that the Russian authorities will tend to show towards them.
      In the case of Ukraine, the problem is completely different. Ukrainians are the most developed of the peoples controlled by Russia at present. In general, they are offended by Russian domination; their nationalist organizations abroad are active, listen to them. It would be easy to conclude that they should finally get freedom from Russian government and be realized as an independent state.
      We must be very careful with this conclusion. Simplicity itself makes it unsuitable in conditions of East European reality.
      Indeed, Ukrainians have been unhappy under Russian rule and something needs to be done to protect their position in the future. But there are a number of essential nuances that should not be overlooked. While the Ukrainians were an important and essential element of the Russian Empire, they did not show any signs of a "nation" capable of successfully and responsibly bearing the burden of independence in the face of the strongest Russian opposition. Ukraine is not a clearly defined ethnic or geographic concept. In general, the population of Ukraine was initially formed mainly from refugees from Russian and Polish despotism and is difficult to distinguish in the shadow of Russian or Polish nationality. There is no clear dividing line between Russia and Ukraine, and it is difficult to establish one. The cities on Ukrainian territory were mostly Russian and Jewish. The real basis of "Ukrainianism" is the "differences" of a specific peasant dialect and a slight difference in customs and folklore between regions of the country. The political agitation observed is largely the work of a few romantic-minded intellectuals who have little understanding of the responsibility of government.

      I have the honor.
      1. Aleksandr72
        Aleksandr72 2 March 2016 08: 44
        Sorry, everything did not enter into two parts, so part 3 is the most interesting and correlated in my opinion with the current situation in the country 404:
        It should be added that although, as stated above, we are not inclined to encourage Ukrainian separatism, nevertheless, if an independent regime arises on the territory of Ukraine without our participation, we should not directly counteract this. To do so would be to assume the undesirable responsibility for domestic development. This regime will be constantly tested for strength by Russia. If he manages to successfully survive, this means that the above analysis is not true, and that Ukraine has the ability and moral right to an independent status. Our policy should first of all be aimed at maintaining external neutrality insofar as our interests - military or otherwise - will not be directly affected. And only if it becomes clear that the situation is reaching an undesirable impasse, will we promote a departure from the movement towards rational federalism. The same applies to any efforts to achieve independent status by other Russian minorities. It is unlikely that any of these minorities will be able to successfully maintain real independence for a long time. However, if they try (and it is quite possible that the Caucasian minorities will make such an attempt) - our attitude should be the same as in the Ukrainian issue. We must be careful not to become openly opposed to such attempts, which would cause a final loss of sympathy for these minorities. On the other hand, we should not bind ourselves to the support of such a line of behavior that in the future can probably be preserved only with our military assistance.

        I leave you the right and opportunity to analyze these provisions of the US National Security Council Directive on my own, but in my opinion this is the set of recipes by which the West won the information (and not only) war against the USSR, and now it is waging it against Russia.
        I have the honor.
    5. bocsman
      bocsman 2 March 2016 09: 29
      I remember the joyful screams of Latvians in the early nineties as they would overwhelm all of Europe with their bacon and butter. The result is known. Filled up with their children and grandchildren. And I would like to advise Ukrainians to look into the recent history and present of their new "brothers". Well, try to turn on the brains or whatever they have!
      In the same nineties, a conversation took place with the boy with whom they grew up together. I warned that the Yusovites would come and it would be bad. And he with such an aspiration, - Yes, let them come just to feed! I haven’t been traveling to my homeland for a long time, I don’t have anyone, but I remember this conversation. Waiting for a pancake! Well, wait! Now they will all be fed!
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    7. Irokez
      Irokez 2 March 2016 10: 16
      Just yesterday, thoughts came about Ukraine and its economy and prospects, and today this article is exactly the same with my thoughts and conjectures. Either I or the author of the article steals thoughts from each other. )))
      In general, it is precisely to this that it goes that Ukraine is being brought down from the industrial to the agricultural sector, and this is on the conscience of the country's leadership. After all, after the USSR, having received such a chic economy and being a global competitor in many areas, so merge everything in a few years (especially the last) of independence and at the same time see and look for those guilty outside your country, and do not even consider your innocence.
      Eh Slavs - it is a shame for you and it is insulting that you think and live only today robbing your descendants (children).
    8. pensioneree
      pensioneree 2 March 2016 11: 57
      THOSE. Walk the Field? I agree. Like in the Baltics.
    9. Ratmir_Ryazan
      Ratmir_Ryazan 2 March 2016 16: 12
      The agrarian countries, at least, will not starve ... And everything else at the same time, no one bothers to develop ... In Russia, right now there aren’t even our own tractors ... We don’t have to see everything negative in Ukraine ... We ourselves would it would not be bad to develop the agricultural sector, otherwise there is neither strong agriculture nor industry ... But in the same Germany that there are no farmers? There is ... Why does the author of the article even contrast either agribusiness in the country or new technologies and industry ... And even that is not considered? What nonsense in the article? In any country, it is necessary to use all the opportunities for development, especially those where there are advantages ... Russia, for example, sold food for 19 billion dollars, and Ukraine for 14 !!! They are not so far behind us, and if we transfer to the population, they sold abroad twice as much per person than us !!!
    10. gladcu2
      gladcu2 2 March 2016 17: 45

      To have a chance to survive, one must strive for sovereignty. But sovereignty is suppressed by economic sanctions. There are many good or bad examples. Take Cuba, take North Korea. RF, received sanctions for the conduct of an independent policy, for the growth of sovereignty. Answer yourself to the question, is it good under sanctions? It doesn't matter what you answer. It is important what to answer the question "what to do". I can say exactly what to do, but this measure is already suffering enormous opposition, since the system is already going one step ahead. The answer is simple, it can be realized only with the help of the state.

      Answer. The growth of the educational system. The only and possible way out.
      1. gladcu2
        gladcu2 2 March 2016 18: 08

        Why exactly the growth of education? And not for example the strengthening of the army and navy? Although it is also important ...

        Answer. Educational systems lead people to mutual understanding. And the higher their educational level, the more global problems will be solved. With the growth of education, all human beings go to the level of planning their future.

        Capitalists are talking about a supercomputer that can create a global planning system. Socialists say why we need a computer, a computer will replace people. The man will die.

        They returned again. It means the exit of mankind in mutual understanding. So this is the growth of education. Then there will be mutual understanding.
    BABA SHURA 2 March 2016 06: 27
    They get them all transgenic, finish off those who did not die in the war!
    1. Winnie76
      Winnie76 2 March 2016 10: 14
      About transgenes is a moot point
  3. Great-grandfather of Zeus
    Great-grandfather of Zeus 2 March 2016 06: 36
    While the land is still not completely occupied, you need to urgently plant a million banana palms, and to grow a new type of lard, so that the chess dangles from the trees ...
  4. kind
    kind 2 March 2016 06: 40
    Ukrainians applauded the ambassador and nodded their heads.

    Like banderlogs in front of a Kaa boa!
  5. Egoza
    Egoza 2 March 2016 06: 47
    You know, and this is precisely this - the sale of land, which may turn the current state. Indeed, Ukraine is an agricultural country. And they were not so worried about the closure of plants (plants can be built and new ones), but for the EARTH - there are a lot of disturbances. After all, it is not Rabbit who sells his land, but a state one. And most of all they are afraid that they will sell it to the Chinese, who will come to work on this land.
    1. Monster_Fat
      Monster_Fat 2 March 2016 07: 54
      Oh, it is. The West needs the land of Ukraine. And the Ukrainians, in fact, don't give a damn about the fact that Western transnational corporations will own their land. They just say: "The West will put us in order, since its own people can't, and we don't care who to work for, don't care who we’re going to get paid from." And this, in fact, is understandable. So, many here predict Ukraine "hunger, cold and poverty" and "industrial decline", they do not even understand how much they are mistaken - "shtetl Ukrainians" do not care about "technological progress" and "industrial development" they really have thinking at the level - "feed from the earth" and do not care about "production". As you said, Ukraine, like other agrarian countries, will follow the path of an "agrarian appendage" with a minimum of personnel employed in this sector, and the rest of the "tech-savvy" workers are waiting for a "visa-free" exit to the EU and they will wait for it, do not hesitate. The "West" already has a plan for Ukraine, and it is very quickly embodied in reality - the "West" never deviates from its plans and brings them to the end.
      1. bandabas
        bandabas 2 March 2016 11: 22
        Well no. And they retreated from the plans and did not finish. Another thing is that some plans (from those not completed) at some point pop up like hell out of the snuff box. So the line once again needs to be pushed back. And how- this is another question.
    2. gladcu2
      gladcu2 2 March 2016 17: 54

      You are talking about the consequences. Speaking of the consequences, there is no solution to the problem.

      You must understand that the main global problem of the world's population is not a balanced income distribution system. This is bank interest, it is speculation on exchanges that cannot be driven into the law. This is Capital’s desire for a monopoly, which states are not able to keep track of, since they are being destroyed by these monopolies. This is a newly recognized liberal policy, leading to a decrease in the role of the state in the control of monopolists.

      You can change the system only by increasing educational standards, in the direction of continuous growth from generation to generation. Otherwise, everyone will die. The strongest will survive and then he will die.

      Capitalism is alive as long as there is someone to rob. Robbing everyone dies himself. The paradox, capitalism is alive while resisting it. Here is the unity and struggle of opposites.
  6. sergeyzzz
    sergeyzzz 2 March 2016 06: 57
    Someone must give the Yankees environmentally friendly products and clean their toilets.
  7. qwert
    qwert 2 March 2016 07: 03
    The Chinese, for example, quietly sold the technology and documentation of the Molodets military railway missile systems developed by the Yuzhnoye design bureau in Dnepropetrovsk. Now in the Middle Kingdom they are making their own Dongfeng BZHRK, repeating to the details the brainchild of Ukrainian engineers.
    But this is already serious. I didn't know it was that bad. "Well done" is much cooler than the Topol and Yars. So, God forbid, they are in this break out into the leaders. After the removal of the last Soviet-made heavy missile systems in 2020, we will have nothing to hold back either the United States or China. Light missiles carry fewer warheads and, more importantly, have a shorter range (i.e., greater predictability and the ability to calculate a flight path) and much weaker missile defense penetration systems. They are not as scary as Voevoda and Molodets, whose missile defense system was unique and far ahead of similar developments around the world. It becomes really scary from such prospects.
    1. Scout
      Scout 2 March 2016 08: 13
      something tells me that by the year 20 we’ll come up with something wink
      1. gladcu2
        gladcu2 2 March 2016 18: 00

        Nothing to invent. Everything is invented before you. Learn the classics. A simple but catchy phrase. Only this phrase has a very difficult sacred meaning, which must be understood in a broad sense. And it will work only if everyone follows.

        "Learning, learning and just learning." V. I. Lenin.
    2. velikoros-xnumx
      velikoros-xnumx 2 March 2016 11: 50
      repeating the details to the brainchild Ukrainian engineers.

      ma-a-scarlet such correction Soviet engineers, with a large number of ethnic Great Russians in their composition.
  8. qwert
    qwert 2 March 2016 07: 05
    Does anyone else think that the destruction of the Soviet Union was not evil ????????
  9. inkass_98
    inkass_98 2 March 2016 07: 07
    Ukraine accounts for a quarter of the total black earth of the world.

    Gennady, well, why repeat the nonsense? Ruinushka accounts for no more than 8,7% -9% of the world's reserves of black soil, and this is by no means, even with the help of Svidomo mathematics, not 25%. 50-52% of Russia, the rest is scattered partially in Europe, Asia and both Americas. If the godless Wikipedia argument is for you, then these facts are reflected there:Чернозёмы.
    And I can only sympathize with the inhabitants of Skakland - all world crises primarily hit the agrarian countries as the most vulnerable in terms of shifting the economy into one sector. And in addition to economic crises, there is another factor - nature. No one is safe from her whims, no matter how powerful the agricultural sector in a single reservation.
    1. Scout
      Scout 2 March 2016 08: 15
      yes, drought is expected this year
      1. Vadim237
        Vadim237 2 March 2016 09: 34
        And a financial drought is also expected.
  10. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 2 March 2016 07: 08
    A sad way from rocket builders - to an agrarian appendage

    They themselves have chosen this path, and they themselves will disentangle. But then, as V. Kovtun punches himself in the chest with a heel in the program of R. Babayan proving that everything is fine in Ukraine, but Tryndets will come to Russia soon. You look at them (Ukrainians) and are not surprised at anything.
  11. Zomanus
    Zomanus 2 March 2016 07: 15
    Well, actually, why does the West and Europe still need Ukraine?
    As a country, it is not independent, not self-sufficient.
    That is, it lives well only in cooperation with a stronger country.
    In general, it can be said about Russia, but we have the opportunity to
    choosing who to work with and who to send.
    Well, Ukraine will live as interesting as its current,
    to stronger partners.
    And actually the fate of the population of Ukraine is of little concern to them,
    You can replace the Poles, in which case.
    So in the future we will observe natural cleansing
    countries from the "illiquid": retirees, HIV and cancer patients and others,
    low-use people, including former workers of high-tech industries.
    There will remain a population of 10 million, then on the account
    reporters of special objections will not arise, because there will be no one to object.
  12. M72
    M72 2 March 2016 07: 22
    The girls in the picture are cool)))
    1. Uncle lee
      Uncle lee 2 March 2016 07: 49
      ... Baba, like a woman and what to please her!
      There is no difference between truth and falsehood:
      Unless, of course, undress both of them!

      V. Vysotsky
  13. parusnik
    parusnik 2 March 2016 07: 25
    The Ukrainian media have already begun to consider the benefits of American use of the country's agricultural assets .....Ukraine will take an honorable place among other "banana" republics controlled by the United States ..
  14. Darth Revan
    Darth Revan 2 March 2016 07: 49
    Monsanto is a transgenic monster. So 404 will be, quite possibly, one of the factories of this creation of Chaos for the production of food poison.
    1. Rivares
      Rivares 2 March 2016 20: 35
      By the way, recently in Germany, in many varieties of their beer, glyphosate from Monsanto was discovered with surprise)) By the way, as it were, "safe" grain with glyphosate did not get to us ...
  15. surrozh
    surrozh 2 March 2016 08: 21
    After the third Maidan, the land is nationalized and the treaties are revised, the past government was corrupt after all. It’s already scary to contact them; it’s not for nothing that the IMF does not give loans.
  16. Ros 56
    Ros 56 2 March 2016 08: 25
    Yes, let them plow better, they’ll run around with rifles, all of them are some kind of benefit from the wretched. But I’m afraid they will turn around here too, it is necessary to work in the fields, and not to skip.
  17. vladimirvn
    vladimirvn 2 March 2016 08: 31
    Unexpectedly, in recent years, agriculture has become the leader. See which farms bring the highest yield and profit? Here's an example: Agriculture in Argentina, which is extremely advanced in this sense, employs slightly less than two (!) Percent of its working-age population. And the remaining 98% of the excellent agriculture of Argentina is not even able to maintain. Therefore, they work in the manufacturing industry, mechanical engineering, the oil industry (you will laugh, but the “agricultural” Argentina is the fourth largest oil producer in Latin America after Venezuela, Ecuador and Brazil and does not import oil at all), shipbuilding and ship repair. As well as many other industrial sectors.
    And only this balance allows her to enjoy the income from the export of agricultural products.
    ➡ Source:
  18. Belousov
    Belousov 2 March 2016 08: 38
    Ruin will be an agrarian country and to hell with it. These are their problems, God forbid us to climb to them again, pull them out of the next ... hole. We are worried that all this genetically modified garbage will be at our side, which means it will seep to us. And given the anti-popular activities of our government (only Siluanov with his proposal to cut medical expenses can only be named) and the one who stands behind this government and approves of its "activities", we can say with confidence that all this will openly flow to us.
  19. Scud
    Scud 2 March 2016 08: 57
    What breakthroughs are in the swamp?
    What ideas are in the head of idiots?
    What are the tasks when dancing on a dart?
    All the same pots seem to be in flight!
    Teach Evropu Benkatuvaty!
  20. Pvi1206
    Pvi1206 2 March 2016 08: 58
    The world government decided this way: Russia is a country of minerals, and Ukraine is agricultural.
    The rest of the industry in these countries should not be.
    There is no need to create excessive competition in the global economy.
    But this will not end there. There is a regulation of the population, chipization, and, ultimately, the transformation of the population into robots.
    This applies to everyone who does not belong to the golden billion.
    Whatever this happens, it is necessary to create an alliance of countries on the principles of philanthropy.
    This is Russia and is trying to do recently.
  21. Snob
    Snob 2 March 2016 09: 33
    The most annoying thing is that the Anglo-Saxons consider Ukrainians and Russians to be one people, so they will trample Ukraine thoroughly, to applause.
    1. Rivares
      Rivares 2 March 2016 20: 36
      Quote: Snob
      therefore, they will trample Ukraine thoroughly, to applause.

      Sadly, but to the applause of the Ukrainians themselves.
  22. Mr. Pip
    Mr. Pip 2 March 2016 09: 49
    I liked the picture, that is exactly the only way that the Right Ukraine should look! laughing
  23. 1398727
    1398727 2 March 2016 10: 40
    Plan "Ost" on your own !!!!
  24. mr.grin19z
    mr.grin19z 2 March 2016 10: 41
    and if this continues, over time, from Ukraine as a country and name will not remain
    1. Egoza
      Egoza 2 March 2016 11: 06
      Quote: mr.grin19z
      and if this continues, over time, from Ukraine as a country and name will not remain

      Hurry up!
  25. engineer
    engineer 2 March 2016 11: 01
    it was necessary to immediately declare the maidan a coup and not recognize the new government and the president of Ukraine. then everything would be legitimate and the Ninkto would not blather about the treaty. and once recognized. Now disintegrate. the whole world uses the recognition mechanism with success. but Russia did not apply.
  26. misterwulf
    misterwulf 2 March 2016 12: 10
    By the way, have you ever wondered how a stunted, desolate small country Israel contrives to be ... an exporter of agricultural products? They would have to feed themselves on the "promised land."
    Everything is easier. In Ukria there are huge tracts of farmland rented by Israeli agricultural enterprises. It seems that they survived even in the Crimea. Well yes, Yahweh is with him. Rent, so rent.
    IMHO the territory of Israel is less than their agricultural land or approximately equal to them. And almost all of it is in Ukraine.
    At the same time (ATTENTION!) Israel EXPORTS its agricultural products to Ukraine, Russia and Belarus! laughing
    (This despite the fact that they work on their agricultural companies ... shit)
  27. Volzhanin
    Volzhanin 2 March 2016 12: 47
    Somehow about the outskirts already fed up.
    More concerned about the actions of geeks from the government. How long will these renegades prolong the orgy?
    And I still don't know how our dimonchik even got out into the people? He, to the point of "I can't", is such a pitiful and insignificant person that he is simply ashamed of the State.
    To manage the collective farm is not even too tough. Ugh dirty!
    1. Kostya Andreev
      Kostya Andreev 2 March 2016 20: 02
      I am ashamed to ask, what did you manage and with what result? (I warn you, I'm not a fan of Medvedev. I just want to know "Who are the judges"
      1. ty60
        ty60 3 March 2016 01: 20
        Ask any accountant who worked at the time of Aifonovich. The picture is oil. Even the second role does not pull. And the head of state, no. Jumps from side to side. Mutually exclusive regulations. Is this, excuse me, a lawyer?
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  28. Kostya Andreev
    Kostya Andreev 2 March 2016 19: 58
    Well, we saw the future of Ukraine, but it is not clear why the majority of Ukrainians (judging by no) believe in a happy future? and stomp to die for their homeland?
    Who can explain clearly?
    For example, I can’t!
    1. goblin xnumx
      goblin xnumx 2 March 2016 21: 54
      Ukraine ... Syria ... Ukraine- and when will you discuss the log? - Everyone sees a mote ...
      1. Kostya Andreev
        Kostya Andreev 2 March 2016 23: 50
        our logs, partners are discussing! Yes, and we ourselves can roll out such logs of that th go, do not believe read this site! Few sites look online, or newspapers. so your comment is not the topic!
        In general, we are very far from partners who have all learned how to live.
  29. Idiot
    Idiot April 3 2016 11: 07
    ZhRK "Molodets" was created in KB "Yuzhnoe" under the leadership of academicians Utkin SOVIET, not Ukrainian engineers. What Ukrainian engineers are creating is visible now. And in general, when the crest grows smarter, he becomes Russian.