The Emperor - Applying Sociocultural Perspective and Geopolitical Analysis to Investment Strategies. Buy ERUS @ 19.52, iShares Russian ETF. If you have a unit strategy, buy 2 units (If a unit is 100 shares, buy 200 shares). Despite U.S. sanctions and turmoil in their neighborhood, now is the time to re-invest in Russia. Although investor confidence has fled, ERUS is trading at 25% above it's 52 week low. ERUS also has a benefit that makes it more than just a safe, long-term play. Gazprom, the Russian energy company that supplies Ukraine and eastern Europe with natural gas and oil, is one of ERUS biggest holdings, with 15.7 million common shares. This morning, Ukraine made the first payment on their past due energy consumption bill, paying Gazprom over $780 million. As the EU works to strike a long-term deal with Russia and Ukraine, tensions on the Ukrainian border will subside. Regardless, Ukraine will pay it's balance before winter or Russia will freeze them out. The EU has a lot to gain by easing relations with Russia. Investors should trust in world diplomacy and buy ERUS now, BEFORE THE DEAL IS STRUCK WITH THE EU AND UKRAINE! Just yesterday, 60 Minutes news rumored a pipeline and bridge from Southeast Russia to trade market cities across the border in China. Again, the news is pessimistic, but a keen eye can see massive opportunities. The safest play in Russian markets are always ETFs. At this time, ERUS is the best value I can find. 3 month, 6 month, and long-term growth possibilities. When the turmoil subsides, the winners will have invested in discounted funds with growth potential. Gazprom will increase in value immediately. Don't miss this. Perform your own research. I have attached links below. Do not wait for a news network to tell you to invest - by then, it is too late. Look at ERUS investment portfolio. I announced this pick with details last week on Twitter. If you find value in this information, check the Twitter feed for my other current pick info. Everything I post is meant to have immediate value and I don't post often. My purpose is to gain further market insights by helping others and selectively sharing the results of my personal research. Good luck and God bless you in your investment adventures.