Comment: It may be that Russia

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It may be that Russia

and the Orthodox Church hold the key to Cyprus's salvation. If Cyprus were to convert to using rubles as a transition out of the Euro, for example, the people might be spared a lot of suffering and the bonds between the two countries could be strengthened. Cyprus could even put itself under temporary Russian state governance as a protectorate of sorts.

BTW, Russia is no longer communist, but it is increasingly devoutly Christian (in a patriotic, national identity sense).