All too often, we slip into communication, in writing or in speaking, that do not communicate as directly a meaning we intend. In a world where attention span is short and hearing is bad (figuratively especially), speaking and writing directly certainly has merits, if we want our audiences to actually respond.
I watch news and variety programs from Taiwan and China, and often, there will be Caucasians who would speak perfect Mandarin, and have attended graduate programs in both these locales. This is no longer unique, but becoming commonplace.
President Vladimir Putin is a great orator, surpassing many of his political counterparts in America and Europe. President Putin is very succinct, incisive, convincing, and most of all, speaks with great factual depth.