The East Europeans learn they inhabit a Russia that desires to return them to its sphere of influence and the arena between your West. Ukrainians realize they’re looking down the barrel of quite a zero-sum game and view countless amounts of Russian troops across their boundary. Obama thinks otherwise. He affirms that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s sort of neo-imperialist thinking suggests the Cold War to be transcended by Putin and is actually a relic of yesteryear. Good Lord. The Russian revolution was transcended by Putin has not. Did no one present a duplicate of Putin’s talk last week to Obama upon the annexation of Crimea?
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