The big joke is that Putin is actually the dove in the Russian leadership. Get rid of him and you'll get someone far more eager to take on the West.

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Happy birthday to Vlad

He ain't so bad

If we had leaders as competent as he, we . . . would be glad

Happy birthday dear Vlad.

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Oct 8, 2022·edited Oct 8, 2022

It’s too soon to get excited by any Russian action. It seems Russia is still minimizing Russian casualties with maximum Ukraine casualties, by trading land.

The question is when will Russia feel they have done the maximum damage to Ukraine and counter attack.

Western propaganda actions - May be are trying to help the midterms by offering a potential believable narrative of Putin deposed? The of Russia is on the edge of defeat, forces destroyed, is getting stale / over used. Or the West is afraid the narrative of Russian defeat is about to be destroyed?

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The Man is not alone in his task. What else to try when defeat on the battlefield is in sight ? Out of move but like a machine , it plays until the end.

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Oct 7, 2022·edited Oct 7, 2022

US outrageously ignores views of Russian people: “In sticking labels on Russian leaders, the West outrageously ignores the opinion of the Russian people….Russians will remember Mr. Putin as the man who pulled the country from the brink of collapse.” In 1990s w. Yeltsin, US cronies plundered Russia, laughed about it, and left it for dead. “One reason why Yeltsin was the West’s darling was that his policies suited the Western agenda for Russia...a superpower-turned economic and military weakling, a subservient client state and a source of cheap energy and minerals....By contrast, Russia’s resurgence under Putin is seen as threatening the U.S. unipolar model.”...3/20/2008, “Why the West loved Yeltsin and hates Putin,“ Vladimir Radyuhin. https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-opinion/Why-the-West-loved-Yeltsin-and-hates-Putin/article15188045.ece

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