Donnacha Ó Beacháin: 'Contemporary Russia is not the USSR - it is arguably a greater threat'

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Opinion: 'Contemporary Russia is not the Soviet Union - it is arguably a greater threat'

Rather than presenting a new vision for the future, the Russian president repeated a collection well aired distortions, historical myths, imagined grievances, illusory bogeys, and well-nursed grievances.

Putin’s core mission has been to regain Russia’s great power status. Ukraine’s quick and deceive defeat was supposed to showcase Russia’s military might and deter other neighbours from defying the Kremlin. But Putin’s gambit has backfired badly.Before Putin’s decision to launch a full-scale of invasion of Ukraine, Russia’s military looked impressive. It boasted, for example, the second largest army in the world.

Ukrainians, however, have refused to stick to the Kremlin script. Russian troops were showered with bullets rather than welcomed with flowers. At the United Nations, it can muster only the support of a handful of kindred dictatorships such as Syria, North Korea and Belarus. In the Kremlin’s traditional spheres of influence in Central Asia and the South Caucasus there is mounting evidence of derision, defiance, and distrust.resource-rich regional bully – a gas station with tanks.

The USSR was a status-quo power in Europe but Putin’s Russia is a revisionist state that seeks to annex its neighbours. And whereas the Communist Party provided a mechanism for transition and a power base that outlived individual leaders there are no comparable institutions in Russia today.Earlier this month, a new statue to the bloody dictator was unveiled in Russia.


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DCU, Trinity and Maynooth appear to be Globalist WEF cheerleader propaganda centres for Ireland. Always these three Universities ppl pushing the NWO line.

No shit Sherlock Anybody with a brain knows the Soviet Union was formed by Bolsheviks NOT Russians

The threat posed by Russia to global safety is small in comparison to that of the U.S. empire which is by orders of magnitude the most tyrannical and blood soaked regime on the planet. Any credible analysis of geopolitical affairs must be based on this understanding. NordStream

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