Skip to comments.Putin Plans Return to Cold War Atmosphere - praise for Brezhnev and plans for 'Eurasian Union'
Posted on 10/06/2011 12:38:43 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
This week at the UN left the distinct feeling of Cold War deיja vu. Russia and China were arrayed against the United States and Western Europe in blocking an anti-Syrian resolution at the UN. ....
The Russian Foreign Ministry condemned the defeated resolution as one that fomented tension, and "contained one-sided accusations against Damascus and an ultimatum-like threat of sanctions against the Syrian authorities. ....
Xinhua, the Chinese news agency, approvingly quoted the Syrian ambassador who claimed that the US and the Western Europeans "are undermining international legality and they are leading the whole world into a new colonial era and military adventures that are bound and doomed to failure."
Back in Russia, Vladimir Putin's Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov found an original way to combat comparisons between his employer and Communist Party boss and Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev, who ruled the Soviet Union for 18 years after ousting Nikita Khrushchev in 1964.
The press secretary called Brezhnev a "plus" for his country.
The Press Secretary also announced that one of president soon-to-be-elected Putin's major priorities was to establish a Eurasian union that would effectively encompass the countries that formerly constituted part of the Soviet Union, with the exception of the Baltic states who are members of the EU and NATO and Georgia that is on the outs with Moscow.
During the perestroika era of Mikhail Gorbachev, Brezhnev's tenure was rejected as a period of stagnation as well as official corruption. There are, however, aspects of the Brezhnev era that Vladimir Putin wants to emulate.
Under Brezhnev, the Soviet Union appeared to achieve parity, at least in the strategic realm, with the United States.
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Well, then all we need will be Oceania and Eastasia.....
I guess our great socialist leadership in Washington has inspired Putin to trash what little spark of democracy was in Russia....if there ever really was one. Again, it shows how important a freedom-fighting America really is in the world.
But then again, we look at the liberal electorate -— “stupid is as stupid does”.....
Howdy TJ. Notice the date, folks.
US TOLD TO LEAVE CENTRAL ASIA [Russia & China demand “deadline.”]
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Just wait until Putin shows up in one of those uniforms, proclaiming that the USSR is back, from the top of the Lenin Mausoleum.
I would rather have Russia in charge of Central Asia than the Islamo-Fascists.
How’s that New START Treaty workin’, Mr. president?