Skip to comments.Putin's Rasputin: The Mad Mystic Who Inspired Russia'S Leader
Posted on 06/11/2014 7:40:54 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
Why does Putin risk a war in Ukraine to build his Eurasian Union? Because he is implementingin whole or in partthe Eurasianist doctrine which was developed by the man know as Putins Brain: Aleksandr Dugin.
Dugins Foundations of Geopolitics helped reshape the views of Russias political and military elite in the late 1990s and gave a new form to old prejudices against the Western nations by means of the Eurasianist ideology. Putin appears to have given support to Dugins Eurasianism from the earliest days of his presidency: the Evraziia (Eurasian Movement) was organized in April 2001 as the "brainchild" of presidential counsel Gleb Pavlovsky. Eurasianism has not only found favor with the Putin regime: Gennady Zhuganov of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation and Vladimir Zhironovsky of the Liberal Democratic Party have both proclaimed their adherence to varying forms of Eurasianism, and Dugin is credited with having influenced both men.
Eurasianism leaves intact many of the territorial goals of the old Soviet Union while updating the ideology....in favor of a global conflict rooted in sacred geography and an "inevitable" conflict between the continental might of Eurasia and the "sea power" of the United Kingdom and United States.
However, Dugin is not only Putins Brainhes also Putins Rasputin. Dugins ideology is filled with invocations of "metaphysical Marxism" and adherence to the Traditionalist views of the "mystical fascist" thinker Julius Evola. Dugins ideology is one which claims that a final conflict is coming between Eurasia and (in Dugins words) the kingdom of the Antichrist. As pertains to this kingdom of the Antichrist, Dugin maintains, the United States is the center of its expansion. For Dugin, there is one course which lies open before those who oppose the "Antichrist:" The American Empire should be destroyed. And at one point, it will be.
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You absolutely read my mind.
Baby-eating lizard alien in human form
No argument here...
What the eff. Putin’s what Russia needs right now. The West will have to deal with a strong Russia and China from now on.