Western elites stole Ukraine from a deranged dictator with a bogus populist uprising. Now, kleptocrat Putin is stealing it back with irregulars, mercenaries, and tanks.
Don’t come to the conclusion that Putin is some sort of good guy. Putin is just like Western elites, but with a more direct approach, and what amounts to a personal arsenal of nuclear weapons. There are no good guys here. Murders? Yes. Thieves? Yes. And on both sides.
I very seriously doubt that the U.S.-led gang will do anything real about this. Putin could roll over the whole of Ukraine in a day if he wanted to. Obama just keeps golfing because he has probably been advised that this isn’t worth a thermonuclear exchange. You win some you lose some. Move on, pick another victim. Protip: Make sure the next victim doesn’t have a competing gang with nuclear weapons.
Putin said it himself yesterday, “It’s best not to mess with us… Thank God, I think no one is thinking of unleashing a large-scale conflict with Russia. I want to remind you that Russia is one of the leading nuclear powers.”
Yep, the managers of that idiot Obama better make sure he remains on the golf course this time. Or maybe point and click the drones to go take out some of those ISIS maniacs. It’s only costing $7.5 million per day to bomb a problem that the U.S. created in the first place. Bargains, bargains.
All of that said, here’s what I wrote to a family member with a Russian girlfriend:
“I’d seriously consider getting her and her money out of there ASAP. You wouldn’t want her to be in Putin-Land or holding Putin-Bucks if this thing gets any worse.”
Via: IB Times:
In a new statement, the Kremlin has detailed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s address to pro-Russian separatists battling Kiev’s force in eastern Ukraine, which referred to the rebels as “the militia of New Russia” or “Novorossiya”.
This term is not a new addition to the Russian leader’s personal lexicon. In a televised question and answer session in April in the midst of the Crimea crisis, Putin told the audience, in reference to the restive eastern regions of Ukraine: “It’s new Russia.”
This phrase has raised fears about Putin’s territorial ambitions in the former Soviet Union but what does this term really mean?
“Novorossiya”, which translates as New Russia, is a historical term for a region conquered by the Russian empire in the 18th century and controlled by Tsarist Russia in the 19th Century.