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On 1/6/2019 at 8:04 AM, KJP said:

I've met a number of Russians who don't believe they were defeated. They believe Gorbachev capitulated to the West. 

 

True, and that only increases the resentment.

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I could never have imagined this technology to follow spyplanes during the Cold War. Er, the first Cold War.....

 

 


"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond." -- Coach Lou Holtz

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Use the translate feature....

 

 


"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond." -- Coach Lou Holtz

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Pretty ballsy.......

 

 


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This is the government of which Trump is an asset...

 


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This reminds me of some of the goofy propaganda that the Soviets used to put on their state-controlled TV station....

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Gazprom-owned NTV aired a story titled “Americans Who Have Fled Their Country Tell About Life in Russia.” 

 

One of the featured Americans, Steven, has “fled prices” in the US, so we are told by NTV’s speaker. Talking to the camera, the American expat explains how his life has become more comfortable. He does not plan to return to the US.

 

But Steven lives in Riga, Latvia.

 

http://euromaidanpress.com/2019/01/23/russian-state-tv-illustrates-foreigners-comfortable-life-in-russia-with-american-living-in-eu/


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Edited by KJP

"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond." -- Coach Lou Holtz

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If something like this happened in the early 1980s, it would be big news. Barely even registers on the "oh sh!t" meter today....

 

 


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This could be interesting......

 

Huge Trove of Leaked Russian Documents Is Published by Transparency Advocates

By Scott Shane

Jan. 25, 2019

 

A group of transparency advocates on Friday posted a mammoth collection of hacked and leaked documents from inside Russia, a release widely viewed as a sort of symbolic counter strike against Russia’s dissemination of hacked emails to influence the American presidential election in 2016.

 

Most of the material, which sheds light on Russia’s war in Ukraine as well as ties between the Kremlin and the Russian Orthodox Church, the business dealings of oligarchs and much more, had been released in Russia, Ukraine and elsewhere, sometimes on obscure websites. There were no immediate reports of new bombshells from the collection.

 

MORE:

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/25/world/europe/russian-documents-leaked-ddosecrets.html?fbclid=IwAR3e2ySWgdTWXimuYNxd5TDdb5VKLCbXx-koiiq1T2K7kydfzERDC3N0CCs


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Putinism is a genuinely new threat and not simply a revival of earlier ones, Yakovenko says

 

"Putinism represents a new threat to the world, one very different in fundamental ways from those of earlier imperial dictatorships, Igor Yakovenko says; and the greatest danger today is that many people are refusing to recognize how “new” it is and are dealing with it as if it were a revival of something that existed earlier. 

http://euromaidanpress.com/2019/02/17/putinism-is-a-genuinely-new-threat-and-not-simply-a-revival-of-earlier-ones-yakovenko-says/


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Edited by KJP

"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond." -- Coach Lou Holtz

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If you youngin's wondered what it was like during the Cold War, this is starting to feel like it....

 


"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond." -- Coach Lou Holtz

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More from the world of Putin-Trump...

 

 


"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond." -- Coach Lou Holtz

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No wonder Trump loves this guy and is jealous of his powers to protect his insecurities...

 

 


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Russian celebrity tank commandress defects to Ukraine, leaks details on Russian involvement in occupied Donbas

http://euromaidanpress.com/2019/03/07/russian-female-celebrity-tank-commander-defects-to-ukraine-leaks-details-on-russian-involvement-in-occupied-donbas/


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On 3/6/2019 at 1:08 PM, KJP said:

No wonder Trump loves this guy and is jealous of his powers to protect his insecurities...

 

 

This in particular is appalling.

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That's a scary direction to move in. Even though "Russia’s parliament has approved" the law doesn't mean they agree with it; they could have been forced to vote for it. I was never really pro- or anti-Russia, but after reading Red Notice by Bill Browder stuff like this concerns me much more. It's not like people weren't jailed - or worst - for this previously. But now it's ""legal.""

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Such happy times.......

 

 


"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond." -- Coach Lou Holtz

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Gee, I wonder what divisive, destructive presidential candidate Putin would like to see elected, er, re-elected??

 

Russian documents reveal desire to sow racial discord — and violence — in the U.S.

The revelations come as U.S. intelligence agencies have warned of probable Russian meddling in the 2020 election.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/russian-documents-reveal-desire-sow-racial-discord-violence-u-s-n1008051


"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond." -- Coach Lou Holtz

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Video of 66-year-old "strongman" Vladimir Putin scoring eight goals in an ice hockey match against largely static defenders, then falling over on his victory lap.

 

My two favorite comments at YouTube were "The fall was the only part not scripted" and "The people responsible for that rubber mat are now missing":

 

 

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