Recently, much has been said about the confrontation of the United States, NATO, the collective West and Russia. Examples of the additional deployment of NATO troops in the countries of Eastern Europe, the boorish actions of the US authorities in relation to the diplomatic property of Russia on American territory are given. It comes almost to open confrontation in Syria. For more than 3 years, US and EU sanctions have been applied to our country. The clouds are gathering.
At the same time, we hear and read about strengthening the power of the Russian army, about the successes of the Russian military corps in the Syrian Republic, equipping land and sea units with modern equipment, testing new types of weapons. This gives the ordinary citizen a certain certainty: Russia will be able to stand up for its interests. Yes, of course, there are successes of the last years in the combat equipment of the Russian armed forces, strengthening the army. But…
Those who have been to Syria talk about the wear and tear of the life of our aircraft. The fact that the number of units of American military air technology at NATO bases in Turkey is several times higher than the number of our similar equipment, redeployed to the Syrian expanses. Will we be able to withstand a long standoff in the military sphere? And not only in the military, but also in the economic, political, informational, ideological, spiritual. Is Russia, with its current socio-economic device, able to withstand the struggle against the aggressive and greedy western elite, which has crushed a significant part of the planet?
The power of the armed forces depends not only on the availability of modern technology in the army units, but also on the economic, ideological, spiritual power of the country. This is the rear of our army and fleet. Without reliable logistical support, any army will be beaten, doomed to defeat. And then what will happen to Russia? .. The scenario can be assumed.
And the rear is not only a developed industry and agriculture, capable of meeting the army’s needs for weapons, uniforms, supplies, and timely restoration of them. But it is also the morale of officers, soldiers, recruits, the spirit of the population, able to withstand enemies. These are the means of information work - newspapers, television and radio channels, and today the Internet’s blogosphere, working for the good of the people and the country, carrying the citizens of the state bright and kind, and not vulgarity and immorality.
This is a reliable work of medical institutions that are able to provide adequate medical care to those in need, educational institutions that give students not only the necessary knowledge, but also educate them in the spirit of patriotism, love for the Fatherland and instill in particular boys the qualities of a defender of their Fatherland.
Let us recall the not so distant years of the Great Patriotic War. Was the Red Army capable of beating the European hordes led by Germany without the selfless work of home front workers? Then there was even a very strong semantic bundle “the soldiers of the Red Army and the workers of the rear”. All were together, as a single mechanism, and beat the enemy. Of course, there were traitors, there were thousands, tens of thousands. But forged the Victory - more than 170 millions.
According to a number of researchers, since 1943, Soviet industry produced more tanks, self-propelled artillery, artillery, aircraft, machine guns and machine guns than Germany. Our industry worked smoothly and without significant disruptions, satisfying the needs of combat units. The country was a harmonious organism. At the head of the ministries, enterprises, armies were experienced managers and military leaders. Among these managers and military leaders were also traitors and saboteurs, the family has its black sheep. But these were units.
A classic example of the importance of logistic support for troops is the Italo-Swiss campaign of the great Alexander Suvorov in 1799. From April to September 1799, the Russian troops under the command of Suvorov, together with the allies, achieved impressive victories over the troops of revolutionary France. Italy was practically cleared of the French. But the Allies and, above all, Austria, concerned about the possible growth of Russian influence in Europe after the Suvorov victories, sabotaged the supply of the Russian army.
After defeating the corps of Rimsky-Korsakov, Suvorov’s troops found themselves in the foothills of the Alps, surrounded by superior enemy forces without food with a limited amount of ammunition. And then the Russian commander, saving the army, led her across the Alps. September 18 (old style) in the monastery of St. Joseph at the military council of Suvorov made a speech, recorded from the words of Bagration:
"We are surrounded by mountains ... surrounded by a strong enemy, proud of victory ... Since the time of the Prut affair, under the Emperor Peter the Great, the Russian troops have never been in such a threatening situation ... No, this is no longer a betrayal, but a clear betrayal ... reasonable, calculated betrayal us, who shed so much blood for the salvation of Austria. There is no one to wait for help now, one hope for God, another for the greatest courage and the highest self-denial of the troops you led ... We will have the greatest, unprecedented works in the world! We are on the edge of the abyss! But we are Russians! God with us! Save, save the honor and wealth of Russia and its Autocrat! .. Save his son ... "(ru.wikipedia.org).
So is the Russian state capable of providing a strong rear for the Russian army during the confrontation, possibly long-lasting, with the NATO countries? Hardly. Corruption is overwhelming the country. They seem to be struggling with it, but in fact ... They steal even in contracts of the Ministry of Defense in the construction of strategic facilities, and steal billions.
Although there are various state corporations in the country - aviation, shipbuilding, industry as a whole is fragmented, planning is absent. The state today is not able to regulate and control the relationship between producers. Many large enterprises are in private hands, often foreign. Is it possible to mobilize them in a critical period? Unlikely. Russian and foreign owners have accounts, real estate in the west. And their interests are there, beyond the hill.
Law enforcement agencies designed to fight corruption, sabotage themselves are corrupt. What they can do effectively is to disperse and detain protesters. And it’s already them, today’s, not able to organize their work in the name of national interests, to protect ordinary citizens. Yes, and protect ordinary people is not profitable, does not give extra earnings.
Many complaints are caused by the sphere of medical care and education. Much has been written about this ... The ministry has almost completely pushed the educational function. Providing educational services and point. But what about the education of the defenders of the Fatherland, the patriots of the country. The Russian army for centuries was famous for its fighting spirit. The heroism of Russian soldiers is known throughout the world. And he was brought up since childhood. In tsarist and soviet times all educational institutions were focused on this. And today, the function of education actually left, or rather it was removed, from Russian schools and universities.
The Russian army is the successor of the Russian and Soviet army. Today, the Russians are the overwhelming number of Russian troops. Without them, the army and navy is nothing. But their combat effectiveness and combat worthiness of warriors of other nationalities is determined not only by the presence of existing weapons, but also by the presence of fighting spirit, the desire to defend their homeland. Yes, and the civilian population must be ready to give their strength, knowledge to protect the motherland. Nikolay Nekrasov’s expression “You may not be a poet, but you must be a citizen” should be attributed to people of any profession. The qualities of a defender, a citizen do not come at once. I repeat, they are raised from childhood.
But in the government, improving the work of educational institutions is seen differently. Vice Prime Minister Olga Golodets, who oversees health care, education, and the niece of famous football player Adamas Solomonovich Golodets, at a forum in Sochi in February 2017, said that it was time to abandon the squareness of classes. This, apparently, in her opinion will lead to a global improvement in the quality of work of educational institutions. Can we expect changes for the better when the government is headed by such officials? The answer suggests itself.
In the country, every five-year period, starting from the beginning of 2000, the government adopts a program of patriotic education of citizens. Now there is a "Program of patriotic education of citizens of the Russian Federation on 2016-2020 years." Tell me, readers, do you know anything about these programs? Yes, even the state officials of the regions do not know about them what he personally convinced more than once. Presidential Decree No. 31.12.2015 of 683 adopted the National Security Strategy. You know something about this strategy, acquaint pupils of schools, universities, it is discussed strategy on federal and regional television, radio channels, in other media, at public events? In the Kremlin, something from a distance, and the state officials on the drum. First of all, personal well-being.
And, of course, it is worth mentioning the role of the Russian people. The president of the country calls him state-forming. It was the Russians who gathered together one hundred lands. It is they who today cement the Russian regions. It is the Russian people who are today the guarantor of the independence and security of the country. An important attribute of the sovereignty and integrity of Russia is the Russian language. This must not be forgotten. And Russian, I repeat, the backbone of our armed forces. They produce the overwhelming majority of domestic goods and services.
But as sometimes dismissively, officials at the federal and regional levels relate to the protection of the rights of the state-forming people, their traditions and culture. This, I believe, is direct sabotage and treason to national interests. Millions of labor migrants have filled the Russian open spaces that occupy our jobs, devalue the work of the local population, commit terrorist acts. Russians will be strong - Russia will be strong, and all Russian peoples will live safely.
Today, most people in the country are apathetic, people are tired of the tyranny and their own humiliated state in everyday life, at work. A person does not feel protected in front of a state official, an employer. Where, for example, are trade unions able to fight for workers' rights? A spiritually devastated man tired of humiliation is a bad defender.
Strong rear of our army is necessary. But it can be provided only as a result of qualitative improvements in the domestic policy of the country, in the economic, social, spiritual spheres. This is the nationalization of the largest enterprises, business planning, social policy in the interests of the entire respectable population, and not in the interests of money bags, the orientation of the media, all areas of art on the patriotic education of citizens, etc.
It is also necessary to purify the state apparatus from bribe takers, saboteurs, and representatives of sexual minorities with their perverted consciousness. Similar in Russia already happened. It was the staff purges of government departments of the end of 1930-s that helped rally and set up the Soviet state apparatus to repel the enemy and further Victory. The above measures to restore order in the country will cause enormous approval from the public. Stir up the positive spiritual energy of the masses. And then no one will be afraid of us.
If this is not done, the chances of being beaten greatly increase. And in case of defeat, the tragic fate will befall, first of all, the top leadership of the country. Winners will not stand on ceremony with them. They are even in The Hague, I think, not lucky, will understand on the spot. The fate of Saddam Hussein, Muammar Gaddafi, Slobodan Milosevic is known to all. Moreover, the negative image of Russian President Vladimir V. Putin, his closest entourage, has already been formed in the eyes of the Western public.