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How Putin suddenly became the “inner” leader and “humble servant of the people”

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How do they see “renewed” Putin in the West? There is an opinion that Putin is ready to turn, finally, to domestic policy, to become a true “servant of the people” and take care of the “fatherland”. The "people's president" for all "there is some money." However, Western analysts are simply ironic: in their common opinion, Putin was and remains an autocrat and populist.




On the "deceptive humility of Putin" told in a German newspaper «Die Welt» Pavel Lokshin (Pavel Lokshin).

At the annual press conference of Putin, the author notes, "domestic politics dominated." After all, “even an autocrat” has to think about the “consolidation” of its power. However, this still does not mean that Putin is beginning a course of rapprochement with the West.

“The ruler of the nuclear arsenal of Russia,” the journalist scoffs, presented himself as “the obedient servant of the people” and, in general, behaved as if the conference was not an event organized in advance. The current meeting with the people was already the thirteenth in a row.

Despite the fact that the agenda, which adheres to the main TV channels, "is controlled by the Kremlin," even state propaganda "comes to its limits." In the refrigerators, citizens are more vacant than usual, the author reminds, because real disposable income falls for the fourth year in a row, and "already 22 million of 144 million Russians live below the poverty line."

Therefore, it is not surprising that domestic policy dominated the Putin press conference this year, the columnist concludes.

After several years of “foreign adventures”, Putin suddenly stood up and told his people that it was not in world politics, but in their homeland.

Putin, Lokshin wrote, answered questions about the planned increase in the retirement age (“a sensitive question!”), Environmental protection ”(“ find a middle ground between the economy and nature! ”), Distribution of tax revenues between Moscow and the regions (“ regions need more money! ”) and the health care system (again,“ more money! ”).

Putin portrayed himself as a “people's president,” who has “a little money for everyone,” the columnist laughs. This image is consistent with his statement that he will not speak for the United Russia party in the presidential election in March 2018, but will go on as an independent candidate.

The president seems to be saying that his liberal-oriented government thinks only about one thing: how to save money on the people. Duma is generally a circus. And in Russia there is only one person reflecting on the needs of the people ... The non-partisan “people's president” even made his election gift: he presented the citizens with 150 euros, the author writes. This amount will be paid at birth of the first child in the family.

Does all this mean that in the near future Putin will limit himself to the domestic agenda? At least that is what he is trying to show his voters. And it is no coincidence that a few days ago he announced in Syria that the Russian army was leaving victoriously from there.

The Russians "breathed with relief," says Lokshin. Many of them "did not understand that Russia needed in the Middle East." According to public opinion polls, half of the respondents spoke in favor of withdrawing troops.

Putin’s goal, as Lokshin sees it, is to achieve re-election with a good turnout, at least 70 percent of voters. “An autocrat in the Kremlin,” the observer notes, appears in the role of a populist when he claims that people's everyday interests are his top priority. The “patriotic resource” that emerged after the “annexation of the Crimea” seems to be “not enough to legitimize power,” Lokshin said. But this does not mean that this resource is completely exhausted: as soon as Putin again takes the presidency, he can "strengthen the confrontation with the West."

Another columnist, Julian Hans, writing for a German newspaper, agrees with his colleague «Süddeutsche Zeitung». Putin’s re-election will not benefit the people, he is convinced.

Vladimir Putin is not going to the polls from the party, he will run as an independent candidate, reminds Hans. The fact that he will win the election is “beyond doubt,” the author believes. The struggle is under conditions when "there can be no question of fair competition."

The fact that Putin, unlike the previous elections, is not moving forward from the party "United Russia", shows: the Kremlin has written off this party for scrap. The reputation of this “assembly of corrupt courtiers” cannot be saved.

As a result, the Russian system will be even more adapted personally to Putin. After eighteen years of his leadership, "state institutions are in ruins." The journalist explains his opinion: according to opinion polls, "neither the parliament, nor the government, nor the governors have anything to say to the people"; the people of them all "despise."

However, this state of affairs "gives the president more power and simplifies management." On the other hand, he cannot “take care of everything,” even if such an impression is created.

In the future, a new difficult question will arise: the transfer of power. This process will turn into something incredibly difficult, since there will no longer be institutions that would keep the country united.

Today, the US remains “fairly stable despite Donald Trump,” Hans sneers. Does this apply to Russia without Putin? Herr Hans is in doubt.

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The general message of German-speaking analysts is obvious.

1. Putin will be re-elected in March 2018, with a high turnout at the polls.

2. Putin is the only one who distinguishes himself from the crowd of “liberals” and who “cares” about the interests of the people, but these promises are ordinary “autocratic populism” clinging to power.

3. Even today, the people "despise" regional authorities, Duma deputies and ministers. State institutions of Russia are now in ruins; after six years of new Putin's rule, they will turn to dust.

4. If the American system is able to withstand and digest even such an extravagant leader like Trump, then Russia will not have enough of Putin’s safety factor for another term. Putin himself cannot do anything about it: he is not able to take care of “everything” alone.

Such conclusions are very similar, we note, to the assumptions made in other foreign media by other analysts and observers, as well as politicians. No one has any doubts that Putin is being reelected. Bets on K. Sobchak are not accepted in the USA and Europe.

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  1. vlad007
    vlad007 19 December 2017 16: 14
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    Quote: "This meeting with the people was already the thirteenth in a row."
    Putin holds meetings twice a year - in the spring with PEOPLE, and in winter with JOURNALISTS! 14 December was a meeting with reporters.
    1. 210ox
      210ox 19 December 2017 17: 51
      +2
      Yes, what is the argument .. It's like him .. Lokshin was most likely not in Russia either. He will be guided by fairy tales in blogs .. Analysts eat them ..
      Quote: vlad007
      Quote: "This meeting with the people was already the thirteenth in a row."
      Putin holds meetings twice a year - in the spring with PEOPLE, and in winter with JOURNALISTS! 14 December was a meeting with reporters.
      1. Nonna
        Nonna 19 December 2017 20: 54
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        Quote: 210ox
        Analysts eat them ..


        The Germans are analyzing correctly. They focus on social networks. And in them now there is a complete negative in relation to the authorities and to Putin. Russia has already lulled do not understand where. Our Paralympic people signed consent documents that they do not even have the right to mention themselves in the social networks as Russians. Smile and wave. We go the chosen way. We substitute the ass for the pendell, we get and joyfully lick the leg, giving a kick. Ugh. Add the reward to Alekseeva, the imposition of Solzhenitsyn, Kolya from Urengoy, with Serebryannikov and his performance, with Zakharchenko and his billions, with Vasilieva and other Mannerheim boards, with Gref and discrimination against Crimean citizens against Sberbank. The entire economy is now focused on the construction of new gas and oil and gas pipelines. The main thing is to sell raw materials, and there even though the grass does not grow. Kremlin capitalists with manual edros lead Russia into the abyss
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        2. Vladimir16
          Vladimir16 20 December 2017 12: 46
          +2
          Nonna, in France banned cell phones in schools. Imagine, if we are banned, then you will not be able to write here. You will sit in the lesson and listen to the teacher. laughing
        3. turbris
          turbris 20 December 2017 14: 26
          +2
          Nonna - and here you are very mistaken! What do you think that the majority of voters are sitting on social networks? If they suddenly went online and saw what you were writing here, many would not be too good! Thank God, the people are still busy with another matter - they are getting benefits for you sitting on social networks. On the Internet, on various sites, self-satisfied, taking advantage of impunity, are both Utopian liberals and embittered at all and all the “critics” who criticize everything without any suggestions or initiatives. He criticized and calmed down, life goes on and thanks for that.
          1. Sasha_Sar
            Sasha_Sar 21 December 2017 11: 44
            +3
            Gentlemen, do not spit saliva, the number of "likes" in you and Nonna speaks for itself ....
        4. Sergey53
          Sergey53 26 December 2017 11: 30
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          You must admit that all the negative things about Putin come from Medvedev and his company LIBERALS. We do not have a clear domestic policy, everything is aimed at enriching the oligarchs and impoverishing the people. The full antisocial orientation of the authorities.
    2. Giants
      Giants 19 December 2017 23: 52
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      Quote: vlad007
      Putin meets twice a year - in spring with PEOPLE

      If he had meetings with the PEOPLE, he would have repeated the fate of Gaddafi last year. It’s impossible to make brains with stupid chatter to infinity. IMHO
      1. astronom1973n
        astronom1973n 20 December 2017 05: 59
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        Quote: Giants
        Putin meets twice a year - in spring with PEOPLE
        If he had meetings with the PEOPLE, he would have repeated the fate of Gaddafi last year. It’s impossible to make brains with stupid chatter to infinity. IMHO

        How is it that the friend of the liberals and democrats, Lehe, has not yet been torn off, huh? lol
        1. kiril-belo
          kiril-belo 20 December 2017 12: 39
          +5
          But Lyokha meets like-minded people, not the people. Lyokha does not pursue anti-people’s domestic policy and does not adopt bad laws.
          1. astronom1973n
            astronom1973n 20 December 2017 13: 14
            +2
            Oh how! Ie Leha well done and his like-minded people too! But how are we ordinary people who are not with him?
          2. astronom1973n
            astronom1973n 20 December 2017 13: 15
            +2
            Quote: kiril-belo
            Lyokha does not pursue an anti-people domestic policy and does not adopt bad laws.

            Let him stand at the helm and not see this!
  2. Loess
    Loess 19 December 2017 16: 21
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    Putin portrayed himself as a “people's president,” who has “a little money for everyone,” the observer laughs.
    Show me the presidential candidate of any country that is not a "populist") And so, of course, it is high time to come to grips with domestic politics. If there is such an opportunity.
    1. Bulrumeb
      Bulrumeb 19 December 2017 16: 25
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      Do you believe that? All according to the principle - the king should not think about everyone, the king should think about the important!
    2. MoJloT
      MoJloT 19 December 2017 16: 27
      +3
      Yes, and it seems as if if elected by the people, then the people get it.
    3. ivagulin
      ivagulin 19 December 2017 17: 45
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      before he was already engaged in domestic politics, from the new year, rural surcharges are being removed, and with the previous optimization, he will have to leave the civil service to private owners, again a disjointed family, damn it for 5 years, again a date once a month, ept
      1. AKC
        AKC 19 December 2017 18: 56
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        Thank God, the reduction of parasites sitting in the state apparatus began !!! Do not be offended, but there are so many people in the civil service! as you go to any government agency. that in the city hall, that in pnf. that to the village administration. so many people !!! and everyone is busy and everyone works with a smart look, they wear papers and they get all the salaries! the most interesting thing is that if their number is increased three times or reduced by the same amount, everyone will work and everyone will be busy!
        Of course, I understand that it is harsh in my opinions, but I know what I'm talking about! the state apparatus needs to be reduced !!!
        P.S. if you are a professional without work you will not stay. those who are organized according to the blat are afraid of reductions and cannot do anything!
        1. ivagulin
          ivagulin 19 December 2017 19: 02
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          the parasites will just stay and the "field" workers will leave and you will go to the "smart guys" like that
        2. ivagulin
          ivagulin 19 December 2017 19: 04
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          Well, you and the comedian, those who are arranged according to the blat will just remain
        3. 16112014nk
          16112014nk 19 December 2017 19: 15
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          Quote: AKC
          the state apparatus needs to be reduced !!!

          Each reduction in the state apparatus in the USSR and in Russia only increased the staff of loafers. There are two times more civil servants in Russia than in the USSR, and with a smaller population also doubled. That is, an increase of 4 times actually occurred. Here is the result of all reductions!
          1. ivagulin
            ivagulin 19 December 2017 19: 26
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            nu-nu when God forbid you to learn in practice what Siberian or rabies is, then remember how the government service was destroyed (a human doctor treats a person, and veterinary humanity)
            1. aybolyt678
              aybolyt678 19 December 2017 20: 45
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              Quote: ivagulin
              l you in practice what is Siberian or rabies

              people have already learned what ASF is ... I see the poor work of border guards and customs. I believe that ASF comes from Poland with pork, supposedly to China, through the territory of the Russian Federation, is packaged in Kazakhstan, and already, as if, Kazakh laughing comes back to us.
              State structures mainly carry out profanity of their activities, many veterinarians are simply afraid to express their opinion in the Departments, Departments are afraid for places ...
              1. ivagulin
                ivagulin 19 December 2017 21: 06
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                there is a simple way to deal with ASF since the time of the USSR - machine gunners surround the village and 100% of the pork is destroyed, plus everything that concerns them now is not there.
              2. ivagulin
                ivagulin 19 December 2017 21: 08
                +1
                and ASF is not so scary, it is not transmitted to humans
                1. aybolyt678
                  aybolyt678 19 December 2017 21: 36
                  +5
                  The only case of ASF in the USSR was in the Odessa region, as far as I know, the Pig Stock was slaughtered, but not by machine gunners but by veterinarians. Tales are not needed. They hammer in the same way now. I'm talking about all the new foci of ASF. This virus cannot spread like this without sabotage support, or negligence of the above structures.
                  1. ivagulin
                    ivagulin 19 December 2017 21: 49
                    +6
                    in my area it started after the passage of a car with compound feed who bought the one had a problem, and the machine gunners were in a cordon. The whole problem is not only in sabotage activity, which I do not deny, but also in the interest of certain structures interested in destroying small farms. I now don’t particularly show the livestock on my site so that the EPs do not “bring” ASF, consider this a schizo but ........................
                    1. aybolyt678
                      aybolyt678 20 December 2017 06: 25
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                      Quote: ivagulin
                      and in the interest of certain structures

                      There is a lot of grain in our country now. Big money, tend to go there, usually where it is profitable. Against the background of ASF, and with the law on 4 degrees of protection of complexes, they are not afraid of ASF. And of course they are considering the issue of construction.
            2. 16112014nk
              16112014nk 20 December 2017 11: 53
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              Quote: ivagulin
              remember how the state service was destroyed

              I agree. In fact of the matter. The really critical services and organizations are destroyed (optimized). And all sorts of parasitic "Horns and hooves" breed like cockroaches.
              1. aybolyt678
                aybolyt678 20 December 2017 22: 38
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                Quote: 16112014nk
                I agree. In fact of the matter. The really critical services and organizations are destroyed (optimized).

                There is nothing surprising. This is the case when a dry, basic theory explains the practice. It's all about the nature of money. This is a measure of reproductive Labor, a medium of exchange ... At the same time, money has real power. In the absence of real reproductive labor, there are a huge number of mechanisms on the territory of our country. involved in the redistribution of cash flows - banks, retail chains, citizens disloyal to the state, and having a public weight. And the money, which is a measure of labor, leaves the country through the damaged mechanisms of statehood. Even the Syrian victories from this point of view are simply the victory of those who have money for the right to pump oil from foreign territories.
  3. Stas
    Stas 19 December 2017 16: 51
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    Interesting information. GRUDININ. Feel free to speak about the press conference of Putin.
    1. Siberia 9444
      Siberia 9444 20 December 2017 11: 10
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      If Grudinin will be swamped, I for him hi . And let the GDP rest, and then, like a slave on gollers negative
  4. AKC
    AKC 19 December 2017 17: 46
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    What nonsense did I read in the article?
    when they say about 22 million, below the line. I would like to bring the figures in Germany, France and the EU in general, and not bad in the USA! And it turns out that in the Russian Federation there are poor people, but for example in the USA there are none! to commentators on VO which also often lead this figure. I want to ask you a question how many of these 22 million homeless people, loafers, drunks and other people whom you can not get to work?
    why the article claims that the people did not understand why the troops in in Syria? understood the majority!

    I'm happy that Putin is president. but I won’t go to vote because it more and more resembles Brezhnev’s stagnation. I really want that the policy in the Russian Federation was not dependent on a particular person, but it was like in the USA: stokers are changing (rowers in galleys) and the locomotive (galley) is rushing its course!
    Interestingly, these analysts do not want to talk about Merkel’s re-election, in the absence of fair competition, and about that. whether its rule would benefit the people of Germany. What fair competition is this? one that is in Ukraine!
    1. Conductor
      Conductor 19 December 2017 18: 11
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      People would understand more about pensions, salaries, prices, medicine. I’ve understood about Syria, but if they increase their retirement age, then, for example, after 50 try to find a job, especially not in Moscow. And how to pull up to retirement then?
    2. Rusland
      Rusland 19 December 2017 18: 46
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      About Putin. I love butter, but I won’t eat it, because it is tasty. So?
    3. andrej-shironov
      andrej-shironov 19 December 2017 18: 47
      +3
      smile Dear AKS! This means that the current situation reminds me of more than one era of the Brezhnev stagnation. But the danger is not in stagnation to be honest.
    4. BecmepH
      BecmepH 20 December 2017 06: 36
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      Quote: AKC
      I'm happy that Putin is president. but I won’t go to vote

      And I, on the contrary .. For many years I did not go to vote, but now I’ll go
      for it more and more resembles Brezhnev's stagnation.
      and so it's time to change the gentleman
    5. sashok1951.21
      sashok1951.21 20 December 2017 10: 19
      +1
      That's because of people like you and have to live in "House-2, 3,4, .......". Will this suit you too?
    6. 97110
      97110 20 December 2017 11: 18
      +3
      Quote: AKC
      steam locomotive (galley) rushing its course!

      Too shy to ask, course on where? To Kurashavel? Duc for the position of model people basically do not pretend. And the Americans are masking their course with fog about bringing democracy. The democrats’s raspberry will end, they will count the “borrowed funds” in the liabilities, and the steamboats will come out to shallow, with a loss of draft of 1,5 meters. Will the new Bolsheviks create an emergency commission for the conversion of the rich? What to consider beggars - we will die ...
  5. Neputin
    Neputin 19 December 2017 17: 57
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    And in my opinion, the conclusions of German analysts are not so far from the truth.
    1. "Putin will be re-elected in March 2018 with high popular turnout." Well, maybe not with a very high turnout, but it will be re-elected unequivocally.
    2. "Putin is the only one who distinguishes himself from the crowd of" liberals "and who" cares "about the interests of the people, however, these messages are an ordinary" populism of an autocrat "clinging to power." Perhaps one can agree with this.
    3. "Already today, people" despise "regional authorities, Duma deputies and ministers. Russian state institutions are now in ruins; after six years of Putin’s new rule, they will turn to dust." To the very point, we despise, but we can’t do anything with them. Till.
    4. “Russia will not have enough safety margin for Putin for the next term. Putin himself can’t do anything about it: he’s not able to take care of“ everything. ”Even if he wanted to, there’s no one to lean on. surrounded by oligarchs and mediocrity, with rare exceptions, and for serious and dramatic changes you need a team of reliable and truly dedicated people (and not you personally).
    1. Sotskiy
      Sotskiy 20 December 2017 10: 49
      +2
      Quote: Neputin
      And for serious and radical changes, we need a team of reliable and truly dedicated people (and not you personally).

      ... So they will rob again! (film "Wedding in Robin")
  6. SHURUM -BURUM
    SHURUM -BURUM 19 December 2017 18: 04
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    You can talk for a long time about whether it has become better or worse? There is an obvious comprehensive indicator of the current level of culture, social status, well-being, etc. Pay attention to the increasing number of men on the street who wear not a hat, not a hat, but, excuse me, black gandon on their heads. It is not from high culture and happiness and it is a very indicative sign of what we have come to.
    1. AKC
      AKC 19 December 2017 18: 39
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      Thanks, laughed! I wear this hat simply because it is comfortable! try wearing a hat or a fur hat in a car! I also like to be in a tracksuit, family shorts and sneakers. let's write it off to the fact that I have a low level of culture, low social status, low well-being and low etc. Roughly speaking, all the bad ones are the only one you d. Artagnan.
      and in summer it’s generally comfortable for me in a T-shirt, slates and shorts. In summer, I don’t wear a hat that you named. this is probably due to the fact that in summer I have a higher level of culture, social status, well-being.
      1. SHURUM -BURUM
        SHURUM -BURUM 19 December 2017 18: 58
        +7
        Smiled, AKC))). In Soviet times, there was no such hat. Young people, not to mention adults, even wore hats + a raincoat - Bologna, well, apparently because they didn’t go by car))! The culture was already visible in appearance. Do not you think that men are more and more dressed up as gopniks?
        1. AKC
          AKC 19 December 2017 19: 13
          +4
          in the USSR there were cockerels with a pumpkin. a very convenient thing is almost analog. or hats of a skater.
          for example, I put on this hat, got into the car, drove to the theater, looked at Swan Lake, and from there drove into the reading room. and from there to a restaurant for a birthday party to a friend! Why should I wear a hat or hat?
          there was not much that is now! and this is not an indicator of culture or education. I have a familiar associate professor (real), so he also walks in this hat. Now they wear something that is convenient, and not just to show something to someone!
          and even earlier with a hat with feathers, the sword was on its side, Dumas wrote about these guys, this is where culture and education are!
          1. Paranoid50
            Paranoid50 20 December 2017 01: 10
            +4
            Quote: AKC
            and even earlier with a hat with feathers, the sword was on its side, Dumas wrote about these guys, this is where culture and education are!

            laughing laughing laughing Yes, not the right word! Especially when you consider WHY such hats were invented, in particular, in France. And that same greeting with "sweeping", when the hat was removed away from the nose of the acclaimed ... wassat Yes, the culture there pearl of all cracks and cracks (especially hygienic).
        2. 16112014nk
          16112014nk 19 December 2017 19: 25
          +6
          Quote: SHURUM-BURUM
          In Soviet times, there was no such hat. Young people, not to mention adults, even wore hats + a raincoat - Bologna,

          There's something about it. The level of culture is much lower, and the level of morality among young people is lower than the plinth. And the government itself sets an example in this. It is impossible to imagine that Brezhnev, Kosygin, Gromyko would be nicknamed like the current top leaders.
          1. AKC
            AKC 19 December 2017 19: 51
            +3
            maybe modern youth have a level of morality below the plinth. but the Soviet youth (including you and me) did not sell the country for chewing gum and dies, and they no longer look aspirated abroad like you and me!
            I want to remind you that the new Russians and post-Soviet bandits whose swine behavior was included in jokes and folklore came out of the high-moral, moral youth of the Soviet Union. many of these characters were ideological Komsomol members and wore the right hats!
            and about the names you listed. about the attitude of USSR citizens to them, find the jokes of that time.
          2. BecmepH
            BecmepH 20 December 2017 07: 01
            +6
            Quote: 16112014nk
            The level of culture is much lower, and the level of morality among young people is lower than the plinth. And the government itself sets an example in this.

            Cool. Everyone is to blame for raising our children, but not ourselves parents.
            I have a friend. A successful person. So, he lamented that the boys (weather) can not be brought up. And he called upbringing-yelling at them and "count to three." Like, there’s no time to be engaged in the education of "I earn money for them." I then told him something like “either money or children” and also said that education is not “counting to three,” but your personal everyday behavior, and correct it with a word.
            I shook my family ... (like all the military). Children changed schools, but studied decently. I never controlled and did not do lessons with them. And then one day I decided, just like that, to check my son’s diary ... I was in shock .. 2, 2, 2, 3, 2 ... Well, he scolded and sent away, I didn’t know what to do.
            And the son was dragged through all the olympiads, contests, etc. I think: “Well, then it’s not Marquis De Bill ...” I think further: “The kid is 16 years old. He’s dangerous. I’ll start to crush him with a fingernail, and if he rests and I can’t break it (he has a rod) EVERYTHING! I! lost his authority. "
            I did not tightly control, but periodically began to ask: "Will we watch the diary ?.
            The guy got better. And if you tried to break it?
            So our children are not a kindergarten, not a school, not a government should educate, but we. By my example, by my behavior.
    2. aybolyt678
      aybolyt678 19 December 2017 21: 46
      +4
      Quote: SHURUM-BURUM
      There is an obvious comprehensive indicator of the current level of culture, social status, welfare

      If you drive a good car, you don’t need a fur hat.
      about the current indicator is interesting, but you can’t blame Culture - a system of internal restrictions, Social status - belonging to the social stratum and well-being - the number of rubles per capita of a family.
      But the current indicator of our industry is easy to deduce, based on the percentage of signs advertising domestic products. This percentage tends to zero.
      1. BecmepH
        BecmepH 20 December 2017 07: 06
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        Quote: aybolyt678
        If you drive a good car, you don’t need a fur hat.

        And if I go to Kalina, is a fur hat a mandatory attribute? What is a good car?
        1. Golovan Jack
          Golovan Jack 20 December 2017 07: 28
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          Quote: BecmepH
          And if I go to Kalina, is a fur hat a mandatory attribute?

          A fur hat (earflaps required), as I recall, has always been considered a necessary attribute The Volga.
          A good car - in this case, apparently, one where it is not cold and does not drip from above. That is, any convertible has a bad car laughing
          1. BecmepH
            BecmepH 20 December 2017 11: 13
            +1
            Quote: Golovan Jack
            That is, any convertible has a bad car

            Plus, for a healthy sense of humor
    3. astronom1973n
      astronom1973n 20 December 2017 06: 03
      +3
      Quote: SHURUM-BURUM
      Pay attention to the increasing number of men on the street who wear not a hat, not a hat, but, excuse me, a black gandon on their head. It is not from high culture and happiness and it is a very indicative sign of what we have come to.

      Judging by such signs, is Germany already a branch of the Arab caliphate?
    4. 97110
      97110 20 December 2017 11: 23
      +1
      Quote: SHURUM-BURUM
      Sorry, black gandon on the head.

      This is a form of FES (TV series "Trace" on the fifth every evening. Well, almost every).
  7. andrej-shironov
    andrej-shironov 19 December 2017 18: 44
    +5
    Lokshin is right. He is only wrong in that there will be a large real turnout in the elections and the number of voters who have voted for Putin.
  8. tank64rus
    tank64rus 19 December 2017 19: 26
    +2
    Yes, he will gain more than 70%, the people will give him votes, but with the condition that he will deal with the thieving "elite". Because there is no one else to hope for.
    1. forty-eighth
      forty-eighth 20 December 2017 09: 40
      10
      I did not deal with 3 terms, why would he suddenly catch on the fourth?
      1. aybolyt678
        aybolyt678 20 December 2017 22: 55
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        Quote: forty-eighth
        I did not deal with 3 terms, why would he suddenly catch on the fourth?

        according to the laws of the genre: Ivan the Terrible, Shchuysky executed, although they put him on the throne, Peter the Great also just didn’t do with those who supported him, Catherine, Orlov strongly suspended them halfway. This is just what immediately occurred to me. And if you think about it? If you give the Russians the opportunity to earn money, a completely different political situation will turn out, and the budget too.
    2. 97110
      97110 20 December 2017 11: 56
      +2
      Quote: tank64rus
      Because there is no one else to hope for

      There is such a revolutionary song: "We will achieve liberation with our own hand." And about the powers that be there, too, there is: "No one will give us deliverance, neither God, nor the king, nor the hero." The ancestors did it. Will the descendants succeed?
  9. Overlock
    Overlock 19 December 2017 19: 31
    11
    Quote: tank64rus
    the people will give him votes, but with the condition

    how will the people tell him this condition?
    1. andrej-shironov
      andrej-shironov 19 December 2017 22: 36
      +5
      wink So apparently they will write on the ballots when voting.
  10. Altona
    Altona 19 December 2017 19: 32
    14
    Regardless of Putin (you can put any last name), the West began to work like a press, instead of working like scissors. Pressing on all painful points simultaneously, external and internal, the West, unwittingly, consolidates Russian society, condenses it and sets itself against itself. This indicates impatience and weakness, unwillingness to lead a more subtle game. Society has rejected and marginalized the frenzied outcasts in the form of bulk, now Russian society requires changes in domestic politics, since there is somehow no special desire to suffer for the interests of the oligarchs. There are already about a third of those who have realized and have not yet fully realized their needs for a more equitable arrangement. And this despite the weak social organization. It will be enough for Putin to imitate activities for 2-3 years, then it will be necessary to deal closely with the interests of the “dear Russians”, and not the “national treasures” in the form of Gazprom and Rosneft. Inside the Russian society, a huge amount of social blockages has formed, which so far the authorities ignore, but they will soon fester.
    1. Overlock
      Overlock 19 December 2017 23: 38
      12
      all right. For another 2-3 years, with a stable Western press and gold reserves, GDP will hold out. Next, there will be discontent. In Russia, from love to hate is one step.
      How the people loved Nicholas, and in the 17th sharply disliked. The authorities, instead of unblocking social traffic jams, pretend that they are not there. Ultimately, the authorities pretend. that pays a salary, the population pretends to be working.
      So the late USSR ended
  11. Dedall
    Dedall 19 December 2017 19: 43
    +4
    And what is written correctly!
    And I don’t understand why we need this circus with elections with a predetermined outcome?
    Who is the referendum on the abolition of elections before the end of the presidency?
  12. turbris
    turbris 19 December 2017 20: 37
    0
    I will not categorically discuss this article, how much can one procure the same thing, and even with the help of Lokshin? Just tired of the topic, let's talk about something more important for ZVO! I explain - a foreign MILITARY, not a political review - is that the name of the site, or am I confusing something?
    1. Paranoid50
      Paranoid50 20 December 2017 01: 21
      +7
      Quote: turbris
      - A foreign MILITARY, not a political review - is that the name of the site, or am I confusing something?

      Yes, confusing. yes
      1. The site is called "Military Review" (not only foreign, but rather, first of all, domestic)
      2. Political, including (as well as economic) - the site contains the relevant sections.
      3. The topic of the article is the view of the Golem Bundes on the identity of our Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, who is also president, that is political figure.
      Such are the parallels, perpendiculars and diagonals. laughing
  13. groks
    groks 19 December 2017 21: 21
    +9
    It is not sad, but they are right. And if Putin does not begin to do what these Western journalists presented as some kind of window dress, then everyone will be bad. I have a grandson for a year, I do not want a revolution. Now they seem to have nowhere to run, isn’t something moving in their brains?
    1. NordUral
      NordUral 19 December 2017 22: 33
      +8
      Everyone hopes that they will lick for themselves a place in the lackey West.
  14. NordUral
    NordUral 19 December 2017 22: 31
    +7
    I will support the German from the position of a Stalinist.
  15. kunstkammer
    kunstkammer 20 December 2017 05: 27
    +7
    Western analysts are simply ironic: in their common opinion, Putin was and remains an autocrat and populist.

    and for some reason I agree with them ... waited, waited for our guarantor for 17 years ... cherished all of his effective managers .. and here on the last run out of breath ..., sorry, all of a sudden yes take care about domestic politics!
    Little will not seem to anyone.
  16. kunstkammer
    kunstkammer 20 December 2017 05: 31
    +3
    Quote: Overlock
    How people loved Nicholas

    and his fate was ... let them not forget!
  17. loaln
    loaln 20 December 2017 10: 21
    0
    The most important thing I want to ask the author: "Why does Russia need rapprochement with the West?" There is only one conclusion from the rapprochements of separation that have already taken place - so that, having probably spit in the face of Russia, it is guaranteed to achieve the goal. Or see the torn off the most expensive, surrounded by "gifts", which in fact are potential sanctions?
    Dreamers. Nekremlevsky. Therefore, you have everything through J.
  18. Cynic
    Cynic 20 December 2017 10: 24
    0
    Something today's forum is like this piece of films
  19. Mikhail Zubkov
    Mikhail Zubkov 20 December 2017 10: 30
    +1
    Quote: NordUral
    Everyone hopes that they will lick for themselves a place in the lackey West.

    I remain convinced of the harmfulness or meanness of this and her similar publications by Oleg Chuvakin on this MILITARY-ANALYTICAL information and discussion resource. At the same time, I consider myself an opposition to the Medvedevites' course towards conciliation with the liberals HERE and TAM, and Putin’s conciliation with the Medvedevites. This course, alas, is not a tactic of "peaceful incorporation", but a strategy of MASKED decomposition of the country at a new stage, when people have already thrown off populist disguises from previous stages. MASKING CHANGE POLICY DOOMED. It is a pity that O. Chuvakin will participate in it, in fact, becoming a defector on the front line of the information war.
  20. nickgv
    nickgv 20 December 2017 11: 35
    0
    If our leader is "bad," then what about the Western representatives of the authorities? As for everyday life, so again, thanks to such an opponent as Russia. The fears of "losing everything" and going around the world with a bag, if in the heads of bedlam, are too great. That’s why, I insist, the worst (apocalypse) will not happen, because fear of losing everything above life itself.
  21. egor-kz
    egor-kz 20 December 2017 12: 06
    0
    However, this all the same does not mean that Putin is beginning a course of rapprochement with the West.

    And when would this “rapprochement” mean anything other than the fact that the West must be laid down? All guys can’t calm down. Fuck you from the doggie from the trash! Begin to "get closer." Or maybe we don’t need this at all ...
  22. kunstkammer
    kunstkammer 20 December 2017 13: 01
    +1
    Quote: nickgv
    (apocalypse), because fear of losing everything above life itself.

    Precisely because the loot is greater than life itself (other people's lives are not particularly sorry) and millions of people can be deprived of this very life. The last vivid example was shown precisely in Russia by Yeltsin's fosterlings. For the sake of money and the country will not regret it!
  23. turbris
    turbris 20 December 2017 14: 33
    0
    If the American system is able to withstand and digest even such an extravagant leader as Trump, “Russia will not have enough of its safety margin for Putin for the next term. Putin himself can’t do anything about it: he’s not able to take care of“ everything ”alone.
    Such conclusions are very similar, note the assumptions made in other foreign media by other analysts and observers, as well as politicians. No one doubts that Putin will be re-elected. They don’t accept bets on K. Sobchak in the USA and Europe. "Congratulations to Oleg! And for whom do you write these analyzes, I would like to know? And if a person tries to analyze something, then at least he should express his personal opinion at the end of the analysis or not? Crowed to the side? What do you personally think about the analysis Mr. Chuvakin?
  24. Yanakolos
    Yanakolos 20 December 2017 16: 39
    0
    Too much honor for holy fools (both ours and foreign) to discuss our President with them!
  25. SHAH
    SHAH 20 December 2017 16: 55
    +3
    [i] [/ i] The current policy of the Kremlin is anti-people in everything. Indeed, only ruins will soon remain from Russia, 18 years old
    a policy of destruction was carried out and another 6 years is the end of Russia. And scary, that there is no clearance.
  26. ololo
    ololo 20 December 2017 19: 53
    0
    Why despise in quotation marks?
  27. 406ppm2gv
    406ppm2gv 20 December 2017 21: 23
    0
    Quote: Siberia 9444
    If Grudinin will be swamped, I for him hi . And let the GDP rest, and then, like a slave on gollers negative

    it’s not for this that he paved his way for 12 years to now leave the so-called distance.
  28. Plate
    Plate 22 December 2017 13: 24
    0
    Already today, people "despise" the regional authorities, Duma deputies and ministers.

    I would not generalize ... I am sure that Shoigu and Lavrov are to everyone (well, at least to many) to their liking.
    1. ololo
      ololo 24 December 2017 20: 42
      0
      For instance? Citizens in our grades of shit are not particularly versed.
  29. koshmarik
    koshmarik 22 December 2017 14: 13
    0
    There are two approaches to Putin’s activities. Supporters of the first, viciously stupid and not objectively criticizing Putin, no matter what he does. Supporters of the second, give an objective assessment of the President’s activities, understanding well that, firstly, the country is undergoing a transition period to a market economy, which Western states spent a good hundred years on; secondly, to solve all issues at once is absolutely not realistic, everything has its time, and here the main thing is to determine priorities. I think that Putin and his team are successfully coping with this, which is why they cause the wild malice of our "friends and well-wishers." Dogs bark the Russian caravan goes.
    1. turbris
      turbris 22 December 2017 17: 11
      0
      koshmarik - I absolutely agree with you. It’s just very sad that the comments on the site from our bloggers completely coincide with the anti-Putin company unleashed in the West, they don’t understand that they have long been in the “fifth column”.
      1. ololo
        ololo 29 December 2017 16: 04
        0
        Exactly, for some reason these stupid people are indignant when officials render paid services to the population. And they call it corruption.