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Former US Ambassador: Putin has replaced the fragile democracy of Russia in the 1990s with a strong autocracy

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The Western publication Foreign Policy (USA) published material dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the assumption of Vladimir Putin as president of the Russian Federation.


The FP material says that over 20 years in the top posts of Russia, Vladimir Putin has strengthened his power. Also, as stated, he increased the role of Russia in the international arena.

From the material:

And now, when Moscow is preparing the way for Putin to govern the country until 2036, he can become a permanent leader against the background of the fact that he is already considered one of the most powerful heads of state of our time.

The material with reference to experts presents various points of view on the activities of Vladimir Putin at the helm of the state.

A statement is made, for example, of the former US ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul. He says that "Putin and Putinism have influenced Russia and its place in the modern world."

Michael McFaul:

Putin has replaced Russia's fragile democracy of the 1990s with a strong autocracy. Putin instills conservative ideas of Orthodoxy and nationalism.

The opinion of expert Angela Stent is that under Putin, Russia returned as a global player, while becoming rigidly centralized and authoritarian. Stent calls Putin’s politics a judoka’s policy.

From the material:

He masterfully showed how to use the opportunities provided to him by the split and confused West.

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      1. Incvizitor
        Incvizitor 10 May 2020 13: 57 New
        +1
        Still, the autocracy would be really strong, and even then, the code of liberals against the Russian Federation stinks and they don’t have anything for it.
        1. Basil50
          Basil50 10 May 2020 14: 11 New
          10
          The American blew, for his own, American rams, and they are discussing with us.
          Anything can bleat, tweet, and I can, or rather what they need, it doesn’t concern us at all.
          It is an urgent need for them to lie to their own electorate, well, not to admit to actually launching wars around the world and creating, and then feeding, arming outright bandits under different signs.
          The reasoning about * autocracy * is striking with a frank misunderstanding of what is behind this term.
          For those who do not understand, it is useful to read about the Grand Dukes and how they frankly robbed even officers of the RUSSIAN ARMY, or how the RUSSIAN EMPERIAL FLEET was robbed. And all this has been going on for more than one year. Yes, a lot of things pop up when reading memories.
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            1. Hagen
              Hagen 10 May 2020 20: 18 New
              +4
              Quote: Deck
              Don't like what the American said? Well, he also does not care about your opinion.

              Do you, American, have revealed the Truth? However, it is worth noting that the whole world does not give a damn about your opinion ... But you have it, express it, and nobody is pressing you for it. At home, McFaul is excommunicated for this. And you weren’t even banned.
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        2. mikh-korsakov
          mikh-korsakov 10 May 2020 14: 33 New
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          Andrew! I agree. In fact, it turned out some strange hybrid. In fact, the facts refute Putin’s strong power. He maneuvers all the time between the domestic and comprador bourgeoisie and their clientele. He gives orders to Alekseev and Lanovoy, lays a wreath in Katyn, although from the point of view of the patriots there is a lot of ambiguity, and at the same time makes loud statements about the inadmissibility of rewriting history, while causing the cries of liberals. A strong ruler, like Stalin, allowed only one point of view - the correct one from his point of view. At the same time, or from this ?, the country got out of military ruin in five to seven years, even despite the idiocy of the ignorant Lysenko type. Putin got lost in three pines, and the country wanders with him. He takes an unprecedentedly bold step, reuniting Crimea with Russia and after that starts a song about the fraternal people, freely allowing, and even sanctioning the final departure of Ukraine from the Russian world. In a calm time, he began to implement national projects, persuading his ministers for two years. that they don’t have time for buildup, and they swayed for two years, until trouble came. IMHO. Putin is neither strong nor weak. but not that, ri sho.
          1. Basil50
            Basil50 10 May 2020 14: 59 New
            -6
            Korsakov
            Do not trust Khrushchev’s enemies and the enemies of his followers.
            The Babylonian theory of genetics does not have a relation to the real theory. In addition, he left most of the seeds collected around the world in Norway, despite the fact that the entire expedition was paid for by the Soviet Union.
            This LYSENKO created stations throughout the Soviet Union to develop new varieties of wheat, cotton and much more.
            1. mikh-korsakov
              mikh-korsakov 10 May 2020 15: 46 New
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              Dmitry, he's Vasily! He organized the stations, and it was probably cool. but he worked in the forties and fifties. The molecular mechanism of heredity had already been discovered, which raised questions of selection on modern rails, but molecular biology, and at the same time, quantum mechanics, with his participation, were declared pseudoscience. This is annoying.
              1. hydrox
                hydrox 10 May 2020 16: 39 New
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                Is there any sense now to talk about this when the agricultural heritage of the Union is completely plundered? Now you just need to RESTORE broodstock, breeding units, variety testing plots, feed production to the level of need, yes with a margin, seed funds with the corresponding elevators and sorting storages - and there’s a lot of things FROM ZERO !!!
              2. Basil50
                Basil50 10 May 2020 16: 40 New
                +2
                The term * genetics * and what is meant by this does not have a relation to Vavilov, he argued directly opposite to what is generally accepted today.
                Lysenko’s works are still based on breeding and not only plants.
                Vavilov was noted in denunciations of opponents, in contrast to the same LYSENKO
                Under Joseph VISSARIONOVICH STALIN including science they demanded at least some kind of bestowal or a consistent theory. Boltologists were forced to serve those who at least did something.
                As an example, one can cite Academician KURCHATOV and a whole bunch of theorists proving the impossibility of either controlled nuclear decay, much less the opportunity to master nuclear energy in the Soviet Union.
                About how * rotten * science and scientists we know from the words of Khrushchev and his lackeys. By the way, Khrushchev personally launched frankly abusive * cartoons *, did not hesitate.
                All is worth it - to read the historians, not the populists.
                1. mikh-korsakov
                  mikh-korsakov 10 May 2020 16: 54 New
                  +6
                  Dmitry! It's hard to argue with genetics - not a specialist. But about Kurchatov? Do not understand? Are you talking about Igor Vasilievich Kurchatov? Are you talking about the head of work on the creation in 1946 of the first nuclear reactor in the USSR in Moscow? Is he a theorist, a boltologist? When we were still studying, the old people who were involved in the production of plutonium taught us. Someone with a cheek burned with rays, some without a finger. Then even plainly about the action of the rays did not know. They worked under the leadership of Kurchatov, the father of the nuclear bomb. Calling Beria such wrong. Beria was the head of the supply department.
                2. Sergej1972
                  Sergej1972 10 May 2020 16: 57 New
                  +2
                  Do you even know that under Khrushchev Lysenko was praised even more than under Stalin? Reappraisal of his activities began under Brezhnev.
                3. Basil50
                  Basil50 10 May 2020 19: 36 New
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                  KURCHATOVA cited as an example how a scientist managed, forced even boltologists to work on the final result.
                  The fact that LYSENKO supported Khrushchev as well as KURCHATOV, KOROLEV, ALEKSEEV and many other true scientists, it was for that. In addition to the theory and practical results, they could present them.
            2. Sergej1972
              Sergej1972 10 May 2020 16: 54 New
              +1
              And here are the "Khrushchev" bullies? Khrushchev treated Lysenko even better than Stalin.
          2. hydrox
            hydrox 10 May 2020 15: 16 New
            +6
            Dear Michael!
            It is impossible to be equally savvy and capable in absolutely all sciences, for different sciences different matrices of the device of the thinking apparatus (MM) are needed.
            Putin has grown immensely on what?
            On an intrigue, on an excellent mnoghodovka of the highest level, which all contemporaries envied with him! And this matrix was good on the external diplomatic front (all the more so in the presence of such mastodon diplomats as Lavrov and Churkin, who had MM in the same series as the GDP.
            When the time came to deal with internal affairs, he was dipped headlong on Wednesday, filled with fragments of liberal matrices, among which there was NOT A WORKER, but all were thieves.
            And since no one taught the Soviet-style economy to GDP (with a paternalistic lining!), It is clear that under the influence of the MM’s liberate, GDP that does not have a fundamental economic content (NOT ECONOMICS!) Immediately began to fail, which caused the first hole in social policy - pension reform. At the same time, another giant jamb of liberoids got out - healthcare optimization (the second hole!), The correction of which, when the coronavirus invaded, already pulled several trillions of dollars (or rubles?) From the nest egg - they don’t confess !!
            Well, the cherry was all the moldy corruption that turned the country's ship into a sieve that was about to sink, although very many were talking about some fresh wind that would take the liberde out of power - would you see how the GDP pencil rolled on the table , completely not listening to the reports of the ministers - and I thought that it was good for Pr-wu to work remotely - no firearm could get them to Mr. Putin! laughing
            1. mikh-korsakov
              mikh-korsakov 10 May 2020 15: 37 New
              +5
              Hydrox In principle, I am about the same. Tacked, tacked, but did not catch. But I am far from counting. that the ship is about to sink. For this reason, the Russian people did not disappear, because with their ability to survive in any conditions, even Western enemies are surprised. In one I do not agree with you - this is about the death of Russian health care - to paraphrase a well-known proverb - optimized, optimized, but not over-optimized. Not so long ago, I had a simple retiree suffered a rather serious heart attack. I live in a town on the shore of the Federal Law. The ambulance arrived quickly. they performed an ECG, called for intensive care, were taken to our city hospital, three hours later they had an operation, and a day later I got up and could take care of myself. I am grateful to the doctors who pulled out. So it’s survivable and health care.
              1. major147
                major147 10 May 2020 16: 30 New
                +4
                Quote: mikh-korsakov
                In one I do not agree with you - this is on the issue of the death of Russian health care

                My wife was diagnosed with a rather serious oncological blood disease a year ago (the name is so sophisticated that I can’t remember). They quickly determined for treatment in a specialized department, just like the repair was going on there, my wife and I decided not to leave her in the hospital, and bring her in the morning and take her home in the evening. True, they drove far away for several months, but coped with their sons. The result - I changed my job to one that is easier and continues to work (now on vacation because of Covid), a recent blood test showed a wonderful (pah-pah-pah) result. For the entire time of treatment I didn’t pay a dime, and even the attending physician and nurses refused to “thank you”. They prescribed her an expensive medicine, she receives it at the pharmacy for free, and they offered to bring home free of charge, but we refused.
                A similar situation recently happened with a short-lived relative. And everything is "clear" there.
              2. hydrox
                hydrox 10 May 2020 16: 49 New
                +2
                You were lucky, you scraped it out on Soviet remnants - not everyone succeeds and not everyone lives in civilizations.
                And as for the ship ... so no one even says that the prudence of the GDP is completely gone - this pencil from 08.05.20/XNUMX/XNUMX at the meeting of the Pr-va ... I think that the liberda will not survive in power until the end of the center - but WHERE he will take so many pros to correct the situation ???
                But without social and economic reform, the ship will surely sink!
                1. Sergej1972
                  Sergej1972 10 May 2020 17: 04 New
                  +3
                  By the way, Belousov is considered a supporter of strengthening the state in the economy.
                  1. hydrox
                    hydrox 10 May 2020 17: 23 New
                    +4
                    You understood this correctly, but you cannot create the Pr-in with one Belousov: you need Khazin, Glazyev, Boldyrev, Katasonov with Delyagin, and Starikov with Gerashchenko ... and many more can be found on a large number of political and economic talk show: clever Nadana Friedrichson with ORT, Abzalov, Morozov, Parfyonov, Sazonova, Daniuk, Olevich, Timofeev, Solovyov, Mikheev, Kulikov, Norkin ... these are people who only need to set a task - they will dump out options for solving it in batches and there will surely be pearl grain and not one - they just have the right foundation: that social-paternalistic stove from which to dance.
                    1. Sergej1972
                      Sergej1972 10 May 2020 18: 56 New
                      +1
                      But if you carefully read or listen to the listed people, you can see that on many issues their points of view contradict each other. And not the fact that most of them will turn out to be normal managers. And some cause antipathy because of their manner of behavior, etc.
                      1. hydrox
                        hydrox 10 May 2020 19: 44 New
                        +1
                        When reformatting the economic and political system, nobody will be interested in our affections or sympathies with antipathies.
                        At the forefront will be professionalism, the ability to think independently, the pursuit of career growth and honesty.
                      2. Alf
                        Alf 10 May 2020 22: 22 New
                        +2
                        Quote: hydrox
                        When reformatting the economic and political system, nobody will be interested in our affections or sympathies with antipathies.
                        At the forefront will be professionalism, the ability to think independently, the pursuit of career growth and honesty.

                        Under the IVS, anti-advisers Rall and Zeldovich also worked. And they worked, and they were awarded with prizes. IVS had only one selection criterion - professional suitability.
              3. Alf
                Alf 10 May 2020 22: 20 New
                +1
                Quote: hydrox
                WHERE will he take so many pros to rectify the situation ???

                But did he himself disperse them all? The famous phrase nikolashki-Do not obscure me, fits the system of his rule simply perfect. The phrase Smart is not needed, faithful is needed, did it appear from scratch?
          3. hydrox
            hydrox 10 May 2020 15: 58 New
            0
            PS. In the comment we are talking about a remote meeting of the Pr-va from 08.05.20/XNUMX/XNUMX.
            So Putin has no more than 2-3 weeks left to think.
        3. knn54
          knn54 10 May 2020 15: 22 New
          +3
          Montesquieu; Every nation deserves its ruler. Let's say the government.
          And what kind of government, such and such a life. A vicious circle?
          Looking at events in the Russian Federation and in Ukraine, I recall the dictum of the German publicist Karl Emil Frankos: Every country has the kind of Jews it deserves.
          And talk about some kind of dictate is not worth it. Even the Secretary General of the CPSU was limited by the Politburo.
          Under Putin, others came, and Berezovsky and other fugitive inhabitants of London, who considered themselves superior to the State, were forced to give up their place at the “feeding trough.” Therefore, anger.
          1. Alf
            Alf 10 May 2020 22: 24 New
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            Quote: knn54
            Under Putin, others came, and Berezovsky and other fugitive inhabitants of London, who considered themselves above the State, were forced to give up their place at the "feeding trough".

            Only for the state this did not play a big role. They drove these pigs from the feeder, others came.
        4. Herman 4223
          Herman 4223 10 May 2020 15: 37 New
          +1
          It is immediately clear that you are not a stupid person, once you notice awkward contradictions, the almighty king is trying to maneuver for some reason. This is strange, why?
          There is one interesting video on this subject.
          Shedding a little light on what is happening in the country.
          https://youtu.be/0YUybzmpwxE
          1. Irokez
            Irokez 10 May 2020 17: 26 New
            +1
            Quote: Herman 4223
            https://youtu.be/0YUybzmpwxE

            Here I have long been running the thought that this coronavirus was launched, in order to postpone the heading for a change in the Constitution of the Russian Federation or even steal it.
            1. Herman 4223
              Herman 4223 10 May 2020 17: 42 New
              +3
              If, rather, to create conditions incompatible with the life of Russia. The goal of the collapse of the economy, and the pursuit of Russia as a state.
        5. Dart2027
          Dart2027 10 May 2020 16: 25 New
          +3
          Quote: mikh-korsakov
          He maneuvers all the time between the domestic and comprador bourgeoisie and their clientele.
          Any person who will be in his place will do the same. A ruler, a president, he or a king, is just a person and depends on other people.
          Quote: mikh-korsakov
          A strong ruler, like Stalin, allowed only one point of view - the correct one from his point of view. At the same time, or from this ?, the country got out of military ruin in five to seven years
          Well, then, as soon as he died (not the fact that without help) how it all went down the drain. If the ruler closes everything on himself, then after his death, the collapse always begins.
          1. mikh-korsakov
            mikh-korsakov 10 May 2020 17: 04 New
            +1
            DART2007 / No one doubts the need for advisers. The point is both in quality and in the number of tips. However, there is a line when pragmatism turns into unscrupulousness. Then they get a slap on the right. and to the left. But the leader determines the resultant. The resultant of equal multidirectional vectors is zero QED /
            1. Dart2027
              Dart2027 10 May 2020 17: 42 New
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              Quote: mikh-korsakov
              No one doubts the need for advisers.

              I do not mean advisers. In any state there are certain groups united by common interests, let’s say, and this is a natural process. You can try to completely suppress them, or you can build a balance of certain compromises.
              1. mikh-korsakov
                mikh-korsakov 10 May 2020 19: 43 New
                +1
                DART That is, you mean parties. But batches are not grown in incubators, this is a lengthy process. LDPR - the party, yes, the LDPR is the brainchild of the CPSU. But are they capable of anything more than lobbying for the interests of any groups of capitalists? I don’t think so.
                1. Dart2027
                  Dart2027 10 May 2020 19: 49 New
                  +2
                  Quote: mikh-korsakov
                  That is, you mean parties.

                  No, not parties. In one party, different "interest groups" may unite, but their personal interests will remain. For example, there are elites of special services, there are military men, and there are various groups of oligarch businessmen who own huge fortunes.
                  I have repeatedly cited the example of the United States - presidents, senators, congressmen, etc. are changing, but politics does not change.
                  1. mikh-korsakov
                    mikh-korsakov 11 May 2020 07: 33 New
                    0
                    Dart. Just in the desire of the leader to surround himself with smart like-minded people I do not see anything shameful. Stupid is that leader. who will surround himself with enemies. Therefore, with irony, I relate to statements that Putin surrounded himself with people he knew who he trusts. This is normal. What I don't like is pragmatism, which has turned into unscrupulousness and lies. Who spoke. that while he is president, there will be no increase in the retirement age. I am sure that he personally understood what a blow to his prestige. which means that the leadership reform as a whole will be affected by pension reform. Yes, the Kremlin has many towers.
                    1. Dart2027
                      Dart2027 11 May 2020 12: 25 New
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                      Quote: mikh-korsakov
                      What I don't like is pragmatism, which has turned into unscrupulousness and lies.

                      But in another way, alas, it doesn’t.
                      Well, I guessed about the future increase in retirement age 20 years ago. This is not irony and not a joke. It’s just that in the 90s we had a terrible demographic hole and no Putin can do anything about it. Perhaps they thought that somehow they could get out, but it did not work out. As you correctly noted, do not understand that
                      Quote: mikh-korsakov
                      what a blow to his prestige. which means that the leadership reform as a whole will be affected by pension reform
                      was impossible.
        6. orionvitt
          orionvitt 10 May 2020 17: 10 New
          +2
          Quote: mikh-korsakov
          Putin is neither strong nor weak

          He inherited a rotten, to put it mildly. You can certainly clean out the liberda (enemies of the people) using the methods of Stalin, but it took him almost fifteen years .. From the mid-20s to the end of the 30s, completing this process with a "great purge". And about Putin’s weakness, I don’t even know. It is very difficult to get the country out of the 90s swamp, out of utter hopelessness (as it seemed then), without the use of repressive methods. Maybe now is the time to clean the country for real. The purge of the 37th year, from the Trotskyists (the then Liberda), allowed Stalin to win the Great Patriotic War. Now, in a very dangerous and unstable period of the global crisis, it's time. Otherwise, the fate of Ukraine.
          1. Alf
            Alf 10 May 2020 22: 42 New
            +2
            Quote: orionvitt
            Maybe now is the time to clean the country for real.

            So what's stopping you? Or adhere to the rule-do not let their own? How many friends did Putin drive away from the helm of the state? For some reason, not a single surname comes to mind.
          2. mikh-korsakov
            mikh-korsakov 11 May 2020 08: 44 New
            0
            Vitaliy! Putin is not a carrot to please everyone. I do not belong to people. Putin’s ready to swear. I just want to understand and see the absurdity in his politics. And the rest I’m not sympathetic to him, but it’s hard for me to pick up a word, in the style of speech or what? In short, we both grew up in the Leningrad gateways: only I am on Vasilievsky Island, and he is from Baskov. and what a different fate! Not in that gateway I grew up.
        7. Incvizitor
          Incvizitor 10 May 2020 18: 41 New
          -3
          He maneuvers because nothing can be done with these capitalists who have seized power since the 90s and no one can here and trying to please everyone, at one time gum and jeans lovers galloped this abomination now has to endure.
          1. Alf
            Alf 10 May 2020 22: 43 New
            +1
            Quote: Incvizitor
            He maneuvers because there’s nothing he can do with these capitalists who have seized power since the 90s, and no one can try to please everyone,

            There is a wonderful argument called 7,62x54. That's why the IVS was not afraid to use it.
        8. Hagen
          Hagen 10 May 2020 20: 24 New
          0
          Quote: mikh-korsakov
          Putin is neither strong nor weak. but not that, ri sho.

          Being on a “bump” at the end of the universe from Putin, you give him your unflattering characterization. Those who work directly in contact with him evaluate it a little differently. Why would that be? Maybe you are just trying to assert yourself with this assessment?
          1. mikh-korsakov
            mikh-korsakov 11 May 2020 07: 37 New
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            Hagen. I am old in order to assert itself in an original way. And about my remoteness and as a result of this ignorance. I quote from B. Brecht "The higher the monkey climbs, the better its butt is visible." Well, you understand, I hope.
            1. Hagen
              Hagen 11 May 2020 09: 29 New
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              Quote: mikh-korsakov
              "The higher the monkey climbs, the better its butt is visible." Well, you understand, I hope.

              Putin is not a monkey, at least not more than us. And his ass is much more covered than that of many primates of his rank.
              Quote: mikh-korsakov
              I am old in order to assert itself in an original way.

              And if you appeal to age, it is better to exercise restraint in assessments. And as for self-affirmation, then like in love, all ages are submissive. Well, what was K.K.Rokossovsky intelligent, and he sinned in his memoirs with self-esteem. At least some key things after archival searches have somewhat staggered in authority. As for Putin, in life we ​​are unlikely to find out the true motives of his decisions. And there, after all, as in chess, some serious decisions are achieved by partially surrendering the old positions. Not a single game has been won with the preservation of all its figures. Only stubborn Ukrainians believe in the possibility of achieving victory solely on their own terms without compromise.
              1. Alf
                Alf 11 May 2020 22: 04 New
                -1
                Quote: Hagen
                Not a single game has been won with the preservation of all its figures.

                So you can’t see any victories ...
                1. Hagen
                  Hagen 12 May 2020 06: 15 New
                  0
                  Quote: Alf
                  So you can’t see any victories ...

                  And you take off the mask of the welder. Remember the situation in the early 2000s and compare it with the present. You probably still understood that we were declared war by the Anglo-Saxons. But we are still alive and well-fed.
                  1. Alf
                    Alf 12 May 2020 18: 11 New
                    -1
                    Quote: Hagen
                    Remember the situation in the early 2000s and compare it with the present.

                    And what is the difference? In the number of oligarchs?
                    1. Hagen
                      Hagen 12 May 2020 18: 14 New
                      0
                      Quote: Alf
                      And what is the difference?

                      You do not see the difference? Should I continue the conversation?
        9. businessv
          businessv 10 May 2020 22: 00 New
          +1
          Quote: mikh-korsakov
          He maneuvers all the time between the domestic and comprador bourgeoisie and their clientele.
          Well, colleague, you are somehow gently expressing yourself in this matter. The GDP does not maneuver, it fully supports the oligarchs and compradors, but at the same time manages to do things useful for Russia in foreign policy and defending the country, which, of course, is crucial. The most disgusting thing about all this is that this is done exclusively at the expense of the well-being of the people.
          1. Alf
            Alf 10 May 2020 22: 44 New
            +1
            Quote: businessv
            at the same time manages to do things useful for Russia in foreign policy

            Which ones ?
            1. businessv
              businessv 11 May 2020 23: 01 New
              0
              Quote: Alf
              Which ones ?

              And you yourself will look for resources, you will find many interesting things.
              1. Alf
                Alf 11 May 2020 23: 03 New
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                Quote: businessv
                Quote: Alf
                Which ones ?

                And you yourself will look for resources, you will find many interesting things.

                Yes, something is not located, can you tell me?
                1. businessv
                  businessv 11 May 2020 23: 14 New
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                  I won’t even look for foreign policy - myself! Yes, and it’s superfluous - just read it on the WIKI, the 90s are described there in sufficient detail, as well as the attitude of the world community towards us. Well, the rest can be here - from the "partners" of the government https://www.ridus.ru/news/316611?utm_source=yxnews&utm_medium=desktop&utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fyandex.ru%2Fnews
                  1. Alf
                    Alf 11 May 2020 23: 18 New
                    0
                    Quote: businessv
                    as is the attitude of the world community towards us.

                    And now it has not changed a bit.
                    Yes, there are no successes in foreign policy.
                    1. businessv
                      businessv 12 May 2020 17: 49 New
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                      Quote: Alf
                      Yes, there are no successes in foreign policy.
                      It's funny! laughing It makes no sense to prove the opposite - I see that it is useless! hi
                    2. Alf
                      Alf 12 May 2020 18: 10 New
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                      Quote: businessv
                      It makes no sense to prove the opposite - I see that it is useless!

                      There is a lack of evidence.
      2. Hyperborean
        Hyperborean 10 May 2020 22: 03 New
        +1
        Almost 100500% right
    2. Ros 56
      Ros 56 10 May 2020 14: 38 New
      +1
      If Tsar Nikolai used their own methods against the Bolsheviks, autocracy in Russia would probably exist for another thousand years. The question of the result of the Second World War is only in doubt.
      1. Basil50
        Basil50 10 May 2020 15: 03 New
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        rose
        You are simply id ........ from. Nicholas was overthrown by his same entourage.
        And then in the RUSSIAN EMPIRE a little less than three hundred years the regime was no easier than the one that the Nazis installed.
        In the RUSSIAN EMPIRE, people were trafficked, unwanted people were put to death and, at the whim of their owners, they could do anything at all.
        1. businessv
          businessv 10 May 2020 22: 21 New
          0
          Quote: Vasily50
          a little less than three hundred years the regime was no easier than the one that the Nazis installed.
          More specific please! Dates write! I am reading this post of yours and I understand that there is such a mess in your head that any cook will envy! Do you even know how many nationalities live in Russia ?! What do you say about the "Hitler regime" in such a multinational country, and even for 300 years?
          Traded in people, unwanted were barred to death
          Ek enough! Flogged - yes, there was such a punishment, especially in the army, but it was a long time ago, not to death, and ended in the 19th century. People were more traded in the east and in the States, these people were called slaves. Sometimes look into the school course of Soviet history textbooks, very informative, you know! hi
      2. kit88
        kit88 10 May 2020 15: 43 New
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        If there was neither Nicholas, but Alexander III, but if RI had not left the war six months before its end, and even a winner ...
        Looking at the map of 1914, we can imagine that the western borders of the Republic of Ingushetia would still move west.

        It is quite possible that the Second World War would not have begun at all.
        In short, too much if.
        One thing is clear, Nikolai is a passenger among Russian rulers. He brought the country to civilian life, which then took the whole Stalin 20 years to revive Russia.
      3. Hypatius
        Hypatius 10 May 2020 18: 36 New
        -4
        The question of the result of the Second World War is only in doubt.
        Do not doubt! She simply wouldn’t exist, for Hitler designated the threat - the Jewish Bolsheviks (the term is a Jew Goebbels, if that’s for the admin). Ah, in RI there was a Pale of Settlement. Yes, and for the development of military equipment, we were ahead of the rest. Well, maybe besides the fleet.
        1. Hagen
          Hagen 10 May 2020 20: 29 New
          0
          Quote: Hypatius
          Yes, and for the development of military equipment, we were ahead of the rest.

          Yes not really? Ek, are you enough? And what is interesting in large-scale quantities of Russian was in the army except the three-ruler? Yes, even cavalry ... laughing
          1. Hypatius
            Hypatius 12 May 2020 01: 02 New
            -1
            Three-ruler is a great thing, like galoshes, so far. After all, they won in the WWI, especially the Turks. Gas masks, Ilya Muromets, experimental rockets .., Sikorsky, Popov, Tsialkovsky ... Further, there is no re-evolutionary devastation. But, here a long argument is possible, I will merge with it, for point in the post: WWII, it just wouldn’t be At least in those dispositions. Rather, then, along with the Aryan brothers, the Anglo-Saxons were piled on, but the world was divided. laughing
            1. Hagen
              Hagen 12 May 2020 06: 53 New
              0
              Quote: Hypatius
              for the main thing in the post: WWII, it just wouldn’t be

              Why would you? Did the Germans and I kiss in WWI? As far back as 1914, a letter was published across Germany from a group of professors from various universities with the requirements of territorial increments of Germany at the expense of the "eastern territories". "Aryans" are still brothers.
              Quote: Hypatius
              Gas masks, Ilya Muromets, experimental rockets .., Sikorsky, Popov, Tsialkovsky ...

              Yes Sikorsky, Tsiolkovsky and many others. And what about mass production? And there everything is not very thick. And if by the rate of capitalization we were “ahead of the rest”, then this is simply an indicator of a very “low start”. We were very far from the level of industrial production in Europe. Moreover, there were no plans for industrialization and reorganization of agriculture in Russia, and it was hardly possible (in the radicalism that the Bolsheviks were able to implement) under those formational foundations.
              1. Hypatius
                Hypatius 12 May 2020 13: 55 New
                0
                Well, I say, a debate on the level of assumptions alone is meaningless. Although the statistics of 1913 are not bad, and I was still waiting for the statistics of 2013, but I was apparently scared. The merit of the Bolsheviks (ali communists? laughing - this is from the movie) I do not dispute. I will stay with my own: there would be no WWII, 2MB for sure.
                1. Hagen
                  Hagen 12 May 2020 14: 57 New
                  0
                  Quote: Hypatius
                  I will stay with my own: there would be no WWII, 2MB for sure.

                  Stay. You are not a historian, what is your demand? wink Your thoughts on the methodology of studying the world historical process is not a hindrance.
              2. Hypatius
                Hypatius 13 May 2020 17: 20 New
                0
                And if by the rate of capitalization we were “ahead of the rest”, then this is simply an indicator of a very “low start”. We were very far from the level of industrial production in Europe.
                About agricultural export is also good, like a bunch of other indicators. Statistics 1913 already mentioned. Everything is very controversial and more than one dissertation laughing И
                Your thoughts on the methodology of studying the world historical process is not a hindrance.
                As, actually, your methodology of the opinion of professors. Everything is very controversial and more than one dissertation laughingFirst, Trotsky took out the wagons of archives, then Gorbi tried, and it’s not a fact that the process of hiding the source documents has been completed. And reliably, we cannot affirm something about the historical world process (as the truth) ... And to convince, I definitely will not undertake. But the argument for the inevitability of a war with Germany, as the thoughts of the professors, and the supposedly backwardness of the Republic of Ingushetia, is even more unconvincing. IMHO, of course.
            2. Alf
              Alf 12 May 2020 18: 14 New
              0
              Quote: Hypatius
              After all, they won in the WWI, especially the Turks.

              That's just them and they won ..
        2. Alf
          Alf 10 May 2020 22: 50 New
          0
          Quote: Hypatius
          Yes, and for the development of military equipment, we were ahead of the rest.

          Motors, tanks, armored cars, aviation ... Bearings, finally, and radio communications ... Such a trifle, a machine gun factory began to be built already in 1916, and even then, Madsen began to build his models somehow even on the horizon was not observed, and the first normal car factory, too, only in 1916 began to build ...
          The fleet has a separate song, with obscene chorus. For some reason, Russian naval officers considered the best ships those that were built in the United States and the 2nd Reich.
        3. Hagen
          Hagen 12 May 2020 06: 58 New
          0
          Quote: Hypatius
          Do not doubt! She simply wouldn’t be there, for Hitler designated the threat - the Jewish Bolsheviks (the term is Goebbels Jew, if that’s for the admin)

          Read the source and see the main documents, not the excuses for the Anglo-Saxons at the end of the war. Hitler needed resources and territories with a population reduced to a minimum (parties and general movements to the bulb). In MK everything was described long before the war.
          1. Hypatius
            Hypatius 13 May 2020 17: 23 New
            0
            Read the source and
            Well, where are Hitler’s memoirs personally written, they give out? laughing
            1. Hagen
              Hagen 13 May 2020 17: 52 New
              0
              Quote: Hypatius
              Well, where are Hitler’s memoirs personally written, they give out?

              I repeat for geniuses - "In MK everything was described long before the war." “MK” could not translate? Hitler's adna pre-war book is famous, called "Mein Kampf" laughing
              1. Hypatius
                Hypatius 15 May 2020 16: 37 New
                0
                Did Hitler write an article in MK? Access to the source, even Trump does not, a congenial expert.
    3. Interlocutor
      Interlocutor 10 May 2020 14: 44 New
      +1
      Understand one simple thing. Better for them to identify latrines than they hide and stink from every corner. wink By the way, very wise. there are many historical confirmations and proverbs on this subject ...
    4. orionvitt
      orionvitt 10 May 2020 16: 50 New
      +5
      What kind of "autocracy" is this, when all the bolts are driven into the decrees of the "king". From ministers to parliament and local officials. This is me about the mental level of those who call Putin the "king", "autocrat", or at worst "dictator".
  2. alone
    alone 10 May 2020 15: 13 New
    +3
    Quote: Walrus Fang
    We do not allow them to rob the peoples of the world in the open

    But lol And what prevents you from stopping the open robbery of your own country and people?
    Quote: Walrus Fang
    openly

    Do not let rob in the open, they will rob in the closed ... Law officer
  • KVU-NSVD
    KVU-NSVD 10 May 2020 14: 09 New
    13
    Quote: Incvizitor
    fascism is even better

    How did you turn your tongue? Met-would spit in the face. Fascism is better for him ...
    1. Incvizitor
      Incvizitor 10 May 2020 18: 48 New
      +2
      And how does this modern western village of Kratia differ from fascism? The same limited circle of people drags everything to themselves (essentially the highest race) and lives off through the occupation of the colonies, supporting terrorism, plundering resources, so you can spit on yourself, this fascism has remained so, it just took on a different, more “cultural” form for Western man in the street.
      This "democracy" ruined the people more of Hitler, what better is it then?
  • saigon
    saigon 10 May 2020 14: 09 New
    11
    Not so badly declared by you!
    Are you confusing anything?
    The ideas of fascism are disgusting to me personally.
    Here are the ideas of socialism, or even Russian imperialism, which are much more attractive than Western-style democracy.
    The American is mistaken neither the new autocracy, we have a new formation - irresponsibility elevated to absolute.
    Effective managerial burdened by terrible non-professionalism and multiplied by irresponsibility.
  • BARKAS
    BARKAS 10 May 2020 15: 12 New
    +1
    No better is fascism its modern version. Nothing has changed since then.
  • Aristarkh Lyudvigovich
    Aristarkh Lyudvigovich 10 May 2020 15: 45 New
    +4
    Quote: Incvizitor
    fascism is even better

    1. Incvizitor
      Incvizitor 10 May 2020 18: 50 New
      -1
      Of course, to take this out of context is well done, but why not quote everything?
      For example, what is the comparison of that fascism with the modern West. request
  • Alexander Sosnitsky
    Alexander Sosnitsky 10 May 2020 15: 48 New
    +4
    There is a small problem for the autocracy to always be in good shape ahead of the rest of the planet, and this is a really insoluble problem that the democrats hide in lies and fairy tales by the hidden suppression of dissent. In autocracy, there is no mechanism to always be the leader of the popular worldview. The Chinese have succeeded, but after thousands of years of poverty. Jews, too, are unlikely to be able to hold on, although they have held for 3500 years, but in half poverty, bank trickery and the oligarchism of a few. Those. all through natural selection, which today is unacceptable already. But what about Russia? Giant and rich, but complacent. I think only by creating a machine for the total upbringing of geniuses in the Russian people, in which so far there are exceptionally bad roads and fools. Difficult task. But you have to decide. Otherwise, shocks.
  • Alex Justice
    Alex Justice 10 May 2020 18: 59 New
    +1
    In any case, nothing worse than the western rotten der.mocracy. Fascism is even better, at least everything was open there, and here it is all covered by false "ideals".

    Not true. I have been living in Australia for more than 20 years. Law and order. The standard of living is high. The people are satisfied.
    And I wish Russia the same.
    1. Alf
      Alf 10 May 2020 22: 55 New
      0
      Quote: Alex Justice
      Law and order. The standard of living is high. The people are satisfied.

      I'm very happy for you. Here is just one question, does the industry in Australia have its OWN or is it all imported, in the worst case, screwdriver assembly? Do you have your own scientific school? Australia lives quietly and calmly, by and large, only because it, as a country, is of no interest to anyone.
  • Sergst
    Sergst 10 May 2020 13: 52 New
    +2
    Strong autocracy is better than fragile democracy, it's hard to argue with that
    1. Pavel57
      Pavel57 10 May 2020 14: 19 New
      +5
      We do not have autocracy, and its strength will be tested this year.
  • yustas
    yustas 10 May 2020 13: 53 New
    0
    . conservative ideas of Orthodoxy and nationalism.
    yes it’s better than any raving on and equal rights (illusory, because now in Europe and the states, minorities have more rights than normal people.
    1. Alf
      Alf 10 May 2020 22: 58 New
      +2
      Quote: yustas
      . conservative ideas of Orthodoxy and nationalism.

      As now in Russia and with Orthodoxy, to put it mildly, “not so hot,” the sanctuaries lied to the snickering, and with nationalism, too, is not ice. The 282st article of the Criminal Code is more often used against Russians.
  • rocket757
    rocket757 10 May 2020 13: 53 New
    +1
    For minke whales, everything that is not in line with Americanism is nowhere worse ... everything is clear with them.
    Here we have what kind of assessment is manifested? It is very difficult and there is no consensus in society.
    Not that capitalism, the power of the rich, is understandable, and then everything is very muddy.
    1. Walrus fang
      Walrus fang 10 May 2020 14: 01 New
      +2
      Quote: rocket757
      For minke whales, everything that is not in line with Americanism is nowhere worse ... everything is clear with them.

      The more venal and hypocritical in power, the better for the Americans and others .. That’s how such a howl goes .. hi
      1. rocket757
        rocket757 10 May 2020 14: 23 New
        +2
        The Yankees are a complete mess and other indecency, in controlled countries, also not a buzz. They love profit and control, that's how they got it!
        They will tolerate anything, but God forbid, if the mess begins to interfere with their enrichment, to equip everyone at once.
        1. Grandfather
          Grandfather 10 May 2020 19: 08 New
          +1
          Quote: Walrus Fang
          The more venal and hypocritical in power, the better for the Americans and others .. That’s how such a howl goes ..

          Vitalik, open a secret to the public, where do you get dozens of accounts from? you carried a kiosk with sims? or are you a troll on contentment? that you are a Troll, I have no doubt, because your weather vane rotates like a screw on a cruiser ... for colleagues: X .. walrus, department, old man, mikhan, mechanic. and a couple of dozen with one “handwriting” (Musc is not far) - this is all Vitalik ... Pedalik.
          1. Alf
            Alf 10 May 2020 23: 01 New
            0
            Quote: Dead Day
            for colleagues: X .. walrus, department, old fart, mikhan, mikhanishche. and a couple dozen with one “handwriting” (Musc is not far) - this is all Vitalik ...

            Site rules.
            d) It is forbidden to have several accounts to one visitor;
  • Deniska999
    Deniska999 10 May 2020 13: 53 New
    13
    Somehow we have autocracy and does not even smell. And Putinism ... this is generally an incomprehensible beast.
    1. abvgdeika
      abvgdeika 10 May 2020 16: 17 New
      -5
      He is a very understandable beast. It’s just hard to admit it to myself.
  • lis-ik
    lis-ik 10 May 2020 13: 54 New
    13
    Putin has replaced Russia's fragile democracy of the 1990s with a strong autocracy. Putin instills conservative ideas of Orthodoxy and nationalism.
    If, these gentlemen, on the contrary, without a flag and homeland, steal here, but live there. So the ex-ambassador did not guess.
    1. To be or not to be
      To be or not to be 10 May 2020 14: 26 New
      +3
      It is clear that compatriot Boris was better with a full report to the United States
      1. lis-ik
        lis-ik 10 May 2020 17: 02 New
        +3
        It is clear that compatriot Boris was better with a full report to the United States

        So he is his worthy successor. The receiver, so to speak. Moreover, the same "people" were appointed whose interests he represents.
  • demo
    demo 10 May 2020 13: 57 New
    21
    Maybe Putin has strengthened his power.
    But there is a number of "buts."
    Power is either a way or a means.
    Based on the fact that a person needs power in order to use it, this is one thing.
    If power is perceived by man as a means of achieving goals - this is different.
    But here a fork in two roads appears.
    Achieving personal goals is one thing.
    Following the achievement of the welfare goals of the people and the state is another.
    And so is constant dualism.
    If a thoughtful person can trace the life path of our Putin, he will very quickly understand where this person is striving.
    And all his "victories" in the external arena are nothing more than a "Pyrrhic victory."
    From the possession of which the country is more cold than hot.
    1. Irokez
      Irokez 10 May 2020 15: 18 New
      -6
      Quote: demo
      Power is either a way or a means.

      To achieve something, there are many options, ways and means for this. And the fact that you wrote it, consider the same thing as the type: - "power is both a means and a means to an end," that is, it does not interfere with one another, it only complements or replaces.
      Regarding dualism, I agree that each leader, young or old, has a choice or opportunity to serve the people or subjugate the people. But the situation, as you know, is obligatory, and if a person has come to power, whether you like it or not, it will become different, because you will never succeed in being good for everyone, but you must work and manage so that it does not fall apart and is always and everywhere, which means who to command, to punish someone and simply not to respond to someone without listening to their (sometimes silly) tips and ideas. Therefore, there are certain frameworks of behavior and decision-making beyond which the leader cannot go especially far (too abruptly and quickly, to do something) and only in time (and sometimes in large) can life gradually change for the worse (if it’s a puppet and for oneself rowing) or for the better (if the patriot is trying for everyone).
      People are always inclined to criticize if they do something not according to their views, logic and ideas, believing that they are doing wrong, contrary to the majority or for the purpose of personal ambitions, which makes you indignant and indignant. But. Those who are in power (both good and bad) have more information and knowledge about the current state of affairs in the country (than ordinary consumers and taxpayers) and therefore, given this, the course, methods, methods or means apply accordingly to the circumstances and general course of development. often do not coincide with the opinion of couch critics who do not have complete information (and especially secret information) and therefore think incorrectly about how to act and what to do.

      And all his "victories" in the external arena are nothing more than a "Pyrrhic victory."
      From the possession of which the country is more cold than hot.

      But this is purely your opinion, but not the rest and it (your subjective opinion) does not reflect the opinions of everyone else. For example, I completely disagree with you.

      Maybe Putin has strengthened his power.

      So maybe or strengthened? What dualism is in question. I strengthened it, I strengthened it, but why can’t I say openly about this - faith does not allow or something is interfering, or is it someone?
      1. demo
        demo 10 May 2020 17: 46 New
        +2
        Dear Irokez (Sergey).
        The method and means, despite the apparent logical coincidence, is not exactly the same for me.
        The tool is more a way to achieve the goal. Or - a strategic doctrine.
        Explain.
        A person has acquired the skill to play a musical instrument.
        He can, using his skill to perform any piece of music written for this instrument.
        But the instrument is a means of performing this work.
        In relation to my comment, this can be understood as follows:
        Achieving certain goals to maintain power with the help of acquired skills.
        Abstract reflections, in isolation from a specific person, in isolation from declared and taken steps, do not give any positive results.
        At least for me.
        There is a historical character, say Peter the Great.
        It can and should be considered in the context of its practical steps of that time.
        And to evaluate in terms of the preferences received for the country, both that time and today.
        Peter's reforms in the sphere of state administration undoubtedly led to the accelerated development of productive forces in society.
        But at the same time enslavement of the peasantry was going on.
        What hindered the development of society.
        The struggle for access to the northern and southern seas is a very significant reserve for the future. This is a real engine inside and outside the state development of the country.
        On the other hand, the deaths of many thousands of people, the decrease in the solvency of the population, the impoverishment of both the population and the treasury.

        Well, Putin is not a couple to Peter.
        The caliber does not match.
        And if Peter advocated for "his Russia" (in the literal sense of the word ", then our comrade Russia does not yet consider his own."
        In confirmation of my words, we look at how many crooks are already sitting, and we assume that 10 times more have not been planted.
        "Own" state is not given to rob.
        Hands chopped.

        And generally speaking.
        My personal opinion is my opinion.
        It impresses someone. Someone doesn’t.
        I do not impose my point of view.
        I declare it.
        But at the same time, the question remains open - is there something positive in the steps of our Putin that can more than block all this negative?
        One does not want to wait a hundred or two years for the descendants to appreciate.
        We need to give an assessment here and now.

        I think this is the final discussion.
        1. Irokez
          Irokez 10 May 2020 18: 31 New
          -3
          Peter and Putin. )))
          And who is more a patriot? That is the question.
          Doesn’t it seem that at that time Peter reigned - it was not Peter who went to Europe in a civilized way to watch and study like that? There is great evidence that Peter, who arrived, was replaced by a spouse who did not recognize his archers and some power circles. And after all this, saying that he raised Russia to a new level is simply stupid.
          With its help, alcohol, smoking, new holidays, a calendar and a calendar from our traditional to European were introduced, thereby allowing us to forget our national principles and customs with faith and memory of the past.
          With his help, Sweden was defeated, which later dropped to Europe and ceased to be the leader, for the Swedes, having not accepted the new Peter, went to fight and were before that in great friendship with Russia.
          According to many sources, it was Peter who played into the hands of European enemies who, with his help, continued to keep Russia on a leash and enjoyed the benefits in Russia itself, holding senior positions in the leadership in science, trade and so on.
          Peter built Peter? Yes, there are also many doubts because Peter was excavated, but not built, and even for buildings that are on the ground floor in the ground, we can say that they are very ancient buildings still pre-Petrine and they unearthed, restored, re-faced, Peter’s head on someone’s monument hitched and attributed all the merits to him.
          Historians still hang noodles on our ears, and it has already reached the Second World War when these world historians want to rewrite history to please the Europeans, and what can we say about 200-300 years of history in which almost nothing can be restored over the past years.
          And you still compare Peter with Putin? Peter must be compared with Yeltsin.
          Putin got a crumbling country with a bunch of caretaker aligarchs and state trainees, and with a constitution written against Russia. And if you do not see changes, then you are simply blind.
          At least the fact that the army was restored is already a great thing, brought a budget to surplus, and not a deficit is a big thing, it paid off almost all debts on US government bonds and it’s a great thing, it pursues a policy of raising domestic production and makes others work - a great thing , builds up gold and other valuable reserves - super, in the conditions of global competition in the oil and gas market, it protects and expands the sales market - and rightly so, it tries to expand agricultural production and trade abroad - excellent, declares and supports new industries in order to reduce dependence on unstable in price and competition oil and gas sales which right now about 40% of the budget - well done. And note - all this under severe pressure from the "partners" and even some "pseudo-allies", under the conditions of sanctions, unfair criticism and Russophobia from the majority of the world through the media bought by our "partners".
          If Putin hasn’t done anything for you, then don’t go to the Crimea, boycott the peninsula, go to the USA to Florida resorts and bring money there - invest in a “partner”.
          Now the discussion is over. hi
    2. hydrox
      hydrox 10 May 2020 16: 19 New
      +3
      Quote: demo
      Power is either a way or a means.

      Yes, in this sense you can’t argue, BUT.
      At least in a way, at least by a means, power works only in one case - if there is a goal!
      The end may even justify the means! laughing
      What is GDP today?
      Confrontation of the thieves' liberal stratum of power with ANY MONETARY actions of the GDP and its small and weak team (in addition, full of moles!).
      In examples of GDP, we need to keep Singaporean Lee Kuan Yu ...
      Trace, but half of his goal should be the expulsion of thieves from power.
      But the second half should be the replacement of all thieves thrown out by honest and incorruptible pros; this half of the goal in Russia is naked fantasy.
      1. Sergej1972
        Sergej1972 10 May 2020 17: 57 New
        0
        I somehow do not like the semi-Nazi order in Singapore.
        1. hydrox
          hydrox 10 May 2020 19: 33 New
          +5
          Sorry, but on the democratic foundations of state building, you will NEVER be able to eradicate corruption.
          By the way, even in China, with its hundreds (by year) executions, corruption cannot be eradicated.
          1. Alf
            Alf 10 May 2020 23: 04 New
            0
            Quote: hydrox
            By the way, even in China, with its hundreds (by year) executions, corruption cannot be eradicated.

            True, but it can be driven into a framework that, at least, does not interfere with the development of the country.
    3. tarragon
      tarragon 10 May 2020 17: 16 New
      -2
      Foreign policy is directly projected onto the domestic situation in the country. How? In short. Our economy is connected with the economies of other countries. to develop an economy in isolation from the whole world is a dead end. The West would gladly isolate us, sanctions are aimed at this. The fact that at this stage this does not happen is the merit of a strong position in the external arena. Putin here +
      1. hydrox
        hydrox 10 May 2020 19: 35 New
        +1
        Do not mix hot with sour ...
        1. tarragon
          tarragon 10 May 2020 19: 38 New
          0
          If you are such a good turn, explain where it is hot and sour.
      2. Alf
        Alf 10 May 2020 23: 06 New
        0
        Quote: Tarhun
        merit of a strong position in the external arena.

        Where is the strong position?
        Quote: Tarhun
        to develop an economy in isolation from the whole world is a dead end.

        The integrated economy is one thing, as it is now, and the interacting one is quite another.
  • awdrgy
    awdrgy 10 May 2020 13: 58 New
    0
    Right firs on the Russian soul from vizin these things are suspicious (do not throw me in a thorn bush ???)
  • Mavrikiy
    Mavrikiy 10 May 2020 13: 58 New
    10
    Putin has replaced Russia's fragile democracy of the 1990s with a strong autocracy. Putin instills conservative ideas of Orthodoxy and nationalism.
    Oh, don't lie, boyar ... request No ideas of Orthodoxy - Some ceremonies and officials from the church. Nationalism does not exist without nationalists. Show them.
  • BREAKTHROUGH READY
    BREAKTHROUGH READY 10 May 2020 13: 58 New
    -16
    Vladimir Putini - well done!
    Politician, leader and fighter!
    Pride of Russia!
    1. Mavrikiy
      Mavrikiy 10 May 2020 14: 17 New
      -5
      Quote: BREAKTHROUGH READY
      Vladimir Putini - well done!
      Politician, leader and fighter! Pride of Russia!
      That's just the point, alarming .... repeat .Americans do not seem to scold, but simply state a pleasant fact for us. But where are the liberals in the prison camps, the Congress of the intelligentsia on the streets? Something is wrong here and wrong ..... request
    2. aleksejkabanets
      aleksejkabanets 10 May 2020 14: 48 New
      +7
      Quote: BREAKTHROUGH READY
      Vladimir Putini - well done!
      Politician, leader and fighter!

      You remind me of one character from the "twelve chairs." "Your life credo is Always." It's time to grow up already.
      1. alone
        alone 10 May 2020 15: 18 New
        +6
        Quote: aleksejkabanets
        You remind me of one character from the "twelve chairs." "Your life credo is Always." It's time to grow up already.

        It’s more convenient .. Someday another will sit on the throne, he will write the same thing about the new, and about the old he will write nasty things ...
        1. The popuas
          The popuas 10 May 2020 15: 58 New
          0
          Rather, a man sarcasm yes
          1. alone
            alone 10 May 2020 15: 59 New
            0
            Quote: Popuas
            Rather, a man sarcasm

            Maybe ... But there are a lot of those about whom I wrote hi
            1. The popuas
              The popuas 10 May 2020 16: 02 New
              0
              So you wrote in the singular ... he will write ... but they will not write hi
  • Ravil_Asnafovich
    Ravil_Asnafovich 10 May 2020 14: 06 New
    -1
    Yeah, they even wanted to hang panels in the temple, refused hi .
    1. thinker
      thinker 10 May 2020 14: 49 New
      0
      And who refused? yes
      In the main temple of the Russian Armed Forces there will be mosaic images of President Vladimir Putin, Minister of Defense Sergey Shoigu and USSR President Joseph Stalin.
      1. alone
        alone 10 May 2020 15: 18 New
        +3
        If Stalin was alive, he would die of shame ..
        1. abvgdeika
          abvgdeika 10 May 2020 16: 20 New
          -7
          Do you miss Stalin?
          1. alone
            alone 10 May 2020 16: 33 New
            +2
            Quote: abvgdeika
            Do you miss Stalin?

            I do not ... Just a mosaic fresco of an ardent atheist and living people on the walls of the church - complete nonsense
            1. abvgdeika
              abvgdeika 10 May 2020 16: 37 New
              0
              Yes, the fresco in the temple is strong. You don’t even need to comment.
    2. Alf
      Alf 10 May 2020 23: 08 New
      0
      In fact, in Orthodoxy it is forbidden to canonize LIVE people.
  • Ham
    Ham 10 May 2020 14: 06 New
    +4
    the only thing that states can come up with is "democracy" along the Latin American pattern - which we see in Ukraine and elsewhere ...
    read O. Henry - "kings and cabbage"
    1. abvgdeika
      abvgdeika 10 May 2020 16: 38 New
      -1
      Do not read enemy writers at night negative
      1. Ham
        Ham 10 May 2020 16: 42 New
        +1
        and who needs to be read? Leo Rubinstein? or alexievich with solzhenitsyn?
        and mark twain is also "enemy"? and ambrose bros?
  • sds87
    sds87 10 May 2020 14: 15 New
    11
    So what? What would Putin’s nullified rating support on VO now all articles will be spread abroad and not only? I’m very “interested” in the opinion of a certain US name. I have already fed up with Putin's reforms. The pocket from them is losing weight, as is the waist. Who needs the opinions of these foreign nouns in Russia?
    1. rocket757
      rocket757 10 May 2020 14: 36 New
      +3
      A correctly posed question is half the answer !!!
      On GDP, you can conduct a survey so that the rating will be programmed by the questions themselves.
      Not everyone is ready to put + or - by definition, just because .....
      1. Alf
        Alf 10 May 2020 23: 10 New
        +2
        Quote: rocket757
        On GDP, you can conduct a survey so that the rating will be programmed by the questions themselves.

        Mr. Peskov said that the Kremlin has its own rating system ...
        1. rocket757
          rocket757 11 May 2020 00: 44 New
          0
          They have their own system for everything and we can only destroy it ... we come to the same thing again, we need to unite TOGETHER TOGETHER! No other way.
    2. serezhasoldatow
      serezhasoldatow 10 May 2020 15: 07 New
      -2
      Put bricks in your pocket so that the wind does not blow. Achinea is easier to carry than a log.
      1. Mordvin 3
        Mordvin 3 10 May 2020 15: 50 New
        +1
        Quote: serezhasoldatow
        Put bricks in your pocket so that the wind does not blow. Achinea is easier to carry than a log.

        Do you carry bricks, or logs?
    3. Ham
      Ham 10 May 2020 15: 47 New
      -3
      Did you like the "Yeltsin reforms"? or maybe you're a fan of perestroika?
      you need to strain your head - they’re not only eating it ...
      and remember: everyone does not care about your pocket, and a thin waist is the key to health ...
      the welfare of the state is a million times more important than your pocket, and especially your belly
      1. abvgdeika
        abvgdeika 10 May 2020 16: 22 New
        +1
        So the state is breathing bully
        1. Ham
          Ham 10 May 2020 18: 33 New
          -3
          So the state is breathing

          in your wet dreams ...
          frankly, it was breathing when Maskhadov was sitting in Chechnya and the militants of Basayev and Khattab entered Dagestan ... when there was a Nemtsov default of 1998 ...
          catch the difference?
          although you’re a propagandist - you don’t give a damn, your task is to gundos about the "empty pocket and losing weight"
          1. Fevralsk. Morev
            Fevralsk. Morev 10 May 2020 21: 07 New
            -1
            Stop screaming. You want it like the 90s !!!! 20 years have passed. One achievement during the reign of pLutin is the increase in the number of billionaires. Who made a mess in the 90's? The same one that our Zeroed Yeltsin Center built and lays flowers on. And as for an empty pocket and a slimming waist, a respected ham, the propaganda is you. The picture from the TV has long been out of sync with the contents of the refrigerator.
            1. Ham
              Ham 10 May 2020 22: 08 New
              -6
              The picture from the TV has not been consistent with the contents of the refrigerator for a long time.

              but you have internet)))
              with an empty fridge but in tyrnete)))
              we have capitalism, my friend, so the growth of billionaires is normal
              and you just want to like in the 90s - just puff on the mbh manuals
              your task is to overwhelm Russia as an independent state and turn it into a semi-colony subordinate to the Washington Regional Committee
              egregious example - Ukraine
              this is the uterine howl of all propagandons - an empty refrigerator ...
              1. Mordvin 3
                Mordvin 3 10 May 2020 22: 12 New
                +4
                Quote: Ham
                but you have internet)))

                I also have. Wired. And how, for example, today is it different from the Soviet radio point for 50 cents per month?
                1. Ham
                  Ham 10 May 2020 22: 22 New
                  -4
                  do you pay 50 cents for the Internet?)))
                  starving of the Volga ...
                  affordable tyrnet is the merit of "this power" in order for you to puff ...
                  1. Mordvin 3
                    Mordvin 3 10 May 2020 22: 28 New
                    +3
                    Quote: Ham
                    do you pay 50 cents for the Internet?)))

                    Judging by the costs of housing and communal services, I pay about 2 times more than for the radio frequency in the USSR.
                    Quote: Ham
                    affordable tyrnet is the merit of "this power"

                    Oh, what are you doing? laughing And there were no accessible mobile phones under the Soviet regime ... laughing
                    1. Ham
                      Ham 10 May 2020 23: 46 New
                      -5
                      don't faint hungry ...
                      and then you can’t crawl to the clave to knock off the next training manual;)
                      and the union then ended in 91 like you, too, all suffered about the refrigerator
                      1. Mordvin 3
                        Mordvin 3 10 May 2020 23: 50 New
                        +4
                        Quote: Ham
                        don't faint hungry ...

                        Your prayers.
                        Quote: Ham
                        another training manual;)

                        You would give me at least the corner of my eye would give a look. And then it’s dumb like that, suddenly contrary to her, darling, I’ll graduate from that. sad
                      2. Ham
                        Ham 11 May 2020 14: 04 New
                        -1
                        And then it’s dumb like that, suddenly contrary to her, darling, I’ll graduate from

                        well, while you spit letter by letter ... as on all subversive resources
                        you are all so alike - hunger strikes with wired internet for 50 cents ...
  • Lord of the Sith
    Lord of the Sith 10 May 2020 14: 33 New
    -13
    Putin replaced the fragile democracy of Russia in the 1990s with a strong autocracy


    Putin has replaced the full ass in Russia of the 1990s with strong democracy just the same.
    Uncle Vova is not an autocrat, he is not a king, and he has seriously limited power.
    1. aleksejkabanets
      aleksejkabanets 10 May 2020 14: 44 New
      10
      Quote: Lord of the Sith
      Putin has replaced the full ass in Russia of the 1990s with strong democracy just the same.
      Uncle Vova is not an autocrat, he is not a king, and he has seriously limited power.

      In your opinion, today we have "strong democracy"?
      1. alone
        alone 10 May 2020 15: 19 New
        +7
        Quote: aleksejkabanets
        In your opinion, today we have "strong democracy"?

        Today there is a "strong" ... But what is - it is not clear
      2. Lord of the Sith
        Lord of the Sith 10 May 2020 15: 28 New
        -5
        Compared to the 90s film festival, there is certainly strong democracy.
      3. Irokez
        Irokez 10 May 2020 15: 29 New
        -5
        Quote: aleksejkabanets
        In your opinion, today we have "strong democracy"?

        In my opinion, even more than in the United States.
        1. aleksejkabanets
          aleksejkabanets 10 May 2020 15: 58 New
          +7
          Quote: Irokez
          In my opinion, even more than in the United States.

          You have strange ideas about democracy.
          1. Irokez
            Irokez 10 May 2020 16: 10 New
            0
            Quote: aleksejkabanets
            You have strange ideas about democracy.

            It is precisely that these ideas are very strange and different for everyone. In ancient Greece, there was also a democracy of free people, but half of these free people had slaves. Therefore, when Americans talk about democracy, I begin to analyze and search for their slaves, but when they talk about free elections, then in the USA (the most democratic country) people don’t choose the president as we do, but electors whose opinions can also be influenced before the elections and where here democratic (popular) elections, but they don’t smell, everything is in the hands of an influential elite of those in power.
            1. abvgdeika
              abvgdeika 10 May 2020 16: 24 New
              +1
              Electors are chosen by the people
              1. Irokez
                Irokez 10 May 2020 16: 50 New
                +1
                Quote: abvgdeika
                Electors are chosen by the people

                But not the president. Why not remove the extra link.
                1. abvgdeika
                  abvgdeika 10 May 2020 17: 01 New
                  +1
                  By the way, I don’t know belay
                  1. Sergej1972
                    Sergej1972 10 May 2020 18: 42 New
                    +3
                    There are several reasons. The first is a tribute to tradition. The second is to defend federalism and at the same time protect the interests of small states. From each state, the number of electors is equal to the number of congressmen and senators from it. The number of members of the House of Representatives from each state depends on the number of its inhabitants, but one congressman is absolutely guaranteed, regardless of the number. And in the Senate, each state elects two senators. It is easy to understand that small states have a slightly overpriced, and large slightly underestimated representation in the electoral college. At the same time, the majority principle of choosing an electoral college from each state applies. In 47 of their 50 states, the principle of "the winner gets everything." Voters do not personally select electors; they choose between electoral lists put forward by parties. The party that came out on top takes all the seats. For example, the state must elect 30 electors because 28 congressmen and two senators are selected from it. Republicans get 50, 1% of the vote, Democrats 49,9%. All members of the state electoral college will be from Republicans, Democrats will not be represented at all. Further. The difference in voter turnout in different states is also not taken into account. In one, 50% of voters came to the polls, in the other 70%. This will not affect the fixed representation in the college of each state. From the fact that in one state 20% will come to the polls, and in the second even 80%, the number of electors will not change. In general, all of the above leads to serious distortion. Therefore, they often win a candidate who would lose in direct elections. More people voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016, but the majority was in the electoral college for the Republicans. By the way, therefore, one should be skeptical about the ratings of popularity of candidates for US presidency. It is really necessary to consider what are the chances of victory in the electoral college in each state, as well as the "weight category" of each electoral college.
                    1. abvgdeika
                      abvgdeika 10 May 2020 20: 07 New
                      0
                      Thanks, a little clearer hi
                      1. Sergej1972
                        Sergej1972 10 May 2020 22: 12 New
                        0
                        Could have been more detailed and more accessible, but it’s inconvenient from a smartphone, and the computer is too lazy to turn it on.)
                2. Alf
                  Alf 10 May 2020 23: 15 New
                  +2
                  Quote: Irokez
                  Why not remove the extra link.

                  They may not choose that. laughing
              2. Ham
                Ham 10 May 2020 20: 03 New
                0
                Quote: abvgdeika
                Electors are chosen by the people

                electors are a party asset ... the people there are on the side of the fire ...
            2. aleksejkabanets
              aleksejkabanets 10 May 2020 17: 53 New
              +3
              Quote: Irokez
              It is precisely that these ideas are very strange and different for everyone. In ancient Greece, there was also a democracy of free people, but half of these free people had slaves. Therefore, when Americans talk about democracy, I begin to analyze and search for their slaves, but when they talk about free elections, then in the USA (the most democratic country) people don’t choose the president as we do, but electors whose opinions can also be influenced before the elections and where here democratic (popular) elections, but they don’t smell, everything is in the hands of an influential elite of those in power.

              Bourgeois democracy has never been a genuine democracy (i.e., the power of the people), that we have a fiction, not a democracy that they have. Who has more money is right, today all democracy is right.
              1. Irokez
                Irokez 10 May 2020 18: 41 New
                0
                Quote: aleksejkabanets
                That we have a fiction, not a democracy, that they have. Who has more money is right, today all democracy is right.

                Wow, you also noticed who has the most money and he is right and there are only words about democracy. And also notice who has power over the world (that is, more money) is the most democratic, the most exclusive and chosen. Well, like the master of all, and he (the master) calls himself the great and most valuable title - Democrat.
      4. Ham
        Ham 10 May 2020 18: 39 New
        -4
        In your opinion, today we have "strong democracy"?

        the strongest and in the most western style ... the truth is still there are crumbs from the social nishtyak times of the ussr ...
        Well, what do you want the Soviet Union has sunk into oblivion, then you really need to either remove the cross or put on your panties ...
        and "democracy" is stronger in our country than in the West - look at the liberal sectarians in the West, they would have been destroyed long ago for such obvious subversive activity, but they threaten us with a finger ...
    2. Svarog
      Svarog 10 May 2020 15: 18 New
      +5
      Quote: Lord of the Sith
      Putin replaced the fragile democracy of Russia in the 1990s with a strong autocracy


      Putin has replaced the full ass in Russia of the 1990s with strong democracy just the same.
      Uncle Vova is not an autocrat, he is not a king, and he has seriously limited power.

      By or by whom is his power limited?
      This is how the USA praised Borya in the 90s, so now they support Putin ..
      1. abvgdeika
        abvgdeika 10 May 2020 16: 26 New
        +4
        They're joking with Putin, especially with his animation laughing
    3. Avior
      Avior 10 May 2020 17: 49 New
      +2
      . Putin replaced the full ass in Russia of the 1990s with a strong

      smile
    4. Alf
      Alf 10 May 2020 23: 14 New
      +2
      Quote: Lord of the Sith
      and he has seriously limited power.

      By whom ? A constitution under which he has no right to change the government? So it was Boris55 who sang to us a full-time face washer, and when the Greatest in one fell swoop and the government drove out and scored others, he disappeared somewhere ...
  • forest1
    forest1 10 May 2020 14: 38 New
    +9
    There are no conservative ideas of Orthodoxy and nationalism in Russia. There are progressive ideas of the Polovtsy, Pechenegs, ancient Sparta and Jack London.
    1. abvgdeika
      abvgdeika 10 May 2020 16: 28 New
      -1
      Well it’s good that not the ideas of NATO soldiers soldier
      1. forest1
        forest1 10 May 2020 16: 47 New
        -1
        And that’s right, Everyone should understand that if there weren’t Polovtsy, Pechenegs and Sparta here, then NATO soldiers would have stood here.
  • 7 poplar
    7 poplar 10 May 2020 14: 42 New
    +2
    and what do the Americans replace their shit democracy ??? with dozens of destroyed states and thousands of human deaths and grief !!!!
  • Pvi1206
    Pvi1206 10 May 2020 14: 51 New
    +1
    Of course, now the United States cannot rob Russia, as in the dashing 90s ... and really regret it ...
    1. abvgdeika
      abvgdeika 10 May 2020 16: 29 New
      -2
      Russia has nothing to take, but amers are fine and so good
    2. Alf
      Alf 10 May 2020 23: 18 New
      +1
      Quote: Pvi1206
      Now the United States can not rob Russia, as in the dashing 90s ..

      Does RUSAL's example say nothing?
  • Nonna
    Nonna 10 May 2020 14: 51 New
    +4
    The article is stupid, an absolute misunderstanding of the moment, especially about Putin's nationalism and bonds
  • prior
    prior 10 May 2020 14: 55 New
    +1
    "A cuckoo praises a rooster for praising that cuckoo ..."
    Unforgettable grandfather Krylov I.A.
  • Viktor Sergeev
    Viktor Sergeev 10 May 2020 14: 57 New
    -1
    Rather, fragile and weak gangster power to strong authoritarian power.
    He saved Russia from complete collapse. The West was already rubbing its hands, preparing to finish off Russia, and then Putin happened.
  • Svarog
    Svarog 10 May 2020 15: 01 New
    +6
    A statement is made, for example, of the former US ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul. He says that "Putin and Putinism have influenced Russia and its place in the modern world."

    And what place does Russia have under Putin? The location of the gas station .. that's all the achievements.
    And he undoubtedly strengthened his personal power .. for all 20 years he went to this .. What he wants, he does, he decided to rewrite and rewrite the Constitution for himself .. He would fight with corruption, nepotism, develop science, medicine, .. in general, I would do something for ordinary citizens of Russia .. and even objective indicators indicate that people are getting poorer and dying out, and “friends” are getting richer ..
    1. Sergej1972
      Sergej1972 10 May 2020 18: 45 New
      -1
      I do not know a single person who lives poorer than 20 years ago.
  • serezhasoldatow
    serezhasoldatow 10 May 2020 15: 03 New
    -12
    Right, Putin did. Now my children would have washed the dishes at the lords.
    1. alone
      alone 10 May 2020 15: 21 New
      12
      Quote: serezhasoldatow
      Now my children would have washed the dishes at the lords.

      ))) They will wash the dishes at domestic mates .. Judging by the state of education, this is a very vague prospect
      1. Lannan Shi
        Lannan Shi 10 May 2020 16: 25 New
        +9
        Quote: lonely
        They will wash the dishes at the domestic sirs ..

        Actually, already. The number of maids, caretakers, and other gardeners will be more than the Moscow Region and the Ministry of Internal Affairs combined. Those. wiping asses efficient managers cost the country more than ensuring national security. That is why we are slipping every year lower. in the ranking of economies, that a lot of people are excluded from productive labor, dealing with the whims of a bunch of snickering loafers.
      2. tarragon
        tarragon 10 May 2020 16: 56 New
        -2
        Normal education now. My son is now in his second year at the institute, I can compare. Prize-winning places at world olympiads in mathematics and computer science are occupied by our students, this is a good indicator.
        1. Irokez
          Irokez 10 May 2020 18: 57 New
          -3
          Do not argue with Lannan Shi. She or he, as it were, has 2 children with the last 200 rubles (according to her own words) and there is nothing to live for in connection with forced self-isolation. Would help, list the help than argue with her.
        2. Alf
          Alf 10 May 2020 23: 22 New
          +1
          Quote: Tarhun
          Prize-winning places at world olympiads in mathematics and computer science are occupied by our students, this is a good indicator.

          Only OFFICIAL polls on the streets show that these victims of the exam do not know when the Great Patriotic War began and ended, nor who fought ...
  • pexotinec
    pexotinec 10 May 2020 15: 09 New
    +4
    Fragile democracy, as I understand it, unquestioning worship of the West.
    1. Pavlik K.
      Pavlik K. 10 May 2020 20: 30 New
      +2
      Namely, including the impudent seizure of all major industries by a handful of gaydarochubays, the collapse of the Soviet army, (including an attempt to completely utilize Soviet nuclear weapons), etc., and at the end of the list there are lines to temples of the American way of life - McD .
  • Andrei Maksimenko
    Andrei Maksimenko 10 May 2020 15: 09 New
    +7
    This is real American propaganda. Cheap, respectively, very stupid. The prefix SAMO - defines actions as independent, without anyone's help. While the President of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Russian Federation, in fact, legally holds consultations with the IMF (Americans). On the issues of governing the country. Apriri. For 30 years now, there has been no autocracy in Russia. Officially, legally, Russia is ruled by America. And America itself may be interested, only keeping its influence on Russia. They do not care about Putin at all. If you don’t want Putin, get Navalny. America from the rearrangement of these names does not lose anything for itself.
    1. Alf
      Alf 10 May 2020 23: 25 New
      0
      Quote: Andrei Maksimenko
      And America itself may be interested, only keeping its influence on Russia. They do not care about Putin at all. If you don’t want Putin, get Navalny. America doesn’t lose anything for itself from rearranging these names.

  • Million
    Million 10 May 2020 15: 16 New
    +5
    He is not a judoka, but a night hockey player.
    He abandoned his wife and judo, became interested in hockey at the same time. He forgot the German language and the people he knew before ...
    This often happens (sarcasm)
  • rruvim
    rruvim 10 May 2020 15: 18 New
    12
    Putin is an autocrat? Do not tell my horse !!! He cannot get rid of the liberal government in any way, which is constantly "substituting" him for failure to comply with his own decrees. Most likely he is a Gauleiter of the Eastern territories of America.
    1. abvgdeika
      abvgdeika 10 May 2020 16: 32 New
      +3
      The king is good, the boyars are bad !!!!
    2. Fevralsk. Morev
      Fevralsk. Morev 10 May 2020 21: 12 New
      -4
      Not a liberal government, comprador.
  • fa2998
    fa2998 10 May 2020 15: 20 New
    +8
    Quote: Lord of the Sith
    Putin replaced the fragile democracy of Russia in the 1990s with a strong autocracy


    Putin has replaced the full ass in Russia of the 1990s with strong democracy just the same.
    Uncle Vova is not an autocrat, he is not a king, and he has seriously limited power.

    Is this a strong democracy right now? Well, well. Wait for the results of the upcoming elections, everyone spits on this power at every corner. And the results are 99,9% in favor. This is such a popular government. crying hi
    1. rruvim
      rruvim 10 May 2020 15: 34 New
      +7
      State employees with policemen and the army will come out. Vote as it should. They are now 30% of the working population. And Putin’s constitution will be accepted and something else approved ...
      1. aleksejkabanets
        aleksejkabanets 10 May 2020 17: 59 New
        +3
        Quote: rruvim
        State employees with policemen and the army will come out. Vote as it should. They are now 30% of the working population. And Putin’s constitution will be accepted and something else approved ...

        Why so many troubles, they will try to do electronic voting.
        1. Fevralsk. Morev
          Fevralsk. Morev 10 May 2020 21: 12 New
          -3
          Against the background of self-isolation
        2. Alf
          Alf 10 May 2020 23: 32 New
          +1
          Quote: aleksejkabanets
          Quote: rruvim
          State employees with policemen and the army will come out. Vote as it should. They are now 30% of the working population. And Putin’s constitution will be accepted and something else approved ...

          Why so many troubles, they will try to do electronic voting.

  • Kuroneko
    Kuroneko 10 May 2020 15: 33 New
    -3
    Former US Ambassador: Putin has replaced the fragile democracy of Russia in the 1990s with a strong autocracy

    And even so! Kings, emperors, general secretaries, presidents - the mentality is such that no matter what you call it, and autocracy has always been and will be. And this is by no means something bad. It's just that all these hypocritical games of "democracy" are certainly not for us.
  • naburkin
    naburkin 10 May 2020 15: 47 New
    +4
    Quote: Ros 56
    If Tsar Nikolai used their own methods against the Bolsheviks, autocracy in Russia would probably exist for another thousand years. The question of the result of the Second World War is only in doubt.

    And what, did the Bolsheviks overthrow Nikolai the Bloody?
    Damn, you need to re-read the history of the February Revolution, probably new data has appeared, but I'm not in the know)))
    1. Fevralsk. Morev
      Fevralsk. Morev 10 May 2020 21: 16 New
      -3
      True true. The overthrowers were Bolsheviks. Well, the monarchist can’t overthrow the king.
  • Herman 4223
    Herman 4223 10 May 2020 16: 09 New
    +3
    The ambassador is lying, we have no autocracy. In general, sovereignty is a problem.
    https://youtu.be/0YUybzmpwxE
    https://youtu.be/rdtAY8ZK3TM
  • frols
    frols 10 May 2020 16: 17 New
    +1
    "Unknowns installed a toilet on the site of the demolished monument to Soviet Marshal Ivan Konev in Prague, the police are conducting an investigation, the Czech ČTK agency reports citing police spokesman Jan Danek"
    Well, liberals scolding power and sofa hamsters, Russia is your homeland? You answer or can only blame your power?
    1. rruvim
      rruvim 10 May 2020 16: 20 New
      +5
      What would you like? The Czechs massively fought on the side of the Reich, and the whole rear worked selflessly for his benefit!
      1. abvgdeika
        abvgdeika 10 May 2020 16: 40 New
        -3
        What a rich fantasy you have good
        1. rruvim
          rruvim 10 May 2020 17: 37 New
          +3
          What is it? How many of our soldiers and nerves and blood spoiled.
          1. rruvim
            rruvim 10 May 2020 17: 46 New
            +4
            These excellent Czech machine guns (and tens of thousands of new ones made by Czech workers during the 6 years of the protectorate's existence) shot our fathers and grandfathers on all its fronts throughout the Great Patriotic War ...
            Refers to ZB-53 and ZB-26. A regiment of the SS regiment "Brisken" and the SS division "Bohemia and Moravia"?
      2. Sergej1972
        Sergej1972 10 May 2020 18: 53 New
        0
        They worked for the Reich, but did not fight. The state army of the Protectorate totaled only 8 thousand lightly armed soldiers and officers.
        1. Fevralsk. Morev
          Fevralsk. Morev 10 May 2020 21: 18 New
          -2
          Yes, they didn’t fight. They modestly forged the victory of Hitler in the rear. And after the assault on Berlin, they suddenly began to fight with the invaders.
  • COJIDAT
    COJIDAT 10 May 2020 16: 50 New
    +4
    "Putin is planting conservative ideas of Orthodoxy and nationalism." - nonsense!
    1. rruvim
      rruvim 10 May 2020 17: 55 New
      +9
      He doesn’t plant anything. He is not able to plant something. If he were Orthodox, he would not forbid believers to celebrate Easter in the Temples, if he were a nationalist, he would wear a pile according to the concepts. The usual appointee, demagogue and rogue (as much as 20 years).
      1. abvgdeika
        abvgdeika 10 May 2020 20: 11 New
        -1
        The Steadfast Tin Soldier soldier
  • 7,62h54
    7,62h54 10 May 2020 16: 55 New
    +1
    How democracy is manifested, we see now, during the crown pandemic in Western countries. And we do not need such a democracy.
  • cniza
    cniza 10 May 2020 17: 03 New
    +2
    He masterfully showed how to use the opportunities provided to him by the split and confused West.


    So go about your business, do not meddle with us, we will figure it out ourselves.
  • LeonidL
    LeonidL 10 May 2020 18: 04 New
    +1
    “Putin has replaced the fragile democracy of Russia in the 1990s with a strong autocracy.” - Better a strong autocracy of the living than a fragile democracy of the dead.
  • Hypatius
    Hypatius 10 May 2020 18: 43 New
    0
    The only pro-Kremlin media in the United States gave out something. Urgently in circulation and distribute among the residents of the housing office, as you like laughing
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  • APASUS
    APASUS 10 May 2020 20: 36 New
    +2

    Michael McFaul:

    Putin has replaced Russia's fragile democracy of the 1990s with a strong autocracy. Putin instills conservative ideas of Orthodoxy and nationalism.

    Michael McFaul, as always, passed everything from a sore point to a healthy one! Something he somehow modestly kept silent about the role of the United States in the establishment of democracy in the 90s. It was worth reminding the “partner” that Russia received a driban in the place of help from the Americans, robbery according to ours! Nobody even thought of helping the Russians build something, they were simply simply stripped ..................
  • Fevralsk. Morev
    Fevralsk. Morev 10 May 2020 21: 24 New
    +1
    Firstly. Be careful with the autocracy, otherwise the situation in our country is revolutionary.
    Secondly. Not a strong autocracy, a strong compradorism.
    And thirdly. What year is 2036? God forbid that I could hold out to the congratulation on the New Year 2021. And then on his face such sadness .....
    1. Imperial Technocrat
      Imperial Technocrat 10 May 2020 22: 49 New
      0
      Did you miss haloperidol? Sorry
      1. aleksejkabanets
        aleksejkabanets 10 May 2020 23: 01 New
        0
        Quote: Imperial Technocrat
        Did you miss haloperidol? Sorry

        It's you in vain, do not joke with health, do not miss anymore.
  • iouris
    iouris 11 May 2020 18: 07 New
    0
    If Foreign Policy (USA) praises, something goes wrong.
  • vkd.dvk
    vkd.dvk 11 May 2020 23: 55 New
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    Trump just turned schizophrenic America into schizophrenic in a cube. Such a crazy president was not there yet.