Former head of the Polish General Staff: The West was in vain to relax and “did not finish off” Russia in 1991

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Former head of the Polish General Staff: The West was in vain to relax and “did not finish off” Russia in 1991

According to the former head of the Polish General Staff, General Raimund Andrzejczak, the West in 1991 needlessly relaxed and “did not finish off” Russia after the collapse of the USSR. Andrzejczak calls on Western countries not to repeat this mistake.

In his article entitled “There is a battle for time,” the Polish general noted that after the collapse of the USSR, the West lost understanding of Russia's intentions. Not the least role in this was played by the Gulf War, during which the US Army demonstrated its power, creating an image of military power in which the whole world believed.



Andrzejczak emphasized that in 1991, the balance of power in the global geopolitical game was as follows: the Soviet Union disappeared from the map, and China had not yet gained strength; globalization was actively continuing, which worked in the interests of the United States and Western Europe. There were practically no threats of armed conflicts. Against the background of relative calm, Russia actually fell out of sight; moreover, at some point it seemed to the West that Russia was its ally or satellite.

The former head of the Polish General Staff called for assessing the Ukrainian crisis, taking into account not the perspective of the last two years, but “from the point of view of at least a decade.” According to him, Warsaw fears a situation in which Russia will receive a respite from active hostilities, since this will increase the risks of a direct clash between the European Union and Moscow. At the same time, for the United States the situation is somewhat different, as a result of which freezing the armed conflict in Ukraine is not considered a problem in Washington.

This kind of reflection once again indicates that the goal of the West, to which Poland so wants to include itself, is not just to contain Russia, but to completely eliminate the state as such. But the same Mr. Andrzejczak clearly forgets about the point of the Russian doctrine in the event of such a threat.
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  1. +16
    26 February 2024 15: 21
    Former head of the Polish General Staff: The West was in vain to relax and “did not finish off” Russia in 1991

    Of course, of course, “great” pan-Nazi, but in 1991 the West forgot to ask you about Russia about this!!! tongue
    1. +34
      26 February 2024 15: 28
      It was in vain that we accepted the Poles into our camp in 1945 and in vain that we gave them German lands..
      I hope we will take this experience into account in the future! smile
      1. +7
        26 February 2024 15: 31
        Quote: krot
        I hope we will take this experience into account in the future! smile
        We probably all hope that the mistakes will not be repeated: Bandera’s followers are in the ground, agreements are only reached when they crawl to Moscow with permission...
      2. +9
        26 February 2024 16: 00
        Quote: krot
        It was in vain that we accepted the Poles into our camp in 1945 and in vain that we gave them German lands..

        The Polish general forgot to add that they did not finish off in 1941 and after 1917. And before there were opportunities - he doesn’t know how to count up to that many...

        But he himself gives us the idea that next time Russia should not divide Poland, but finish it off. So that it doesn’t exist from the word “at all” along with such generals.
      3. -1
        26 February 2024 17: 08
        And you can’t get your kakelov back for any price. Will sell again. The historical habit of "cooks, drivers and my house is on the edge."
      4. +1
        26 February 2024 18: 27
        The scavengers will be next in line for distribution, after the Banderaites.
      5. +4
        26 February 2024 19: 47
        Quote: krot
        It was in vain that we accepted the Poles into our camp in 1945 and in vain that we gave them German lands..
        I hope we will take this experience into account in the future!

        The first steps are already being taken - Russia denounced the Treaty on German Unification. And because The legality of modern Germany within its current borders is no longer regulated by any document... this state exists illegally. And the GDR has the right and duty to regain its sovereignty and throw off the yoke of the Federal Republic of Germany.
        The next step could be to denounce the recognition of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. And Poland will be obliged to return all German lands... to Russia. We will have every right to offer these lands for an appropriate ransom, GDR. It is even possible in installments. The remaining parts of strange and inadequate Poland will be fairly divided between Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary and Belarus. So it will be fair and the current “Ukrainian” anthem will again become “Cry for the destruction of Poland.”
        So that there is no more Hyena in Europe.
      6. 0
        2 March 2024 11: 32
        Yes, they didn’t finish it off in vain - but the history of communication with the Poles says a lot besides “four tankers and a dog”!
    2. +12
      26 February 2024 15: 35
      It turns out that in order to be a smug dunce in Poland, you must rise to the rank of general.
      But the more down-to-earth Poles have long understood that no one will feel sorry for Poland - neither in the east nor in the west - and if the third world war smells on the doorstep, as in past centuries, no one will divide it, but simply erase it from the world map instead of a swallow Yao.
      Stupid finisher.
      1. +2
        26 February 2024 15: 38
        There is no need to finish off Poland. It has long been finished off for all eternity by its Western allies with liberal reforms.
      2. +4
        26 February 2024 15: 47
        Quote: credo
        Stupid finisher.

        So now he has the prefix “ex”, but he can say anything like that. And so is a typical parrot that screams from the branches / what the owners need. The main thing is to add oil to the fire without realizing that you yourself will get burned.
  2. +12
    26 February 2024 15: 22
    Former head of the Polish General Staff: The West was in vain to relax and “did not finish off” Russia in 1991

    Don't worry, bastard! If anything happens today, we will finish you off first...
    1. +6
      26 February 2024 15: 55
      Quote: ROSS 42
      But the same Mr. Andrzejczak clearly forgets about the point of the Russian doctrine in the event of such a threat.

      Quote: ROSS 42
      We'll get you first...

      Somehow I’m not sure that the doctrine will work. The elites have no homeland: they are patriotic only in relation to their pockets. Since the beginning of the Northeast Military District, more than 220 billion dollars have been withdrawn from Russia to the West. The deriban continues, the children of the “elite” live and study there, they have Western citizenship, and their parents have dual citizenship. And this so-called “elite” is not Galkin and Pugacheva, not the idiotic Morgenstern and Milokhin, but people with billions of greenbacks. Which one of them would put his head under his own bombs? While the “elite” does not have enough determination to even strike at Bankova...
  3. +9
    26 February 2024 15: 23
    Former head of the Polish General Staff: The West was in vain to relax and “did not finish off” Russia in 1991

    But I think we liberated Poland in 45 in vain... We just had to bypass it and let the Germans there pshek completely fucked up... 600 thousand lives were given to save this hyena of Europe, its cities mined by the Germans, at the cost of their lives the soldiers were saved... Was it worth it...???
    1. +8
      26 February 2024 15: 26
      They said it was a lie
      About Sherkhan and Tobacco...
      But I look at Poland's temper -
      Churchill was right after all...
      Poland, don't blame me
      But you are the essence of the jackal !!!
      Will you whine and lie
      Just to grab something...
      You will become zealous Russophobe
      For leftovers from Sherkhan!!!
      And frankly...
      For Europe you are a Hyena...
      am am am am
    2. +3
      26 February 2024 15: 28
      It was necessary not to liberate, but to annex. With subsequent relocation. And to finish off the Nazis more actively
    3. GIS
      +1
      27 February 2024 14: 50
      Whether it was worth it or not was not decided by you. My grandfathers both fought for OUR future.... but what needs to be done now and what shouldn’t be done.... that is the question. I hope everyone can see who or what is now running these countries, and what policies they are pursuing. what to do with them?...probably just try and hang
  4. +6
    26 February 2024 15: 26
    Former head of the Polish General Staff: The West was in vain to relax and “did not finish off” Russia in 1991

    Ah-ah-ah! It came like a duck’s head on the seventh day! Dear spoon for dinner!
    Quite a few people asked this question, because it seemed that if we had pushed us then, Mother Russia would have collapsed! Apparently the Lord himself is really looking after Russia, since every time he picks it up at the very abyss and raises it to a new height after difficult trials.
    So this time, sirs and serukhs, a red peeling stump for your collar, and not Russia! And it will always be like this!
    1. +1
      26 February 2024 15: 40
      If only Georgia and Ukraine had been tolerated and satisfied for another 10 years in the 2000s, Russia would have been completely under their control. Coca-Cola, chewing gum, Hollywood would do the trick. But we were in a hurry, decided to “finish off”, as the Pole wanted, and were mistaken.
  5. +4
    26 February 2024 15: 28
    But the same Mr. Andrzejczak clearly forgets about the point of the Russian doctrine in the event of such a threat.

    He doesn’t forget, he just doesn’t believe, and we ourselves created the prerequisites for this.
  6. +7
    26 February 2024 15: 29
    I believe that this Pole, like many radishes, should come to the attention of the Russian special services and be physically eliminated at the first opportunity.
    1. -2
      26 February 2024 15: 43
      yes, this can be arranged with many of the activists there, BUT keep in mind what the response will be - they will blame us for everything... then this is an attack on their holy grail - “democracy and freedom of speech”... and they will begin to eliminate “legally” our activists and leaders of general opinion, as well as senior officers. Take into account that they have more opportunities to shit more... because by nature they are shit-bearers
  7. +3
    26 February 2024 15: 31
    Let's see its stages of service...
    He graduated from the Higher Officer School of Tank Forces[pl] in Poznan in 1991, the Military Academy of Defense of the Czech Republic in Brno in 2001, as well as the Academy of National Defense of Poland and the Royal College of Defense Sciences.
    Served in the 15th Mechanized Brigade[pl] and the 4th Armored Cavalry Brigade[pl], in 2003-2005 - commander of the 1st Tank Battalion of the Krechowiecki Lancers in Orzysz (as part of the Lithuanian-Polish battalion of peacekeeping forces[pl]) , later deputy chief of the Polish military contingent in Syria[pl], serving as part of the UNDOF mission on the Israeli-Syrian border. He served in the G-3 department of the Polish Land Forces Command.

    In 2008-2009 - deputy commander of the 34th armored cavalry brigade [pl] in Zagan, later brigade commander in the IV and V rotations of the Polish military contingent in Afghanistan. He also served as part of the Polish military contingent in Iraq, as part of the multinational division “Center-South”[en].
    On August 9, 2011, he was promoted to brigade general by Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski. Served in the 2nd Mechanized Corps[pl]. In 2012-2014 - commander of the 17th mechanized brigade [pl] in Miedzyrzecz. In the fall of 2014, he was appointed deputy commander and chief of staff of the 12th Szczecin Mechanized Division[pl].
    On May 3, 2016, he was appointed commander of the 12th Szczecin Mechanized Division. On August 11 of the same year, by decree of the President of Poland Andrzej Duda, he was promoted to division general. On June 29, 2018, he ceded the position of division commander to Brigade General Maciej Jabłoński[pl]. On the same day, Polish President Andrzej Duda decided that from July 3, 2018, Andrzejczak would have the rank of general of armor, and appointed him chief of the General Staff of the Polish Army.
    On July 2, 2018, General Andrzejczak accepted from the hands of the President documents on promotion to general of armor and appointment to the post of Chief of the General Staff of the Polish Army. On June 25, 2021, by order of the President of Poland, he was appointed for a second term as Chief of the General Staff of the Polish Army.
    On October 10, 2023, he resigned from the post of Chief of the General Staff of the Polish Army, which was accepted.
    1. +2
      26 February 2024 15: 38
      Somehow parallel that this dog is finished. It would have to be “finished” itself. Like everyone who licks their shoes on mattresses, but lies at us and does not remember how their grandfathers and fathers were saved from the fire.
    2. +1
      26 February 2024 16: 03
      Quote: svp67
      Let's see its stages of service

      And to hell with them, with these career stages, the main thing is who he eventually became. Another high-ranking Russophobe, of which there are many in the Polish “elite” now. He spoke out frankly, but the train had already left, and if only they had already sunk into the past. Don’t indulge yourself with empty regrets, Mr. General, but rather take care lest your uncle from Washington say, “and now to the last Pole,” which ordinary residents of your country will clearly not be happy about.
  8. +4
    26 February 2024 15: 37
    As Tucker Carlson said after an interview with Putin

    “You use hard drugs if you think it would be a good outcome for such a big country like Russia, a country with a bunch of nations inside and with such a large nuclear arsenal, to break up into a bunch of smaller countries.”

    If the Russian Federation collapsed, perhaps humanity would now find itself inside Fallout or some kind of Warhammer XXI Sentry)
  9. +2
    26 February 2024 15: 38
    This gentleman probably forgot that the People's Republic of Poland was one of the first to finish off the West. And, another question, what was he doing before 1991?
    1. +1
      26 February 2024 17: 13
      Quote: Volunteer Marek
      And, another question, what was he doing before 1991?

      Yes, according to his biography, nursery-kindergarten-school-military school...
  10. +4
    26 February 2024 15: 53
    Current events are betrayal, illiteracy, short-sightedness of the Soviet leadership (the marked bear, under the control of Raisa, the collective farmer-architect of perestroika Yakovlev and other drunks). It’s another shame, people who seemed like monsters under Soviet rule in terms of knowledge, power, merit (Andropov, Akhromeev, Yazov ) - they let this rot take the lead and destroy the country. The mark of a traitor is on the back of his head forever, and his hands are up to his neck in blood. Not only to bury him at Novodevichy, but to dig him up and send the remains to his farm or village.
    1. 0
      26 February 2024 18: 27
      The mark of a traitor is on his hump forever, and his hands are up to his neck in blood. Not just bury him on Novodevichy, but dig him up

      and how to burn False Dmitry and shoot the ashes towards Poland sad
  11. +3
    26 February 2024 15: 54
    The West needlessly relaxed in 1991 and “did not finish off” Russia after the collapse of the USSR.

    Hence the conclusion - in case of a mess, the West should be “glazed over”, otherwise our descendants will continue to suffer with them.
  12. +2
    26 February 2024 16: 00
    It is a pity that the USSR allowed Pshekia to be reborn in 1945.
  13. +2
    26 February 2024 16: 00
    And where is Medvedev, who has seen the light, wrong!? To spread rot, not to let the West breathe, to “contain” it in all directions. This is the only way, only a tough regime of sanctions and our strength. The less we help them, the more their hands will be occupied with internal problems. Cunning plans for decades have little effect; you need to load them with problems here and now.
  14. +2
    26 February 2024 16: 01
    Now... because of one such asshole, the whole nation can suffer.
    I think the Poles (not professional ones, but real ethnic ones) will find a decent place where he will hang for his long tongue.
  15. +3
    26 February 2024 16: 02
    Quote: astepanov
    And this so-called “elite” is not Galkin and Pugacheva, not the idiotic Morgenstern and Milokhin,


    that’s right, we “see and don’t see” these people, but they determine the “vector of development” of our Motherland, not us...
  16. +2
    26 February 2024 16: 02
    urges... not to repeat this mistake

    I also hope that many of our mistakes will not be repeated. I watched Medvedev’s recent interview, it seems to me that it was almost flawless. But the events of the “Serdyukovism” during the Medvedev presidency, about which familiar officers speak with vomiting notes, do not fit in with this view. Whether this is work on mistakes or a conjuncture, we will find out in the relative future. If we live...
    1. 0
      26 February 2024 16: 36
      Quote: Aleks
      I watched Medvedev’s recent interview, it seems to me that it was almost flawless. But the events of the “Serdyukovism” during the Medvedev presidency do not fit in with this view.

      Medvedev was the formal president. Do you believe that Medvedev was a “real Tsar”?

      His task included the final steps necessary for Russia’s entry into NATO, expected by the Russian elite and promised to it. Serdyukov was also not a “real Tsar” and Serdyukovism was not in itself. Namely, as a transition period to the adoption of NATO standards. Out of caution, Medvedev was appointed in advance to the position of a “trial balloon” and a possible “scapegoat.”
  17. +2
    26 February 2024 16: 06
    Quote: black oil
    Not just bury at Novodevichy, but dig up and send the remains to your farm or village.


    so it's never too late: if you have the desire...
  18. +2
    26 February 2024 16: 07
    At least the gentleman spoke frankly: he hates Russians and Russia. There are no longer either tsars or Bolsheviks. The comprador elite and corporations are in power. And Europeans continue to dehumanize our people.
  19. 0
    26 February 2024 16: 08
    This pan-propane apparently forgot how retired and active former Soviet officers in all armed conflicts gave their opponents a run for their money after 1991. In Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on the territory of the former Soviet republics? In Chechnya, finally, when the authority of the aria was below the plinth, to put it mildly? Moreover, despite the fact that the Soviet legacy was in much better condition than it is now and which, in principle, we are still riding on. Actually, if they had attacked in 1993, when we were living here and not surviving, the question is who would have been worse off from it. They were unattainable for thieves and bandits, but an open enemy on whom one could pour out all one’s anger is another matter. Actually, such a movie was specially arranged for the long-haired ex-Russians, just as their irrepressibly Orthodox government did for the Jews who had outwitted themselves. Everything is just to distract from problems within the state.
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  21. 0
    26 February 2024 16: 10
    The Poles still can’t understand, unlike the Baltic states, Russians don’t live in Poland and no one will feel sorry for them, just as no one will during the Second World War. So, we will not sacrifice the lives of Russian soldiers. A radioactive safety belt between us and the Europeans in place of the Czech Republic and Poland will remove all questions about the migration of hungry crowds of Arabs and blacks. Why will these so tolerant Europeans eat them?
  22. +1
    26 February 2024 16: 19
    Not the least role in this was played by the Gulf War, during which the US Army demonstrated its power, creating an image of military power in which the whole world believed.

    What image was created during the demonstration of “power” in Afghanistan?
    According to the former head of the Polish General Staff, General Raimund Andrzejczak, the West in 1991 needlessly relaxed and “did not finish off” Russia after the collapse of the USSR.

    History does not know the subjunctive mood. He would have remembered Khan Batu...fool
  23. +1
    26 February 2024 16: 36
    The Poles will probably be reassured only by the ten-fold enlarged monument to Minun and Pozharsky in the center of Warsaw.
  24. +3
    26 February 2024 16: 40
    I hope that Russia will never again find itself in a situation similar to 1991!!!
    1. 0
      27 February 2024 14: 04
      Moc vám závidím, jak se vám velmi rychle podařilo posílit Rusko od roku 1991, kdy jste na tom byli velmi špatně. Váš pokrok a obnovení Ruska je přímo fantastické, jste jedinou zemí, které se něco takového podařilo. Vím že i Putin má chyby, ale je to momentálně nejlepší politik světa. Jen díky němu zatím není 3. světová válka.
      1. 0
        27 February 2024 14: 05
        I envy you very much how you managed to strengthen Russia very quickly since 1991, when you were in a very bad position. Your progress and the restoration of Russia are absolutely fantastic, you are the only country that has achieved this. I know that even Putin has his flaws, but at the moment he is the best politician in the world. It is only thanks to him that there is no Third World War yet.
  25. +1
    26 February 2024 16: 57
    What else can he say, of course now they are tearing out hair in one place that they didn’t finish off. They won't wait!
  26. 0
    26 February 2024 17: 13
    Na té čepici mu chybí hákový kříž!
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    2. +1
      26 February 2024 17: 15
      But he doesn't have a swastika on his cap!
  27. +3
    26 February 2024 17: 34
    The former head of the Polish General Staff, General Raimund Andrzejczak, may now try to “finish off” Russia with his own national armed forces... I think that observing the consequences of “finishing off” Russia for him, his army and Poland in general will not provide such an opportunity, due to the lack Poland physically, as such, on the map of Europe, after attempts to “finish off” Russia... In the meantime, in relation to this gallant general, one can voice the old eastern truth: “The dog barks, but the caravan still moves forward.... "
  28. Alf
    0
    26 February 2024 17: 39
    According to the former head of the Polish General Staff, General Raimund Andrzejczak, the West in 1991 needlessly relaxed and “did not finish off” Russia after the collapse of the USSR.

    Where was Mr. General in 1991? Why didn’t he raise the great and invincible Polish Army and march victoriously to Moscow?
  29. +2
    26 February 2024 17: 48
    We shouldn’t have rushed to liberate Poland from Hitler; it was worth waiting until the Germans transferred all the psheks to fertilizers bully
  30. +1
    26 February 2024 18: 31
    He only has the head to wear this malachai, he has no other abilities.
  31. +1
    26 February 2024 18: 40
    I wonder when the fascists will catch up to Berlin again and what this character will chirp.
  32. IVZ
    +3
    26 February 2024 19: 12
    I hope Russia will never make its eternal mistake again. He will never trust the West in anything, will not relax and will not miss the moment to neutralize even a hypothetical threat if it presents itself. It's not that the West respects force. I don’t care what he respects there, but one must call one’s enemies enemies and act accordingly.
  33. +1
    27 February 2024 04: 33
    globalization continued actively, which worked in the interests of the United States and Western Europe

    Where is Poland in the listed geographical concepts?
  34. 0
    27 February 2024 05: 06
    Thank God for the mistake, because otherwise Poland would have burned in the fire of thermonuclear missiles.
    1. 0
      27 February 2024 11: 18
      In 1991, the People's Republic of Poland was in the Department of Internal Affairs and would have fought on the side of the USSR... it would be bad, but it would have fought...
  35. +1
    27 February 2024 11: 17
    Pan apparently forgot due to dementia that in 1991 our nuclear potential was still in perfect order and if the West had moved, everyone would immediately understand everything and there would be no collapse of the Department of Internal Affairs and especially the USSR...dementia is a bad thing..
  36. 0
    27 February 2024 11: 44
    Back in 1938, Winston Churchill spoke very impartially about Poland and its, as they would say now, political elite: “The heroic character traits of the Polish people should not force us to turn a blind eye to their recklessness and ingratitude.” And further - “The bravest of the brave have too often been led by the foulest of the foul!” Andrzejczak is precisely a typical Polish twit.
  37. +1
    27 February 2024 12: 56
    Until 39, while they kissed Hitler on the gums, they also yapped at the USSR. Poland is tempted to unite with anyone, as long as it is against Russia.
  38. 0
    27 February 2024 14: 22
    It was in vain that the Russian Empire relaxed and did not make Poland a province...
  39. 0
    27 February 2024 14: 35
    In Poland, the bravest of the brave were too often led by the vilest of the vilified. It seems that the lord considers himself one of the bravest, but it seems to me that he is mistaken.
  40. 0
    28 February 2024 18: 25
    It’s a pity there was no invasion of Soviet troops in 1981....
  41. 0
    28 February 2024 20: 12
    It was in vain that the Psheks were not crushed in 44, and they also say that Stalin is a tyrant...
    A real tyrant would force all of Eastern Europe, led by Germany, to restore the economy of the USSR for fifty years and work for the GOOD of the Soviet people!!!