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Journalist Alexei Pushkov: We are witnessing the beginning of the sunset of the USA

“Russia no longer claims the role of a global power No. XXUMX, but it no longer intends to play up to the United States,” says Alexei Pushkov, a well-known TV host and politician
The author's analytical program “PostScript”, which he has been leading on the TVC channel, is 15 (!) Years old. And for the past year and a half, Alexey Pushkov has been doing this, already being the chairman of one of the key committees of the State Duma - on international affairs.

"AIF": - Alexey Konstantinovich, admit: deputy status helps you to make the "Postscript" sharper and more interesting?

A.P .: - Of course, I do not use secret documents in the program. But the circle of communication has certainly expanded, there are more contacts with people who make decisions ... Recently, I visited Baku and met with President Aliyev. And before that there were meetings with the President of Finland, the foreign ministers of a number of states. The fact that I head the Russian delegation to the PACE gives a very accurate sense of the ideological nerve of European politics. When you fish, it is better to keep your hand on the fishing line - you immediately feel the fish.

Who has overvoltage?

AiF: - What, in your opinion, has changed in these countries and the world over these 15 years?

A.P .: - When I started to post “Postscript”, it was the 98 year. This was the end of the Yeltsin era, when the president almost no longer led the country, many issues were solved by people who were not authorized to do so in a narrow circle. And the leitmotif of my program was that I had to leave Yeltsinism. I believed that this system leads to the disintegration of the country, to the weakness of its international positions, to the fact that we are constantly losing ground. Recall, at least, our monstrous position on Yugoslavia: we actually gave the go-ahead to the destruction of this country. Another thing is that we were too weak to resist the West. Since then, much has changed. Although I believe that we did not quite break up with the Yeltsin era: oligarchy, the oil and gas character of our economy is a legacy of that time. But still we live in another country. If we talk about foreign policy, Russia has established itself as one of the poles of the modern world. Yes, we do not claim, as the USSR, the role of global power number 1. But this is correct: such claims always lead to an over-exertion of forces, to what the Americans call "over-expansion", an excessive expansion of obligations. US debt in 16 trillion dollars - above their GDP! - the result of this. They have too many commitments around the world, including the military: most of the funding for NATO comes from the States. And, by the way, Paul Kennedy, a professor at Yale University, proved that it was the overvoltage of forces that caused the fall of all the great powers: Spain, France, Germany ...

I believe that we are witnessing the beginning of the sunset of the United States, which can last several decades. America does not cope with the role of superpower, losing control over global processes. And Russia, on the contrary, is being restored and becomes a point of attraction for very many. We do not want to agree on what we agreed to before. Three times they vetoed attempts to make Syria second Libya. Now the Kremlin has declared that we are ready to consider the question of granting asylum to Edward Snowden (who exposed the top-secret program of the US intelligence). How will this be perceived by Washington? Of course, negative. The man gave out top-secret information, and Russia is ready to shelter him! Ten years ago this was impossible.

"AIF": - You are talking about the overvoltage of US forces. And Russia is not overstrained? Take, for example, plans to re-equip our army with 20 trillion rubles ...

AP: - We have not yet approached the surge. In contrast to the USA and the USSR, we even have practically no military bases anywhere. In recent years, the States have fought 4 wars: Yugoslavia, Iraq (this war alone cost several trillion dollars, and the costs are still there: troops are formally withdrawn, but 50 troops continue to work there under contract), Afghanistan and Libya. During this time, we had only one military conflict - with Georgia. But the Russian leadership did not take over Tbilisi and establish another power in Georgia. Although technically it was not a question: 2 hours - and Tanks in Tbilisi ... We did not follow the path of expanding military-political obligations. We are cooperating with NATO on some programs in Afghanistan - pilot training, transit, but our troops are not there. For 20 years, our peacekeepers have been only in South Ossetia, Abkhazia and Kosovo. And now we are considering the possibility of sending 300 peacekeepers to the Golan Heights. This, again, is not a burden on the budget. I believe that we are very balanced, restrained. Although there is a category of the population - 15-20%, which wants foreign policy to be tougher, so that we are more respected and feared.

Europe is crazy

"AIF": - According to your estimates, how will the conflict develop in Syria?

AP: - A bloody balance has been established in the country: the government of Bashar al-Assad controls 75-80% of the country, the rest is the rebels. There are camps in Jordan where American instructors teach militants. And in Turkey there are CIA officers who are engaged in the distribution armory streams. The militants make raids from these territories, but they are clearly unable to overthrow the regime. Of those who have been critical of the president, many fear militants more than Assad. For all his shortcomings, the main religious and ethnic communities of Syria lived in peace with him - Shiites, Sunnis, Christians, Druze, Kurds ... And the people who are trying to seize Damascus carry the ideology of radical Islam. They have a slogan: "Shiites - to the cemetery, Christians - to Beirut!" And there are 2 million Christians in Syria ...

AiF: - You mentioned the “nerve” of European politics. There is a feeling that this nerve is now bruised somewhere below the belt. The euro crisis has faded into the background, but everyone is discussing the legalization of same-sex marriages ...

AP: - In France, 200, thousands of people who want to live in same-sex marriages, have imposed their agenda on the whole nation, splitting society. Now in the UK, in Germany, such marriages will also be recognized. And it worries me that soon these innovations can be declared of common European value, which Europe is ready to implant with the confidence of the Crusaders ... In Azerbaijan, for example, they say that such a path is unthinkable for them. But Azerbaijan (like Russia, by the way) is a member of the Council of Europe. And who said that in the Council of Europe they will not say once: we cannot discriminate against sexual minorities in any European country! I am afraid that politicians themselves do not really understand where their people will lead with such a one-sided “same-sex” policy ...
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    BARKAS 27 June 2013 16: 11 New
    I believe that we are witnessing the beginning of the sunset of the United States, which can last several decades.

    It’s a pity that not everyone will survive seeing this bright future with a clear and peaceful sky above your head!
    1. il grand casino
      il grand casino 27 June 2013 18: 06 New
      Quote: BARKAS
      I believe that we are witnessing the beginning of the sunset of the United States, which can last several decades.

      It’s a pity that not everyone will survive seeing this bright future with a clear and peaceful sky above your head!

      Hope it will be clean and peaceful. But people are such ... people ... that they cannot live in peace anyway. The United States will not be someone else. Let not immediately, but a "holy" place is never empty. We will see.
      P.S. But the United States may slam the door before leaving ...
      1. Alexander-Tomsk
        Alexander-Tomsk 27 June 2013 18: 20 New
        That is the trick of the multipolar world, the idea of ​​which ours are promoting so strongly, in every part of the world there is its own "master", one global gendarme does not exist.
        Although of course the story develops in a spiral and sooner or later it will arise. But while we see its gradual disappearance. IMHO. wink
        1. kobussubok
          kobussubok 27 June 2013 19: 31 New
          I completely agree with you! ... But stop writing "IMHO" (from English - "in my humble opinion" - for those who do not know.) You can write in RUSSIAN ?!
          1. Rats
            Rats 27 June 2013 21: 22 New
            Well, and on the Great and Mighty it can be deciphered as "I have an opinion, you can dispute the hell." Problem? )))
            1. Aljavad
              Aljavad 28 June 2013 01: 34 New
              BRAVO! and +! Truly - Great and Mighty!
      2. fisherman
        fisherman 27 June 2013 20: 13 New
        Let not immediately, but "holy" place is never empty

        yeah, this is true for the whole human civilization

        imposed their agenda on the whole nation, splitting society.

        the usual tactics of the Bolsheviks, an aggressive minority
      3. Nitup
        Nitup 28 June 2013 11: 11 New

    2. Ruslan67
      Ruslan67 27 June 2013 18: 08 New
      Quote: BARKAS
      O bright future with a clear and peaceful sky above your head!

      No matter how you had to disperse the soot above your head, such empires do not roll peacefully
      1. Ulysses
        Ulysses 28 June 2013 09: 43 New
        "Better horrible end (s) than endless horror."
        A.G. Lukashenko.
    3. Lord of the Sith
      Lord of the Sith 27 June 2013 19: 34 New
      "Postscript" with Alexei Pushkov (22.06.2013/XNUMX/XNUMX)

    4. Very old
      Very old 27 June 2013 20: 57 New
      In-in. It’s far to death, but there’ll still be BROWNs around the world
      1. Grenz
        Grenz 27 June 2013 21: 48 New
        Very old
        In-in. It’s far to death, but there’ll still be BROWNs around the world
        Is it only around the world. And we have China nearby.
        In my opinion, one should not rush to the weakening of America. America is far away and will not let us bleed - the consequences are too great.
        But who will not look at the consequences, it is a multi-billion dollar China - with a weak America, it is he who will lay claim to world domination - and this is precisely what he can arrange a blood bath for us.
        The current silent intervention of China in the Far East can be easily transformed into an armed one with a weak America.
        And how much they know how to let blood know in my own skin.
        For all their "HOLYOSE TOUR" today, their great-power aspirations have not changed!
        1. sad1940
          sad1940 28 June 2013 00: 48 New
          Quote: grenz
          For all their "HOLYOSE TOUR" today, their great-power aspirations have not changed!

          I absolutely agree - if we have to fight, then not with the Yankees, spoiled by civilization, but with Chinese fans who will trample like cockroaches, despite the losses. They need free land and they have it at their side. And against this background, the frantic sale by our leadership of the most advanced military equipment to the Chinese, which is not even in our own armed forces, raises a lot of questions. Is this a poor mind or something worse?
          1. Alone
            Alone 28 June 2013 09: 35 New
            Recently, the site entered into a polemic about the sale of the latest weapons to China, they answered me - this is the same market, people should think about profit! And in my opinion, only people who don’t see themselves and can think of profit his family living in our country.
          2. Ulan
            Ulan 28 June 2013 17: 14 New
            There are always threats. and from China. Only they have close by not only our Far East but also the vast and empty territory of Mongolia, Kazakhstan is even larger. Yes, and the northern territories themselves are empty.
            They do not need territory and resources.
            I think the Chinese are pragmatic and well aware that they will receive resources about us without war, with unpredictable consequences. Besides the strategic nuclear forces there are also tactical Y.O. which will quickly nullify any numerical advantage.
            In addition, the territory of China is very vulnerable. It is enough to blow up the dams on the Yangtze and Yellow River and half of China will cease to exist.
            The Chinese are well aware of this and therefore limit their ambitions themselves.
            But prosperity is also not worth it. You always need to be ready and count all the options and get ready for the worst-case scenario.
    5. Suhov
      Suhov 27 June 2013 21: 01 New
      Quote: BARKAS
      bright future with a clear and peaceful sky above your head

      There will never be a bright future with a clear and peaceful sky above your head!
      Unless after the third world.
      And even then, not immediately, but only when the dust settles and the radiation level drops to an acceptable level.
      The USA’s place will not be empty, someone will take it anyway and hostility will continue:
      there are many, only a few, under such conditions it is impossible to divide fairly.
    6. KazaK Bo
      KazaK Bo 27 June 2013 21: 49 New
      Quote: BARKAS
      It’s a pity that not everyone will survive seeing this bright future with a clear and peaceful sky above your head!

      Of course it's a pity, oh, better let it rot and roll slowly ... it will be cheaper for us ... Yes, yes! CHEAPER! If the "horsemen" start to roll quickly, then the entire financial system of the world will collapse together with the United States ... which is based on the "forever green ruble"! For example, in China, these dollars are not measured! The second Chinese wall can be built. And in order to strengthen their economy, they need to get rid of the US currency ... they want it, but they cannot ... they will quickly start returning dollars back to the United States, immediately it will depreciate, and after it the financial systems of the world will also fall. What then will be in the sludge - China has mountains of their consumer goods, but they will not be able to sell them anywhere, since the world's finances have turned to dust ... Similarly, we will sit on gas, oil, but there will be no currency. So let them roll on quietly. The world will be quieter.
      1. Ulan
        Ulan 28 June 2013 17: 20 New
        Right. Few people know, but Putin also said that he gave the order to reduce the share of the dollar in gold reserves at the end of his second presidential term.
        At one of the BRICS summits, it was decided to trade between the two countries in national currencies. Moreover, the two strongest Asia-Pacific economies Japan and China also signed an agreement on the transition to settlements in national currencies. the weakening and getting rid of the dollar goes gradually. Otherwise, if it collapses at once, it can bury the entire world financial system and it will not seem to us much either.
        You are absolutely right, let them rot out gradually.
    7. Mairos
      Mairos 28 June 2013 11: 21 New
      I'm afraid that by then all of China will strain much more than the United States - for sure we are. We’ll have to build a network of fortified districts in Transbaikalia and the Far East
    8. Jurkovs
      Jurkovs 28 June 2013 18: 12 New
      ... and a Chinese monkey descended into the valley.
  2. valokordin
    valokordin 27 June 2013 18: 04 New
    I do not like Pushkov, or rather I began to treat him with suspicion after he became a deputy from EP. Although the transmission he makes interesting.
    1. KazaK Bo
      KazaK Bo 27 June 2013 21: 55 New
      Quote: valokordin
      became suspicious of him after he became a deputy from EP

      ... these changes are not the only one you noticed! Before he became a deputy, his programs were really "highlights" in the gray stream of our TV programs. And now they have become as dry as all TV ... without sharpness, cautious in their assessments, and what can I say ... sometimes just empty ...
  3. krez-74
    krez-74 27 June 2013 18: 09 New
    And we don’t need to get puffed up and build a global superpower out of us! Let others try ... But here is the USA, good riddance!
  4. 128mgb
    128mgb 27 June 2013 18: 13 New
    Pushkov always says a little more than you can for a given time. Great lead and great gear.
  5. Grigorich 1962
    Grigorich 1962 27 June 2013 18: 29 New
    In TV shows, he digs deeper .... a short interview ... some kind of piece was ripped out and they gave us a bite. I’m sure that if Pushkov weren’t attached to EP, he would have cut the truth more often and analytics would have presented serious ...... and so ... smearing current on the glass .... let him take Ivashov example.
    1. Aljavad
      Aljavad 28 June 2013 01: 41 New
      Cutting the uterus - you don’t need a lot of mind ... But to say THEN and THEN is art. Yes, and say RESPONSIBILITY for your words.
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  7. bubla5
    bubla5 27 June 2013 18: 33 New
    And our country needs help to throw this country of the United States into the history anal
    1. il grand casino
      il grand casino 27 June 2013 21: 01 New
      Better let them do it ... well, or with the help of China, for example. And we better stand aside - see ... why waste our resources? While they are puffing, we better develop.
      1. Aljavad
        Aljavad 28 June 2013 01: 44 New
        What did Great Mao say there? "While the two tigers are fighting, the wise monkey king sits on the hill and laughs." He said this about the Cold War and was right. It's time to switch roles. And have the last laugh.
  8. Dimanrus86
    Dimanrus86 27 June 2013 18: 33 New
    Who is for the speedy destruction or collapse of the United States, thumbs up))), but for the company I propose to hit Satan with rockets in England, let them get warm !!!
    1. Russ69
      Russ69 27 June 2013 18: 41 New
      Quote: Dimanrus86
      Who is for the speedy destruction or collapse of the United States, thumbs up))), but for the company I propose to hit Satan with rockets in England, let them get warm !!!

      Without the United States, Britain would not be anything special.
    2. hrych
      hrych 27 June 2013 19: 00 New
      Here, and where does a simple English worker or a Scottish farmer who exclusively fry when it is necessary to soak all the members of one filthy family, which a dozen professional killers can handle. First of all, to bang two heirs and an unborn geek whom Kate Middleton is carrying.

      It is noteworthy that the tsar with emeralds, which belonged to the Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna (aunt of Emperor Nicholas II) and was taken from Russia to the revolution, adorns the royal head in this old photo. Likes scum to wear stolen goods.
      1. Dimanrus86
        Dimanrus86 27 June 2013 19: 35 New
        Yes, the family is extremely scum, well they fucked Russia well at the time, and even now they seem to continue (
      2. Furnace driver
        Furnace driver 27 June 2013 19: 42 New
        eyes are clearly unkind looking at the world
      3. 31-RUS
        31-RUS 27 June 2013 22: 29 New
        So then she is scum.
      4. Leisure
        Leisure 28 June 2013 00: 13 New
        Thief, if everything that is stuffed with itself gets pulled on, then it will crush it and it will not be visible in the picture.
      5. Aljavad
        Aljavad 28 June 2013 01: 47 New
        Not stolen, but family. She and the Romanovs are close relatives.
        1. hrych
          hrych 29 June 2013 08: 42 New
          The involvement of British intelligence and Freemasonry, where everything confines in the Coburg dynasty to the overthrow of the Romanov dynasty and indirect involvement in the ritual murder of the august family and other grand dukes, is currently in no doubt. In this photo, the old woman in the mantle and regalia of the thistle order, which dates back to Freemasonry of the Scottish persuasion - the pioneer of all Freemasonry, after the pogrom of the Templars became the successor of world sadism. This individual was also related to the Kaiser and the Austro-Hungarian throne and the Frankish kings mixed with bad Napoleonic blood, but this did not prevent them from participating in their overthrow. The above information can prove with absolute certainty the axiom that the old woman is a thief.
      6. sscha
        sscha 28 June 2013 09: 25 New
        I agree! But this is not a reason to be likened to the Americans and the hedgehog with them!
        And it is not the elderly grandmother who should be "brought down", but the true "arbiters" of destinies, slowly eroding the soil under their well-being, including financial! hi
        Something like this!!! hi
        1. hrych
          hrych 29 June 2013 09: 05 New
          A colleague, this family and the clique behind it, have achieved their power exclusively by political assassinations. An example is the murder of a German lobbyist in the tsarist entourage of Rasputin, the murder of the Archduke in Sarajevo, the murder of Stolypin, etc., which led to a carefully forgiven chain of events, to play off the Austro-Hungarian, German, Ottoman and Russian empires, which destroyed each other, and someone still remained sitting on a golden throne with a crown crowned with Kohinoor, a stone stolen from an Indian rajah. The elimination of Princess Diana, who overshadowed the old woman and her homosexual son (the main reason for the divorce, which coincided with the publication of the butler's book where he revealed the essence of Charles and the cover operation in the form of Camilla Parker Bowl), is all in the spirit of this family. Even the elimination of Baba, who was "disappointed" in the queen and repented to Russia, the elimination of Hess, on the eve of liberation, etc. The elimination of only three people and one abortion (the old woman, I hope, will soon go to her horned master herself), will forever shake this Caudle and the world will become cleaner. Even Wahhabism will come to naught.
    3. il grand casino
      il grand casino 27 June 2013 21: 04 New
      Quote: Dimanrus86
      Who is for the speedy destruction or collapse of the United States, thumbs up))), but for the company I propose to hit Satan with rockets in England, let them get warm !!!

      And where would you like the return missiles to fly in Russia. Can you list the places you can lay out? Who is not sorry? Do you want blood?
      Let them bend there themselves ... quietly.
    4. Mikado
      Mikado 27 June 2013 22: 42 New
      from the collapse of the United States nothing good will come, it will be about the same as with the collapse of the USSR, a bunch of local wars on the territory of the former USA, crazy dictators destroying the people in batches, hordes of military "professionals" who, upon completion of everything, will rush to no one knows where. Well, the most terrible concern is the stock of nuclear, bacterological, chemical and other weapons of mass destruction, in whose hands it will end up and where will it go. Weakening the United States would be good, but falling apart is very dangerous
    5. Aljavad
      Aljavad 28 June 2013 01: 45 New
      there will be a lot of soot. And it will convey to us.
  9. andrei332809
    andrei332809 27 June 2013 18: 36 New
    long bastard rolls up. although, perhaps, this is for the best - without tantrums, explosions, slowly gurgles with his own kaku. but the hope is weak. amers, like true cowards, alone will not want to sink
  10. sigizmund472
    sigizmund472 27 June 2013 18: 37 New
    Quote: BARKAS
    I believe that we are witnessing the beginning of the sunset of the United States, which can last several decades.

    "It's a pity to live in this wonderful time ...", but I would like to see laughing
  11. Tatarus
    Tatarus 27 June 2013 18: 44 New
    And now about the future ... Those who are right are talking about a not weak echo of the fall of the USA. Many will become deaf and even go blind.
    Those who speak of the rise of Russia are right. We are not the power pole. Sooner or later, all who think will come to us.
    Those who say that China is an important issue for the world are right. China is not a civilization. It seems that this is generally another humanity.
    Right are those who say that the fight against gays can develop into an active war. Gays are not people. In reality, the world is captured by mutants (they have some difference with the chromosomes).
    Those who say that gays will not succeed are right. There are more of us. The war has already begun. "Kill the gay, save your son, save your grandson."
    And everyone who says that war is coming is right. No way without war. The disease of Mankind is neglected, only global surgery.
    1. dark_65
      dark_65 27 June 2013 20: 33 New
      "Kill the gay, save your son, save your grandson."
      Too everything is simple and unambiguous .. the world is not black and white.
      According to the study of Dr. Kinsey, their (pid..sov and lesbians) in the world is only 1,5-2% of the total population, the rest is the result of propaganda, so it must be strangled, and those who carry out it consciously, and strangled by fact, and body physics.
  12. bomg.77
    bomg.77 27 June 2013 18: 44 New
    I always respected Alexey Pushkov for his balanced and interesting comments on world events. There are more such people in the Duma. Regarding the article, not so much America is dying there as the whole Western civilization with their capitalism and attempts to solve global problems without taking into account the opinions of 6 billions of people.
  13. sergey261180
    sergey261180 27 June 2013 18: 45 New
    We are witnessing the beginning of sunset in the USA
    How long can this prayer be repeated? I still remember Leontiev in 1999 foreshadowing the collapse of the dollar: "But hello. Two months later, the dollar is crushed. But goodbye!" Well, where is the collapse ?! Here, America has more debt than GDP. Well, try to take this debt! So they gave it to you, HA-HA! This is a bandit state and a crook. They will print green pieces of paper, and if you don’t give them raw materials and goods in exchange, you will get a club in the head. And this system works great. How many times has America been fucked in the last 100 years, and how many have we? That's the same.
    1. Aljavad
      Aljavad 28 June 2013 01: 56 New
      The system works because greens are provided with the product of ALL the planet. Able, bastards, to impose on the world at the time of the post-war devastation, and now, if you do not twist, their collapse is a general hemorrhage.
  14. Russ69
    Russ69 27 June 2013 18: 45 New
    The request to expedite the process of the collapse of the United States. It is painful to look at a hotz. smile
  15. ramsi
    ramsi 27 June 2013 18: 52 New
    if there is no way to defeat the United States in a hot war (and only such a victory can become a revenge for defeat in the cold), then there should be a tough confrontation, practically, on all issues. This is about self-esteem.
    1. Very old
      Very old 27 June 2013 22: 14 New
      I do not suffer from revanchism; I have no love for the United States. But just what is “tough confrontation on all issues”? There is a lot to learn from the Americans, too, since I never piled Vanderbilts, Rockefellers and Iowa farmers. And self-respect - let someone try to take it away. Igor, in the states both you and me are not all enemies. In the former "brotherhood" there are no less of them.
      1. VDV 80-82
        VDV 80-82 28 June 2013 15: 25 New
        for each Vanderbilt we have our own VanderBOLT fellow
    2. Aljavad
      Aljavad 28 June 2013 02: 01 New
      It was already in that very cold one. This is counterproductive. Everyone knows the result. "Hard" - in politics often = "stupid". Politics requires flexibility. Especially in disputes with "heavyweights". (I DO NOT call for compromise!)
      1. ramsi
        ramsi 28 June 2013 09: 06 New
        tough confrontation - this means that if they promised to deliver the s-300 to Syria and Iran, then they need to deliver; if the Magnitsky law was adopted there, and Obama signed it, then formally "and the ban on entry into Russia should apply to all signatories; if General Kalugin fled, and the United States granted him political asylum, then it would be worth taking care of its elimination, ignoring the decision and guarantees of the United States ; if the United States does not consider it necessary to adhere to the ABM Treaty, then we should not adhere to the agreements that are inconvenient for us ...
        And note, always leading "the second violin" in such games, there is a full moral right to make the response even more harsh than that of the opponent.
  16. Vorchun
    Vorchun 27 June 2013 18: 59 New
    "... I believe that we are witnessing the beginning of the decline of the United States, ..." - "decaying capitalism" - I have been listening to this since childhood (since the 60s).
    1. Ulan
      Ulan 28 June 2013 17: 27 New
      I, too, from now on. And he rotted. Yes, only we ourselves helped him survive. First, the revisionist-Trotskyist Khrushchev who led the country out of the way that Stalin set it up. Then Gorbi helped break up the USSR and thereby pour new enormous resources into the West and, first of all, America. Well, the constant wars with which America constantly resolves its crises. Starting from the First World War to the present.
  17. mosgeo1
    mosgeo1 27 June 2013 19: 03 New
    The US will not decline, in the foreseeable future for sure! The guys are great - firstly, they nestled geographically very favorably, secondly, a hard-working and intellectually savvy international, thirdly, they have already gone through almost all the stupidity, on the example of Communism, on the bitter experience of Our State (USSR). Are they rapidly turning blue? This is the main sign of the decay of the state. Gave the world AIDS and other misfortunes of "democracy" - get a boomerang over the tinsel!
    1. Kushadasov
      Kushadasov 28 June 2013 10: 00 New
      intellectually savvy

      that's for sure, no doubt laughing Can we still quote it?
  18. sashka
    sashka 27 June 2013 19: 04 New
    Mdya.Zakat can last for several decades. An interesting "forecast" for the deputy and TV presenter. Long-term. Not even funny.
    1. Aljavad
      Aljavad 28 June 2013 02: 06 New
      He only confirmed what many intelligent people have been talking about for a long time. And the term is quite adequate to the historical process. It would be funny to hear "tomorrow" or "by Christmas".
  19. vitas
    vitas 27 June 2013 19: 07 New
    I think if everything goes well, then I will see the collapse of the United Statestongue, I wish you to live to see this happy day for the whole world !!!!
  20. Suhov
    Suhov 27 June 2013 19: 16 New
    Now we need to move away from the "weather vane".
    Changing wind direction can cause injury!
  21. Bokdan1700
    Bokdan1700 27 June 2013 19: 44 New
    The death of the enemy is good! But we are of little use, if we took the place of a leader! But we ourselves are in shit, we’re blogging thanks to our modernizers. The United States will take China and I think that the latter will be worse for us than the former.
    1. Aljavad
      Aljavad 28 June 2013 02: 09 New
      We've been there for a quarter of a century, don't put everything on one (well, two) heads. The "big game" is a tricky thing. And very slow. And to take the place of the leader does not always mean Winning.
  22. darksoul
    darksoul 27 June 2013 19: 57 New
    But Russia, on the contrary, is recovering and becoming a point of attraction for very many

    It would be nice if so, but we don’t have to look to the west, so much can and should be done at home. Do not look back on them to develop their country ... take an example from the Chinese ... I hope when they get around the United States they will not be arrogant and we will not succeed in the world gigimon No. 2 only at hand and in a much larger number
  23. Smersh
    Smersh 27 June 2013 19: 58 New
    Now you just have to wait and enjoy this sunset ... I'm sure it will be beautiful
  24. spirit
    spirit 27 June 2013 20: 06 New
    empires with the most powerful army

    just do not roll back !!!!!
    1. maxcor1974
      maxcor1974 27 June 2013 20: 41 New
      Objection: The Roman Empire, despite a powerful army, fell under the blows of organized barbarians who did not have military equipment equal to the Roman.
      So the states may fall under the blows of crowds of Muslims whom they themselves armed, and they will be beaten on their own territory. Here you can’t miss the nuclear bomb.
    2. Aljavad
      Aljavad 28 June 2013 02: 11 New
      In 1991, the most powerful was with us.
  25. Turner
    Turner 27 June 2013 20: 20 New
    This is my old dream
  26. maxcor1974
    maxcor1974 27 June 2013 20: 27 New
    Today on the news showed an interview with Obama in which he said that the states will not intercept the plane with Snowden and will not spoil relations because of him with China and Russia.
    The Silenks are no longer the ones to blame against our countries at the same time. As they say in medicine:
    with overvoltage, a hernia or hemorrhoids comes out, and with these diseases, loads are limited ... wink
    1. Aljavad
      Aljavad 28 June 2013 02: 13 New
      By the way, Snowden is an analogue of Soviet dissidents. Also a sign of internal degradation and erosion. And he is not alone.
  27. dark_65
    dark_65 27 June 2013 20: 36 New
    I'm afraid politicians themselves do not really understand where they will lead their peoples with such a one-sided “same-sex” politics ...
    If the politicians of their orientation, then they just clearly know where it will lead, in Jo..pu.
    Where actually aspire. laughing
  28. Very old
    Very old 27 June 2013 20: 53 New
    A. Pushkov: ... we must leave Yeltsinism.
    Yeltsin has been gone for a long time. CYNISM lives and thrives, has deeply rooted its roots, the disease has become old, metastases have spread throughout the body of the Russian statehood. Are you talking about the USA? At first, I would have rolled the CYNISM deeply and "ordered to fill it with cement, so as not to rip" And the US will bend like that, the are deep.
    1. Aljavad
      Aljavad 28 June 2013 02: 15 New
      People are easily corrupted and spoiled. The reverse process is always many times harder and longer.
  29. Skifo
    Skifo 27 June 2013 21: 00 New
    In general, in the article everything is basically logical and in solidarity in many aspects with the author, but in fact the bastards will get out ...
  30. DPN
    DPN 27 June 2013 21: 16 New
    Something has not yet been observed, no one is refusing the dollar, in our country it is growing stronger. In other countries, he walks freely. A printing press from them (USA) Russians buy these greens, you can’t go on vacation without them. So Pushkov hangs noodles on his ears. I think the sunset of the United States, the current generation of Russians will not SEE!
    I myself certainly do not respect the United States very much, but they helped to destroy the USSR !!!.
  31. Renat
    Renat 27 June 2013 21: 23 New
    Something dragged on at the beginning of the end of the United States. Can help them somehow? The poor fellows have long been tormented.
  32. individual
    individual 27 June 2013 21: 32 New
    The US national debt for the first time exceeded $ 16 trillion. ... In the USA and in the world, everyone perfectly understands that the US debt is irrevocable money. And how much money will not return - $ 15-20-30 trillion - is not so important.
    The Statue of Liberty seems a little nervous, seeing that US debt exceeds 20 percent of global GDP.
    Analysts in this regard recalled that the "ceiling" of the US national debt at the moment is $ 16,394 trillion, and the new president of the country will have to raise it. In the past year, difficult negotiations between Democrats and Republicans over this issue nearly led the government to default.
  33. a
    a 27 June 2013 21: 43 New
    Journalist Pushkov retrained as diviners ??? The fact that things are not going well in America is not scary. This does not mean that it will "roll." For all their decline, they live much better than us and their production is much better than ours. For now anyway
  34. Igarr
    Igarr 27 June 2013 22: 09 New
    I did not expect such a thing from a deputy of the State Duma of the RF State Duma.
    Wanga’s laurels keep him awake?
    What are these forecasts for?
    Sunset, rollback, rollback ...
    In December 2012, the lease of the Fed's printing press ended. More precisely, licenses for the issue of pieces of paper with "drawings of dead presidents."
    We made calculations in a rush here - what will happen to the world? With the States ?? With Russia ??? With banks ???? With us precious ????????
    Absolutely - NOTHING.
    Nothing happened. And even this topic was somehow casually, inadvertently - pushed somewhere into the far corner.
    It has been half a year 2013.
    Our unfinished prime minister, together with his accomplices, is starting another wave of "privatization". 2 trillion want to get. 2000 "watermelons".
    Does anyone believe that this will benefit Russia?
    They announced that they would introduce an "economic amnesty". It is clear to the last phenylketonurik in Russia that this crap won't work, that there is no point. No ... the movements continue. Now someone thread in the State Duma .. for the initiative will receive a grant. Or GRANTS ....
    Dollar - jumped. Euro - jumped.
    Our bankers are shouting to the whole world - "Right now we will start buying dollars .. uncontrollably !!!"
    So maybe privatization is intended to support America at least a bit.
    Does such a government want to raise Russia?
    As for me - so they are driving her hard into another round of terrible showdowns and instability.
    And on the streets - a poorly managed mass of a different mentality. Hungry, embittered, warmed up.
    And here we are poured balm on the soul, lips smeared with honey - Wait, guys, right now the USA will fall apart. We’ll heal, everything is turning to us.
    Shame !!!!
    We - fall apart - first. With such a government.
  35. 65FSVSF65
    65FSVSF65 27 June 2013 22: 15 New
    Before the minke whales roll, they plow a global butch called World War III. This is a hundred pounds. This brotherhood will not dry out alone. And how would you like this bunch of emigrants to die quietly and peacefully ...
  36. PValery53
    PValery53 27 June 2013 22: 54 New
    It is in the power of our country not to contribute to the parasitism of the United States on the economy of the whole world, that is, to abandon the use of the US dollar in economic calculations, to gradually displace it. So that America “where it sits, it gets off there” ... A. Pushkov, probably, is completely “for”.
  37. runway
    runway 28 June 2013 00: 20 New
    "The Kremlin has now said that we are ready to consider granting asylum to Edward Snowden (who exposed the top secret US intelligence program)."
    All ears have already buzzed about this program. What, they didn’t know that the special services were listening and collecting information about the persons they were interested in? And we, by the way, also ....
    "2 hours - and tanks in Tbilisi" ...
    And he knows everything, and visited everywhere, and tried everything ... The State Duma deputy in one word with a capital letter. You only believe, and you will be happy smile
  38. minimum
    minimum 28 June 2013 00: 51 New
    The sunset of the United States, the dollar will soon collapse, they will soon fall apart - this is really fed since the USSR, while they themselves managed to fall apart. The United States does not have a territory where a guerrilla war is going on, unlike us, talking about the collapse, having crazy problems in its south - is it not strange? And why do our patriotic officials take their children, loot and buy property there?)) It will fall apart soon) In general, simpletons are fed noodles with not the first freshness, but simpletons are happy.
  39. Logician
    Logician 28 June 2013 02: 28 New
    The main plus of the United States in this matter is that we have someone to build on ... and away !!!)))
  40. Opera
    Opera 28 June 2013 09: 21 New
    Crusaders - homosexuals, the new European blockbuster doomed to victory and awards at all kinds of film festivals!
    SPIRITofFREEDOM 28 June 2013 09: 38 New
    Death to the American Occupants !!!
  42. pensioner
    pensioner 28 June 2013 09: 49 New
    Quote: BARKAS
    It’s a pity that not everyone will survive seeing this bright future with a clear and peaceful sky above your head!

    Yes. Sorry...
  43. alan_07
    alan_07 28 June 2013 10: 20 New
    Wherever you look pederasts discuss what the world is going to, horror !!!
    The child should say MOM, not DADS !!! Krasava Putin and Lukashenko, with homosexuality, sharply resolved the question, this is where the revival and greatness of the nation of the country should be expected. If Berlusconi would have slept with a boy and not with a girl, then there would probably not have been a criminal case laughing
    1. Apologet insane
      Apologet insane 28 June 2013 11: 03 New
      Grandmother and mother

      Centuries-old traditions, you can’t get away from them =)
  44. Apologet insane
    Apologet insane 28 June 2013 11: 01 New
    Before the war, my great-grandmother read about the decline of the United States in the Pravda newspaper. And I’m reading. The continuity of generations.
    1. Alwizard
      Alwizard 28 June 2013 12: 10 New
      And our grandchildren will read that it’s about, and this damned capitalism will decay.
  45. pa_nik
    pa_nik 28 June 2013 12: 37 New
    and I was there, honey, drank beer ... (C) laughing

    Would not make laugh ... fool They will "bend" and will hand over their weapons to more successful nations. good Straight fairytale with a happy ending yes
  46. Black
    Black 28 June 2013 13: 23 New
    "crumbling" America, which has bewildered the West, bloody Erdogan ...
    BLAH BLAH BLAH!!!!!! Rave!!!
    In my opinion, all these songs are pure propaganda and the desire of our careless and greedy authorities to distract us from the processes in our country.
  47. Opera
    Opera 28 June 2013 14: 40 New
    Quote: Chen
    "crumbling" America, who has bewildered the West, bloody Erdogan ... BLA_BLA_BLA !!!!!! In my opinion, all these songs are pure propaganda and the desire of our careless and greedy authorities to distract us from the processes in our country.

    Aha and don't say! They distract and distract from the processes ... Either by Yugoslavia, now by Egypt, now by Iraq, now by Libya, now by Syria, now by all sorts of crises and defaults. Either Georgia decides to shoot a little, or the bandit underground is financed in the North Caucasus, maliciously distracting us from the processes! And when we completely hesitate to be distracted, our "negligent power" will become agitated and call the Estonians, and the Japanese - make some noise there with territorial claims, what a distraction!
    In general, "... their dogs bark, they say ruins!" Of course, there are few real violent ones, yes!