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18 signs that Russia is rapidly catching up the US

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18 signs that Russia is rapidly catching up the USThe Russian Bear is now stronger and more powerful than he has ever been before. Unfortunately, most Americans do not realize it. They still regard Russia as the “former superpower”, which has lost its power with the end of the Cold War. Yes, by the end of the Cold War, Russia was not in the best shape. (The author of the article had a chance to go there in the early nineties), and at that time Russia was an area of ​​economic disaster. The Russian currency was so devalued that the author joked that if he exchanged 20 dollars, he could buy the Kremlin. However, since then, Russia has been reborn. Since Vladimir Putin became president of the country, the Russian economy has begun to grow rapidly. Today, Russia is an economic giant that has at its disposal an abundance of natural resources. Their GDP debt is extremely small; moreover, every year the country comes to trade surpluses, and the Russian armed forces occupy the second place in terms of power throughout the world. Everyone who currently underestimates Russia is making a big mistake. Russian Bear is back, and today he is a more formidable opponent than he was in any of the stages of the Cold War.


Take a look at the proposed statistics. Below are 18 signs that Russia is catching up with the US ...

No. 1 Russia produces more oil than anyone else on this planet. The United States ranks third.

№ 2 Russia is in second place for the export of oil in the world. The United States is forced to import more oil than anyone else.

No. 3 In the largest quantities on the entire planet, natural gas is extracted by Russia. The United States in second place.

№ 4 Today, Russia supplies 34 to Europe with a percentage of the total natural gas required by the country.

No. 5 US debt is 101 percent of GDP. Russian debt - about 8 percent of GDP.

No. 6 Last year, the US trade deficit was estimated at more than half a trillion dollars. Russia consistently receives a large trade surplus.

No. 7 The US unemployment rate is 7,4 percent. The unemployment rate in Russia - 5,4 percent.

№8 Since Vladimir Putin first became the president of Russia, the country's economy has grown very quickly. Shown below are taken from Wikipedia.

Under the leadership of Vladimir Putin, the gross domestic product (GDP) doubled, rising from 22-th place to 11-th largest in the world. Economy gains began to be an average of 7 percent per year (1999: 6,5 percent, 2000: 10 percent, 2001: 5,7 percent, 2002: 4,9 percent, 2003: 7,3 percent, 2004: 7,2 percent, 2005: 6,4 percent, 2006: 8,2 percent , 2007: 8,5 percent, 2008: 5,2 percent), making Russia a country with the sixth most developed economy in the world in terms of GDP. In 2007, Russia's GDP exceeded the corresponding figures of 1990 of the year, which meant overcoming the devastating effects of the nineties recession.

During the eight years of Putin's rule, industry has grown by 75 percent, investment has increased by 125 percent, and levels of agricultural production and construction have increased. Cash incomes more than doubled, and the average salary increased eightfold, from 80 to 640 dollars. Between 2000 and 2006, consumer loans increased 45 times, and in the same time period, the middle class grew from 8 to 55 million, which is a sevenfold increase. The number of people living below the poverty line has decreased from 30 percent in 2000 to 14 percent in 2008.

№9 According to the American news site Bloomberg, over the past decade, Russia has added metric tons of gold to its 570 reserves. As for the US, there is no one who knows exactly how much gold is actually left in the Federal Reserve.

No. 10 Moscow is the second most expensive city in the world. Meanwhile, the United States is the most unfriendly city in the world (Newark, NJ).

Number 11 More billionaires live in Moscow than in any other city on earth.

No. 12 The Moscow Metro completely surpasses the metro systems of Washington and New York.

No. 13 The US Army is the strongest on the planet. But the Russian army is in second place.

No. 14 Russia introduced a new “almost silent” nuclear submarine, which is much quieter than anything that the US has ever developed ...

The submarine of the Borey project, named Vladimir Monomakh, is equipped with a new generation nuclear reactor and can sink to a depth of more than 1200 feet, as well as transport up to twenty nuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs).

Each of these ICBMs, called the Mace, can place in itself ten removable separable warheads, called in Russia “missiles returning to the dense layers of the atmosphere”, each of which is capable of transporting hypersonic nuclear units of individual guidance weighing up to 150 kilotons.

№ 15 While Barack Obama is neutralizing the US strategic nuclear arsenal, Vladimir Putin is working hard on modernizing Russia's nuclear forces.

No. 16 In the second half of 2013, 200 military exercises will be held in the Russian missile forces.

No. 17 As Prime Minister of Russia, Vladimir Putin was mentioned in press headlines around the world when he climbed into the cockpit of the “fifth generation” Russian fighter and said that this fighter is far superior to the F-22 Raptor.

No. 18 According to the latest estimates, there are more Russian spies in the United States now than during the Cold War.

From the author: Unfortunately, whenever I write an article about Russia, I later learn that most people do not understand its meaning. They make comments like “The cold war is already over” or “Russia is our friend”, which shows a complete lack of understanding of the current geopolitical situation.

Russia is continuously strengthening relations with China, and together these two countries pose the number one threat to the United States.

Someday, it will become quite clear to the American people. It remains to hope that by the time of this awareness it will not be too late.
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  1. smel
    smel 30 August 2013 06: 43 New
    50
    It is pleasant that the enemies understand the current situation of my country in this way. But we also know that we still have work to do.
    1. Refund_SSSR
      Refund_SSSR 30 August 2013 07: 14 New
      73
      One maaaalnky nuance:
      The number one enemy for the United States is the United States itself and its foreign policy.
      And Russia is a "potential partner" for the USA repeat "We are white and fluffy", "Smile and wave .. wave and smile" (C) winked we are not enemies wink
      1. svp67
        svp67 30 August 2013 08: 10 New
        15
        Funny ... That's just the size of our economies are not yet comparable ... so that work and work ...
        1. abrakadabre
          abrakadabre 30 August 2013 09: 06 New
          +8
          Funny ... That's just the size of our economies are not yet comparable ... so that work and work ...
          It depends on how to count ... how to count. The methods for such calculations are different.
          1. buzuke
            buzuke 30 August 2013 11: 57 New
            +2
            Yes, don’t count, anyway, we have less
            1. Andrey_K
              Andrey_K 31 August 2013 01: 44 New
              +2
              80% of the US economy is in the service industry.
              Doctor to a lawyer for 100 thousand. he will cut out the appendicitis, and the doctor’s lawyer for the same money will dissuade the dissatisfied patients.
              In Russia, the same thing costs several times less, people have few lawsuits, and they are often treated for free, which is why the economy is as much less.
        2. Deniska
          Deniska 30 August 2013 09: 52 New
          +5
          There is a lie, there is a blatant lie, but there are statistics))

          Then think for yourself)))
      2. tilovaykrisa
        tilovaykrisa 30 August 2013 09: 47 New
        +7
        Rather, the enemy for the people of the United States is the US government.
      3. WASABI
        WASABI 30 August 2013 10: 55 New
        +6
        Quote: We refund_SSSR
        The number one enemy for the United States is the United States itself and its foreign policy.

        Not at all! The enemy for the United States would remain the “Bilderberg Club”, which determines their foreign policy, leaving the role of the “world gendarme” deceived by the Americans, making them (generally good people) hostages of their ambitions.
        So the enemy is common with us and we don’t have to conflict, but we really need to work together on this problem. You look, and a sense of this would have turned out.
      4. Siberian German
        Siberian German 1 September 2013 05: 37 New
        +1
        and one more - they buy oil by printing candy wrappers, and for these candy wrappers we empty our bowels - there is something to think about
    2. aktanir
      aktanir 30 August 2013 07: 25 New
      12
      Why is it so pleasing to you? It is better to let them think that we are poor and unhappy, otherwise the second perestroika is just around the corner. The author of the article is simply hysterical, which is at hand with the Western military itself. The threat in the face of Russia will allow them to attract even more budget dollars to their defense industry, increase their salaries, etc. In fact, thank God is not taken seriously there yet.
      1. svp67
        svp67 30 August 2013 08: 49 New
        +8
        Quote: aktanir
        The threat in the face of Russia will allow them to attract even more budget dollars to their defense industry, increase their salaries, etc.
        in this economic situation, if they act according to this scheme, then the possibility of forming instead of the USA - the SNS (Union of Independent States) becomes higher and higher ... They "overstrained", as it happened to the USSR at one time ...
        1. 11 black
          11 black 30 August 2013 09: 05 New
          +6
          Quote: svp67
          the thunderstorm represented by Russia will allow them to attract even more budget dollars to their defense industry, increase their salaries, etc.
          in this economic situation, if they act according to this scheme, then the possibility of forming instead of the USA - the SNS (Union of Independent States) becomes higher and higher ... They "overstrained", as it happened to the USSR at one time ...

          Even after the collapse of the USSR, someone said - "We made them the most muck by our failure - we deprived them of the enemy No. 1," and everything, their war machine began to slowly but surely devour the economy and there was nothing to justify excessive costs. At first they tried to put terrorism in the place of the USSR - they say it’s our new enemy - it didn’t work out, then the “Banana” countries began to bomb - even worse, so they are now much closer to collapse than at any moment of the Cold War (with the exception of The Caribbean Crisis hi
          1. KazaK Bo
            KazaK Bo 30 August 2013 11: 47 New
            0
            Quote: 11 black
            they are now much closer to collapse than at any moment of the cold war (with the possible exception of the “Caribbean crisis”

            ... and you do not exclude another subtext of the article? For example - the Soviet Union collapsed, we have no enemy No. 1 today ... unless China is on a far horizon ... the "banana" countries, as you called the states of the Arab East, are also "torn apart" ... but this should not give us peace of mind breathe ... On the closer approaches to our peaks, thanks to the huge reserves of hydrocarbons and other useful and not entirely fossil, RUSSIA! Isn’t it time to think about what, where and when we will bomb there ... otherwise, God forbid, they will really rise from their knees, where they were put by their corrupt leaders !? The author calls for vigilance of his authorities ... to prevent the collapse of the army and the collapse of all his Armed forces in the face of a reduction in allocations ... and does not praise us.
            1. 11 black
              11 black 30 August 2013 12: 10 New
              +2
              Quote: KazaK Bo
              The author calls for vigilance of his authorities ... to prevent the collapse of the army and the collapse of all his Armed forces in the face of a reduction in appropriations ... and does not praise us.

              Excuse me, where did you see that I praise us - I’m saying that two countries have been fighting each other for decades, and their economies and industries that have been “sharpened” under it have become extremely dependent on each other, and the fall of one inevitably led to the fall of the second .
        2. arkady149
          arkady149 30 August 2013 10: 09 New
          +6
          Quote: svp67
          the possibility of forming instead of the USA - SSS (Union of Independent States)

          Better, of course, the Commonwealth of Independent States.
          To be given to them by their measure. The idea with SNS pleases "+" to you.
    3. Amur
      Amur 30 August 2013 07: 53 New
      +4
      rather they want to shut our eyes with flattery ...
      1. Turik
        Turik 30 August 2013 08: 07 New
        16
        Something is crumpled somehow, and the first points - about oil and gas, to me personally seem to be very doubtful achievements.

        Success in industry, civil and military - this is the real measure of the power of states. But they pump oil and Arabs, weaned their work at the end, for which they are beaten either by Jews, then by% ddos.
        1. INTER
          INTER 30 August 2013 08: 39 New
          +8
          Undoubtedly, a lot has been done by V.V. Putin, but as they say in the proverb: "Break not build!" To restore the country as an organized unit, it takes time and rethinking the past stage. Every Russian should help the country in this difficult matter. The question is how? If everyone can put things in order with themselves, refuse to drink (get hot), smoke, they will keep and not swing the organ between their legs from left to right, then they will put things in order on the street together, and so on. We will not have problems with crime, alcoholism, demography, divorce, the army, the economy, and everyone. And do not put everything on Putin, he is also a man of flesh of blood and alone in the field is not a warrior. You need to help yourself, society, the country. soldier
          1. sinandju
            sinandju 30 August 2013 09: 34 New
            +7
            will hold and not swing left to right by the body between the legs
            laughing Just the opposite. This body needs to be swung left and right, to improve the demographic situation in the country.
            1. Revolver
              Revolver 30 August 2013 22: 34 New
              +2
              Quote: sinandju
              Just the opposite. This body needs to be swung left and right, to improve the demographic situation in the country

              Then can we take Clinton for president? It’s just for this part. Trainees will pick up for themselves ...
              And give us Putin, even for a couple of years. Well, at least one law is dragged through Congress - on the prohibition of propaganda for youngsters of sexual perversions.
              wassat
          2. rus9875
            rus9875 30 August 2013 09: 51 New
            +6
            those who drink and smoke and are true patriots - it is they who daily replenish the country's budget
          3. Dober
            Dober 30 August 2013 11: 05 New
            -9
            Quote: INTER
            Undoubtedly, a lot has been done by V.V. Putin,

            We sing it. In the rhythm of the march, with pathetics! -

            "The deaf will see
            Hear the sighted.
            Waldemar Putin -
            Don’t * Soo Dog! "
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            2. Dober
              Dober 31 August 2013 04: 50 New
              -2
              Here they took and "zinnusuval" ...
              FOR THE DIPIRAMBES,,,,,
              I’ll shoot myself ... and I will write with the red paint that I have written on a gray roughly cracked wall -




              P U T I N. . .






          4. Shoma-1970
            Shoma-1970 31 August 2013 01: 26 New
            +1
            no one asked: what have I done for the country ?! maybe someone wondered, but the answer was, did nothing! I and myself there, if that! hi
      2. alone
        alone 30 August 2013 09: 48 New
        +8
        № 15 While Barack Obama is neutralizing the US strategic nuclear arsenal, Vladimir Putin is working hard on modernizing Russia's nuclear forces.


        The author considers Americans to be complete idiots. Well, I didn’t notice any neutralizing steps of America in this direction.
        1. Gur
          Gur 15 September 2013 22: 30 New
          0
          It seems that the author thinks that the United States should use nuclear potential instead of axes from time to time .idio ...
    4. slas
      slas 30 August 2013 08: 18 New
      10
      Quote: smel
      It is pleasant that the enemies understand the current situation of my country in this way. But we also know that we still have work to do.

      According to paragraph 12, if you build another metro line, we will abruptly catch up with the Sushuans
      According to paragraph 11, our oligarchs throw their hats on and their hat is on)))
      1. Tatarus
        Tatarus 30 August 2013 09: 38 New
        +3
        Quote: slas
        in the bag

        In a leather hat
    5. artemiy
      artemiy 30 August 2013 08: 43 New
      +2
      Good article) No matter what they say about Putin, he really lifted RUSSIA from its knees! For the presidential term!
      1. Aryan
        Aryan 30 August 2013 09: 20 New
        +2
        total stabilizer! wink
        1. Rider
          Rider 30 August 2013 13: 17 New
          +1
          Quote: Aryan
          total stabilizer!


          what are you 7
          how is it possible

          we will not let Russia relax.

          Bulk to the presidency!
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    7. cdrt
      cdrt 30 August 2013 11: 22 New
      +5
      No. 14 Russia introduced a new “almost silent” nuclear submarine, which is much quieter than anything the US has ever developed

      Hmm ... but experts call it a rather mediocre coral. True cheap. And even the same Ash trees are ships equal to the Sifulfs, who are probably 15 years old.
      Again with caps ...?

      A.1-4.
      The conclusion is simple. The Russian Federation knows how to pump resources (the Saudis following us in my opinion in this criterion), the United States knows how to build a knowledge economy (IT, the creation of microelectronics, aviation, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals). As be not in our favor.

      A.5.
      Yes, the debt is big. But!!! In the United States, debt repayment looks like this - the Fed buys government bonds, accruing debt to the government, paying by issuing dollars. So far, global inflation has not been seriously increasing, i.e. while the release of new dollars is less than or equal to the growth of the world economy - a rough estimate of 83 trillion * 3% = 2,5 trillion dollars, the United States, in principle, has no serious problems.
      In short - while the United States can build up its debt at 2,5 trillion dollars per year virtually with impunity.

      A.8. The growth of the Russian economy over the 2000s is a significant fact.
      Only now ... (numbers accurate to hundreds)
      PPP GDP per capita in the Russian Federation is $ 23500 per year, US $ 49 per year.
      But the median salary (probably the most accurate indicator of the real income of an ordinary citizen) in the Russian Federation is $ 6 per year, in the United States $ 300 per year.
      In other words, inequality in the Russian Federation is 2 times higher than in the USA. This is already a very bad indicator.
      1. Russ69
        Russ69 30 August 2013 11: 57 New
        0
        Quote: cdrt
        But the median salary (probably the most accurate indicator of the real income of an ordinary citizen) in the Russian Federation is $ 6 per year, in the United States $ 300 per year. In other words, inequality in the Russian Federation is 24 times higher than in the United States. This is already a very bad indicator.

        When comparing salaries, one must take into account the purchasing opportunity and necessary expenses (also housing and communal services, training and others), then the difference decreases sharply. This is how many times laid out on the numbers already.
        And it’s not possible, during such a time, to raise the standard of living from the poverty of the 90s, to the level of the USA or Europe. Again, if you have a job, and if you lost it, then you lost everything at once. No wonder that the number of homeless people in the United States exceeds more than in any of the developed countries.
    8. Sandov
      Sandov 30 August 2013 12: 14 New
      +2
      The bad thing is that there is a strong raw material dependence of Russia. This should be solved as quickly as possible. Amer's forged boot is already knocking on the door.
      1. Revolver
        Revolver 30 August 2013 23: 53 New
        0
        Quote: Sandov
        Amer's forged boot is already knocking on the door.

        This is your hallucination. You see from Soviet times you swallowed the idea that the evil imperialists are sleeping and seeing how to enslave the Russian people, take away the wealth of the Russian land, and destroy the gains of socialism.
        Well, about the conquests of socialism, there is already no market, and the conquests themselves, too. The wealth of the land Russian Russians themselves are actively exported abroad, and even fined those who do not take the entire amount stipulated by the contract. And there were fears that Qatar or Iran might recapture market share with their resources and thus prevent Russia from exporting the wealth of the earth.
        Well, as for the enslavement - before my eyes, I guess the picture of frightened girls whom the Germans forcibly raked in ostarbeiters and taken to Germany to work with a bowl of liquid stew and a crust of bread. So I can tell you with all responsibility that this will not happen. There is no need. Every day, dozens of Latinos cross the southern border of America with a single dream - to be enslaved in America. They are caught and deported along the way, and they themselves, lost in the deserts of Arizona, die, but still stream in a stream. And hired for a meager wage for jobs that Americans, even poor unemployed Negros african americans for which they won’t take a lot of money. Weeding and harvesting vegetables, dismantling old buildings, deboning carcasses at meat processing plants are all the heavy dirty work that the Americans consider to go below their dignity, but they are not empty. that is, illegal latinos. And to bring slaves from Russia, which is not yet at once conquered, is simply not economically viable.
        So if a knock is knocking on a door, it is probably some Tajik thread who wants to ask if there is work for him.
        1. Gur
          Gur 15 September 2013 22: 40 New
          0
          Yeah, of course, and Iraq and Afghanistan and Libya and Serbia and ... Climb purely for the sake of democracy, and so they have nothing to do laughing
    9. Army1
      Army1 30 August 2013 13: 47 New
      +1
      Still, the Central Bank should be subordinated to Russia, and selling resources for rubles, gradually, and no one can put sticks in any way, and the industry will establish restrictions on imports, and everything would seem. But about the Central Bank, this is very serious, a lot of money goes west, if you put it on the defensive, then who knows who now had more aircraft carriers. And about the American army, I would not be so sure.
    10. Suhov
      Suhov 30 August 2013 14: 07 New
      -1
      Russian The bear is back, and today it is a more formidable adversary than it was at any stage of the Cold War.

      Russian Bear. Russian. That's right. At least - harmoniously.
      The measure must be known in everything, including tolerance ...
      laughing
      1. Suhov
        Suhov 30 August 2013 19: 37 New
        +1
        Quote: Sukhov
        Russian bear. Russian. That's right. At least - harmoniously.
        The measure must be known in everything, including tolerance ...

        Someone put a minus.

        I would like to know why?
        I hinted that there are stable phrases that are easy to identify at the household level - they sound harmonious.
        Someone did not catch up.
        What is called - "stuck bespectacled".

        If you follow its tolerance, then the following phrase also needs to be edited:
        What is good for the Russian is death for the German! (Tolerastno).
        What is good for a Russian is death for a German! (And rightly so. But what will the Germans say about this?)

        And how to edit poems tolerantly?

        Not in vain grandfathers word
        Proclaimed popular mind:
        "What is great for Russian,
        So for the German Karachun! "
        P.A. Vyazemsky "Pancake week on the other side", 1853
        Your suggestions?


        And what to do with "Siberian health"? Siberians, not only swung at the Russians, but also at some of the Russians?

        You need to know the measure in tolerance, and do not bring it to tolerance ...
        wassat
        1. Revolver
          Revolver 31 August 2013 03: 54 New
          +1
          Quote: Sukhov
          You need to know the measure of tolerance, and not bring it to [u] tolerance .. [u]

          Torarastii, comrade Sukhov. There is no such word - tolerance.
    11. Suhov
      Suhov 30 August 2013 16: 55 New
      +2
      No. 18 According to the latest estimates, there are more Russian spies in the United States now than during the Cold War.

      I can not know about the professionalism of our foreign intelligence.
      But the way our traitors from the intelligence choke on a piece of meat is impressive!
      yes
      A former employee of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service and a double agent, Sergei Tretyakov, who fled to the United States in 2000, died for natural reasons, this was the conclusion of a forensic medical examination in the United States. He simply choked on a piece of meat, RBC reports with reference to foreign agencies.
      yes
      At the end of the century he took and overthrew
      An evil person is a good person
      From a grenade launcher - slap him, a goat!
      It is evident that good is stronger than evil!
      yes
    12. vadim-um
      vadim-um 31 August 2013 11: 39 New
      -1
      I completely agree with you and approve that Russia delivered Syrian air defense systems; let the Americans experience the power of Russian weapons in their own skin
  2. StolzSS
    StolzSS 30 August 2013 06: 45 New
    +3
    I hope by that time they can be taken with their bare hands wink
    1. gud123
      gud123 30 August 2013 07: 15 New
      21
      Looks like a pre-election article !! Do we have a presidential election in a week ???

      And about the "economic growth" is read with sadness and frustration. All growth comes down to energy trading ... negative request hi
      1. zart_arn
        zart_arn 30 August 2013 07: 49 New
        12
        Sign number 1 - the growth of industrial production. Production - in the studio! Where is it?
        1. gud123
          gud123 30 August 2013 08: 11 New
          +6
          Sign number 1 - the growth of industrial production. Production - in the studio! Where is it?

          Please !!! Demographic "explosion" due to payments of "Maternity capital" !!!! laughing wassat good
      2. Tersky
        Tersky 30 August 2013 08: 21 New
        +7
        Quote: gud123
        And about the "economic growth" is read with sadness and frustration

        In 2012 in the food industry (meat production increased by 8,6%, poultry meat by 13,3%, juice - by 7,6%, mineral water - by 9,9%), in the production of building materials (brick production increased by 9,6 %, cement - by 9,5%, reinforced concrete structures - by 9,6%), in the consumer electronics segment (production of refrigerators increased by 5%, computers - by 44,7%, televisions and monitors - by 7,4%) and in the production of cars (an increase of 13,3%). In the manufacturing industry (4,1%) amid a slowdown in import growth (3,6%) and an increase in retail turnover of about 5,8%.
        1. Turik
          Turik 30 August 2013 11: 08 New
          +7
          Name at least one brand of a domestic computer assembled from local components, mobile phones or other "gadgets"?

          We import everything.
          1. Russ69
            Russ69 30 August 2013 12: 14 New
            0
            Quote: Turik
            Name at least one brand of a domestic computer assembled from local components, mobile phones or other "gadgets"? We import everything.

            Only in every fourth mobile phone are our chips (Zelenodolsk). It seems that Samsung will equip its laptops with 15-inch screens made in Russia.
            We live in a world of globalization. No country in the world has the opportunity to master all modern technologies.
            1. Horde
              Horde 30 August 2013 12: 37 New
              +1
              Quote: Russ69
              Only in every fourth mobile phone are our chips (Zelenodolsk). It seems that Samsung will equip its laptops with 15-inch screens made in Russia.
              We live in a world of globalization. No country in the world has the opportunity to master all modern technologies.

              more specifically, what kind of chips, which screens, which Samsung?
          2. Rider
            Rider 30 August 2013 13: 21 New
            0
            Quote: Turik
            Name at least one brand of a domestic computer assembled from local components, mobile phones or other "gadgets"?


            and now the same thing about the USA

            iii ...
            prosralipolymers?
            maybe the US is not a tech country?
        2. tukzar
          tukzar 30 August 2013 12: 01 New
          +4
          Victor hi when I come to the store your numbers immediately fly out of my head. Everything is imported only, even sellers in the Pyaterochka store from neighboring countries.
    2. Crocodile
      Crocodile 30 August 2013 07: 30 New
      +2
      Yeah, it's rotting for a long time! But is it worth it to pick up? Can slip through your fingers!
  3. asanri
    asanri 30 August 2013 06: 46 New
    0
    Well, if the Americans themselves write about it, then it's true! And PUTIN well done !!!
    1. Alexander Romanov
      Alexander Romanov 30 August 2013 07: 08 New
      31
      Quote: asanri
      ! And PUTIN well done !!!

      It will be done well when he finally puts Serdyukov and the rest of the trash with deputy mandates and other "patriots".
      Then there was an article about what Americans think about Russia ??? And the answer was Nothing! They live in their small world - family, neighbor, work, economy. Otherwise, they are 0. It is enough to look at Sarah Palin and see how they supported this complete fool.
      1. LaGlobal
        LaGlobal 30 August 2013 07: 19 New
        11
        Quote: Alexander Romanov
        It will be done well when he finally puts Serdyukov and the rest of the trash with deputy mandates and other "patriots".


        -AAAAA !!!! I really hope that his common sense will triumph!
      2. Tersky
        Tersky 30 August 2013 07: 38 New
        17
        Quote: Alexander Romanov
        Just look at Sarah Palin and see how they supported this complete fool.

        laughing Sasha, do not forget the simple truth in each profession your values laughing
        1. vadson
          vadson 30 August 2013 07: 50 New
          15
          for her it's only COSTUME JEWELERY
      3. alone
        alone 30 August 2013 10: 35 New
        +5
        Serdyukov will not be imprisoned. Forget about it.
      4. WASABI
        WASABI 30 August 2013 11: 13 New
        +2
        Quote: Alexander Romanov
        Just look at Sarah Palin and see how they supported this complete fool.

        Sarah can be called anyone, but not a fool! I would rather agree with Mr. Tersky in his assessment of the "flexibility" of Miss Palin.
    2. soldier's grandson
      soldier's grandson 30 August 2013 08: 16 New
      +4
      you forgot that when we are praised by the west, then we do the right thing for them, and when scolded we do something wrong
  4. serge-68-68
    serge-68-68 30 August 2013 06: 47 New
    20
    The Russian Bear, of course, is more powerful than it ever was. But he is still far from the Soviet Bear. And if you think a little and rig the numbers with facts, then you can easily prove that the American AUG (or two already?) Is many times weaker than the Syrian armed forces. After all, they have fewer planes and helicopters, no tanks, no mobile air defense systems, and indeed - stick out at sea, cannot fight on land ...
    1. shinobi
      shinobi 30 August 2013 07: 10 New
      +6
      in general - they stick out at sea, cannot fight on land ...

      They are 100% right. The Americans themselves did not win in any land company. Yes, and at sea they all are in a joke about the elusive joe. They hunt against the only multi-purpose submarine as a whole warrant, if it identifies itself. hi
  5. FC SKIF
    FC SKIF 30 August 2013 06: 47 New
    +9
    Drunk bears with a vigorous bomb to the advantage in Red Square. That's how they see us.
    1. Renat
      Renat 30 August 2013 10: 19 New
      +4
      So do not convince them otherwise. For centuries we have been considered a wild country and whether their opinions should be changed. especially since it is useless. But in general, why should we catch up and overtake America? We have our own, special way of development. We must go our own way. Vectors mentality values ​​and history are different.
  6. Humen
    Humen 30 August 2013 06: 49 New
    13
    The longer they think that we are too weak, the more time we have to develop.
    1. Hudo
      Hudo 30 August 2013 07: 08 New
      +3
      Quote: Humen
      The longer they think that we are too weak, the more time we have to develop.


      Yes, do not care what they think there. Let them consider it will be harder for them to see clearly.
  7. savantol
    savantol 30 August 2013 06: 50 New
    +7
    on many points is debatable, but the fact that we are moving forward is not an undeniable fact.
    1. Alexander Romanov
      Alexander Romanov 30 August 2013 07: 09 New
      +3
      Quote: savantol
      but the fact that we are moving forward is not an undeniable fact

      Here on the site I recently wrote that we are moving back.
      1. Tersky
        Tersky 30 August 2013 08: 12 New
        +4
        Quote: Alexander Romanov
        Here on the site I recently wrote that we are moving back.

        It depends on which part of the body will turn in the direction of the direction of movement and the accepted posture.
      2. serge-68-68
        serge-68-68 30 August 2013 09: 44 New
        0
        Romanov - and we sideways, disguising ourselves ... :)
      3. Suhov
        Suhov 30 August 2013 22: 17 New
        0
        Quote: Alexander Romanov
        Here on the site I recently wrote that we are moving ago.

        Everything in the world is relative, and Einstein is to blame for all this.
        sad
  8. Crocodile
    Crocodile 30 August 2013 06: 54 New
    +4
    Your words to God’s ears! We are far from America financially ... We still have to work and work in this area! Thank God that a start seems to be made, but not what is needed - instead of huge financial stash, plants, modern technologies, ports, roads are needed. At the moment, we with the whole world can get lost only in the number of home-grown oligarchs and the finances gone into their accounts! Russia is not only representatives of the first hundred Forbes millionaires with Russian citizenship and just in case with a couple of foreign passports in your pocket am And for ordinary people, it’s impossible to even dream about the American standard of living! what
    1. Alexander Romanov
      Alexander Romanov 30 August 2013 07: 11 New
      11
      Quote: Crocodile
      We are far from America financially

      Yes, to their debts to us, like to the moon cancer wassat
      Quote: Crocodile
      We still have to work and work in this area!

      Better not lol
      Quote: Crocodile
      instead of huge financial stash, plants, modern technologies, ports, roads are needed

      Yes, it seems that both ports and roads are being built, and new plants are being put into operation, another problem is that they steal.
      Quote: Crocodile
      ordinary people about the American standard of living - while even dreaming is unrealistic!

      Watch Hollywood movies wink
      1. APASUS
        APASUS 30 August 2013 07: 25 New
        +4
        Quote: Alexander Romanov
        Quote: Crocodile to the ordinary people about the American standard of living - while even dreaming is unrealistic! Watch Hollywood movies

        Are you in the USA often?
        The man wanted to say, "We are still far from the level of a working American."
        1. Alexander Romanov
          Alexander Romanov 30 August 2013 07: 36 New
          +5
          Quote: APASUS

          Are you in the USA often?

          Never been.
          Quote: APASUS
          The man wanted to say, "We are still far from the level of a working American."

          In addition to income, there are also expenses!
        2. Crocodile
          Crocodile 30 August 2013 07: 47 New
          +7
          Why only to the level of working? Familiar family, migrants from Chernobyl, waited 10 years for an apartment - piled up in the USA ... Their grandfather 70 years old went to college - a scholarship + 400 greens to retire tongue (1200 greens) wassat The choice of subjects in college is free, so the former Soviet engineer chose drawing, drawing, modeling, etc. With English blockage - not given to the old! And brains work, enough for beer with a roach from a Russian store! drinks Insanity of the state? - Definitely, but beautiful ... Grandfather doesn’t even dream of graduating from college!
        3. Russ69
          Russ69 30 August 2013 12: 19 New
          0
          Quote: APASUS
          Are you often in the USA? A person wanted to say "We are still far from the level of a working American"

          There are different jobs ... In America, 40.000.000 people receive grocery cards, because even having a job they cannot feed themselves. And this with a population of 350 million.
          1. APASUS
            APASUS 31 August 2013 08: 47 New
            0
            Quote: Russ69
            Different work happens ... In America, 40.000.000 people receive grocery cards, because even having a job they cannot feed themselves. And this with a population of 350 million.

            In modern Russia they don’t get what at all ????
            He drove away from Moscow, St. Petersburg ..... another dozen cities 200 km and that’s all, people live on subsistence farming! What I raised - I ate!
            We are building the Olympics, ennobling entire islands for summits, building science cities and conducting Olympiads, but we completely forgot about our village!
      2. Crocodile
        Crocodile 30 August 2013 07: 28 New
        +4
        Quote: Alexander Romanov
        Watch Hollywood movies

        No, sometimes you have to be ...
        Quote: Alexander Romanov
        Yes, to their debts to us, like to the moon cancer

        True far away, only debts not in rubles are measured so far! And who was able to get debts from America?
        1. Alexander Romanov
          Alexander Romanov 30 August 2013 07: 39 New
          +5
          Quote: Crocodile
          but no, sometimes you have to be ...

          In Detroit wink
          Quote: Crocodile
          And who was able to get debts from America?

          As long as the US regularly pays interest on debts, there is still paper. With regards to who was able to receive. If you look, our share of American debts is decreasing and rapidly. They will refuse to give on demand and their debt obligations will turn to dust right away. In case of failure, the USA will not give a penny.
        2. WASABI
          WASABI 30 August 2013 11: 21 New
          +1
          Quote: Crocodile
          only debts not in rubles are measured so far!

          Are you sure about that? The fact is that in this total American debt to the whole world a very significant part of our rubles. The whole world (including us) feed America, providing them with their "standard of living" so praised by you.
      3. soldier's grandson
        soldier's grandson 30 August 2013 08: 19 New
        11
        in Samara, two defense enterprises went bankrupt, and supermarkets are being built more and plants can not be seen
    2. Horst78
      Horst78 30 August 2013 07: 52 New
      +1
      We are far from America financially ...
      In thought up to their financial bubbles and green candy wrappers? Then thank God that far and the further the better for us.
      plants, modern technologies, ports, roads are needed.
      so we have it and are still under construction, but where are the American plants and factories? In China. And all their manufacturability is virtual. Where do iPhones do? Right, in China.
      to ordinary people about the American standard of living - while even dreaming is unrealistic
      what is this level? Serving 4-6 credit cards? No, thank you, I have one and already got sick of serving it negative
    3. GREAT RUSSIA
      GREAT RUSSIA 30 August 2013 22: 24 New
      0
      But unlike the American government, ours at least fights against fascism, homosexuality and other libaristic prejudice.
  9. avant-garde
    avant-garde 30 August 2013 06: 55 New
    13
    No. 18 According to the latest estimates, there are more Russian spies in the United States now than during the Cold War.- that smiled lol, where is the census of the spy population from Russia? laughing
    1. Horst78
      Horst78 30 August 2013 07: 54 New
      +2
      And here I even scratched the back of my head from such information what
      1. avant-garde
        avant-garde 30 August 2013 08: 00 New
        +2
        Quote: Horst78
        And here I even scratched the back of my head from such info what

        so I’m talking about what kind of spies it is, if they have already been counted by all, this is nonsense wassat
    2. AleksUkr
      AleksUkr 30 August 2013 08: 18 New
      +6
      SCREAM, BLANGED FRIENDS. NO DAY, NIGHT YOU WILL NOT BE AT rest. YOUR EVEN THOUGHTS UNDER CONTROL!

      West for ours ....
      The salary of the Russian spy, announced on the eve of the state prosecutor's office of Canada, unpleasantly amazed and outraged the national media.
      Canadians are outraged that Russia paid little to its spy: Putin spends more on breakfast.

      RUSSIAN MENTALITY .... DO NOT UNDERSTAND THEM ...
    3. alone
      alone 30 August 2013 10: 37 New
      0
      wassat What are they, surnames consider chtoli?)))
    4. teleset
      teleset 30 August 2013 12: 55 New
      0
      point 18 also surprised me given the last espionage scandal 2-3 years ago, probably remember how a certain colonel of sherbakov from the FSB was certified for an agent in the United States, betrayed our homeland when he arrived in the United States, he took with him all the secret documents and kept all the spies, including ANNA CHAPMAN whom he personally gave the assignment. I strongly doubt that our spies remained there then they immediately took them all.
  10. domokl
    domokl 30 August 2013 06: 56 New
    +3
    It’s well-reasoned, but we’re only at the beginning of the road. The difference between us is where we are going ... We are up, reviving, strengthening, strengthening, and the United States, at least in a straight line (if not to say down).
  11. Orel
    Orel 30 August 2013 06: 58 New
    +9
    We are developing, but we cannot stop for a second. Much still needs to be done. The most important task has not yet been resolved. We are still dependent on oil and gas prices; we need to solve the problem of restructuring the economy from a resource-based to a high-tech and focused on domestic demand. So we will become quite independent from other countries of the world. Then there will be no real leverage on our country, and this is the main trump card in all matters. If no one can stab us, then we will only have to listen to us and reckon with our opinion.
    1. Alexander Romanov
      Alexander Romanov 30 August 2013 07: 24 New
      0
      Quote: Orel
      We are still dependent on oil and gas prices; we need to solve the problem of restructuring the economy from a resource-based to a high-tech and focused on domestic demand.

      To do this, you need to produce world-class goods, and this is impossible due to the fact that China produces them at a significantly low price.
      1. Orel
        Orel 30 August 2013 18: 40 New
        0
        To do this, you need to produce world-class goods, and this is impossible due to the fact that China produces them at a significantly low price.


        Well, China is also not particularly enthusiastic about the United States. I think you can find common ground and divide certain areas of production among themselves ...
    2. Victor-M
      Victor-M 30 August 2013 09: 09 New
      +2
      Quote: Orel
      We are still dependent on oil and gas prices,

      If you think carefully, the whole world depends on gas and oil prices.
      1. Orel
        Orel 30 August 2013 18: 38 New
        0
        If you think carefully, the whole world depends on gas and oil prices.


        I agree, but only partially. Energy carriers determine many prices in the economy, but I’m talking about budget fullness. At one time, the share of oil and gas revenues in the budget in our country was 85%. Now it is 50-55%. The problem is being solved, but not yet close to the finals ...
  12. Valery Neonov
    Valery Neonov 30 August 2013 07: 02 New
    +7
    Positive and can not but rejoice yes ,but: There are more billionaires in Moscow than in any other city on the globe.- it is a pity that the standard of living of the populations of Russia is not reflected in any way! request
  13. Denis
    Denis 30 August 2013 07: 12 New
    +4
    It should be alarming when praises the enemy!
    Moreover, the first points are the export of oil, gas ...
    Not raw materials should be exported, but goods. I’m not with Bolotnaya and not an ardent supporter of Putin, but talking about
    №8 Since Vladimir Putin first became president of Russia, the country's economy has grown very rapidly. The data below is taken from Wikipedia
    That pleases, but maybe the merit is not in the uplift, but in the fact that at least they stopped choking?
    Well, about
    No. 7 The US unemployment rate is 7,4 percent. The unemployment rate in Russia - 5,4 percent.
    we can only say that it is shouting like the voice of America
    I don’t know how they do, but in Russia there is enough unemployment, there is also hidden
    Of course, the successes of the military and the designers are good, good luck to them!
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  14. Rosomaha67
    Rosomaha67 30 August 2013 07: 20 New
    19
    “And today I want to tell you why Russia is not bad. Firstly, everything that is possible in Europe and the USA is possible in Russia, except perhaps gay parades and homosemes. Secondly, in Europe and the USA there is not even half of the freedom that is here. There is no pressure from public opinion, there is no dictatorship of social norms, there is no secret fascism towards healthy white straight men. In the end, you will never get a term of 10 years so that you He didn’t do that, and yet here you are not forced to be someone you don’t want to be.

    Here you are truly free to be yourself. Do you like fagots? Love. Do not like fagots? Do not love. If you want to be friends with the Khachs - be friends, if you want to yell - Russia for Russians - Ori. Here you can be an old believer, or you can stick an iPhone in your ass, you can go into the army and return as a superman, or you can slope and be proud of it. Here you can have three higher educations and work as a janitor, but you can have 8 classes and a technical school behind you and be the owner of a successful business. Russia is a country of true freedom, freedom even from LOGIC. Here you can be a liberal with fascist views, you can go to rallies against the authorities and vote for Putin, you can be a communist and believe in God, you can even be a national socialist and crow about racial theory and at the same time be a mixture of Tatar-Turkic-Adyghe-Armenian blood. And no one will say a word to you.

    The only thing that Russia does not forgive is weakness. Wimps here do not survive and flee from here, therefore Russia is a country of strong people. A strong man is free here and all roads are open to him. But a wimp and a rag here, as elsewhere, will occupy a place at the very bottom of the food chain. "
    Author: The Thinker (Politikus.ru)
    1. Horst78
      Horst78 30 August 2013 07: 58 New
      +7
      I completely agree good
      The only thing that Russia does not forgive is weakness. Wimps here do not survive and flee from here, therefore Russia is a country of strong people. A strong man is free here and all roads are open to him. A wimp and a rag here, as elsewhere, will occupy a place at the very bottom of the food chain.
      Gold words. Down with the mob from Russia soldier
    2. Urrry
      Urrry 30 August 2013 08: 07 New
      +4
      I absolutely agree on the assessment of freedom in Russia ... the authorities put a harsh obstacle to only one thing - chaos: even a hint of such creeps is punished not even harshly - but just cruelly, from whom he did not come - from "friends from the West", from oligarch, from a government official, a representative of the opposition, or simply retired Kvachkov. If the subject does not bear such a threat of chaos - do what you want, you are not interested in power: you want to steal - and you want to fight theft, work or not work, fight guest workers or bring them in, drink or stop drinking, it's all "not the main thing" and the authorities are uninteresting :)
      1. Rosomaha67
        Rosomaha67 30 August 2013 08: 30 New
        +4
        ...... yes, just CHAOS has already eaten up DOSYTA! I would like to restore order, and most importantly, the people feel this, and in time repels our "overly liberalized" opposition. The opposition is needed, but it must be primarily constructive, have a clear and understandable program of actions for everyone. And then you begin to argue with them about their programs, they immediately shout that you are not a specialist, you don’t understand ... So prove to me you yourself for democracy and equilateral dialogue ...... but for now, apart from yelling about totalitarianism, nothing is worthwhile from them Can not hear......
    3. Denis
      Denis 30 August 2013 16: 13 New
      0
      Quote: Rosomaha67
      in Europe and the USA there is not even half that freedom
      And they have a change for the better laughing
      Is not the proof:
    4. Denis
      Denis 30 August 2013 16: 29 New
      +2
      Quote: Rosomaha67
      it is possible in Russia, except perhaps gay pride parades and homosemes.
      But these are oppressed (AND CORRECTLY MAKE!) In every possible way, for them even the hunchback-granddaughter kind of ... a yap yapping
      Ksenia Gorbacheva tries to stay away from politics, however, in an interview with Die Welt, she somehow spoke out about the situation in Russia. Her words are given by InoTV. The granddaughter was primarily concerned about the situation of gays.
      Crawls in the footsteps of the infamous grandfather
      1. GREAT RUSSIA
        GREAT RUSSIA 30 August 2013 22: 27 New
        +1
        And thank God that our country is the worst for gays.
  15. GUSAR
    GUSAR 30 August 2013 07: 22 New
    +8
    Fantasies, fantasies ... I especially liked the economy ...
  16. buywol
    buywol 30 August 2013 07: 23 New
    +2
    Glad for Russia. Many do not understand Putin’s foreign and domestic policies. Years will pass and history will evaluate his activity. A big plus would be if he removed the liberals from senior positions. And he paid more attention to the development of Siberia and the Far East, instead of the Caucasus.
    1. Horst78
      Horst78 30 August 2013 08: 02 New
      +2
      Many do not understand Putin’s foreign and domestic policies. Years will pass and history will evaluate its activities.
      + I will add that "Big is seen from far away." Many people want everything at once, but that just doesn’t happen (remember 90е). You need to be a great person to look strategically at the development of the country for decades in front and to develop a chain of actions to achieve your goals. example I. Stalin.
      1. Tatarus
        Tatarus 30 August 2013 08: 16 New
        +3
        Quote: Horst78
        Big is seen from far


        Before my eyes I see a brick
        But moving away already I see the wall
        From space is already great in China
        1. Valery Neonov
          Valery Neonov 30 August 2013 08: 58 New
          0
          However +++++!
  17. shinobi
    shinobi 30 August 2013 07: 23 New
    +4
    A pleasant article, of course, but also far from realism. Rather, the author tugged at the facts from the big picture to create the foundation for a loud scream, the Guard! Save whoever can, the Russians go!

    PS: Our Homeland is recovering from a disease called "Western democracy", an ordinary large independent state is shorter. And this fact, by its very fact, causes attacks of horror hysteria in the West since the Russian dipper seems to be unfair, but her memory is good and evil it is in itself to those who climb into its territory and offend the cubs.
  18. Alexander borey
    Alexander borey 30 August 2013 07: 24 New
    +5
    Another flattery of the Anglo-Saxons against us in order to dull and lull vigilance. As for nuclear weapons, things are not so simple: firstly, our strategic nuclear forces are rapidly aging, and the supply of new systems and missiles (which are much weaker than their Soviet counterparts) is slow, and secondly, we continue to reduce nuclear forces according to the START 3 which Afonya has ratified, and thirdly, the Americans are rapidly advancing in the development and creation of other weapons, including and on new physical principles. Therefore, they so advocate the reduction of nuclear weapons and a "nuclear-free world" and export highly enriched uranium from Russia. I do not want to get ahead of ourselves, but if the strike on Syria does take place, then all the talk that "Russia rapidly catching up with the USA "- will become ridiculous and ridiculous. As for the economy and enterprises in Russia, their lion's share belongs to the Anglo-Saxons and other countries. There are positive changes, but they come with a terrible creak. Let's see what happens next.
    1. Alexander borey
      Alexander borey 30 August 2013 07: 51 New
      +2
      No. 16 In the second half of 2013, 200 military exercises will be held in the missile forces of Russia - ????????????????????? what
      1. avant-garde
        avant-garde 30 August 2013 07: 58 New
        +4
        Quote: Alexander Borey
        No. 16 In the second half of 2013, 200 military exercises will be held in the missile forces of Russia - ????????????????????? what

        He’s talking about the fact that if sysyya get into Syria, ours will practice on them hi
    2. Alexander borey
      Alexander borey 30 August 2013 08: 10 New
      +3
      Number 11 More billionaires live in Moscow than in any other city on earth.
      - That's for sure, we have something to be proud of !!! laughing crying
  19. Kolya
    Kolya 30 August 2013 07: 25 New
    +1
    Therefore, the States want to start a war now until they are caught up, while they have an advantage.
  20. Kolya
    Kolya 30 August 2013 07: 27 New
    +2
    The main thing is that Moscow billionaires would not be dumped to the west when it becomes convenient.
    1. Alexander Romanov
      Alexander Romanov 30 August 2013 07: 40 New
      +6
      Quote: Kohl
      The main thing is that Moscow billionaires would not be dumped to the west when it becomes convenient.

      Yes, let them fall, it will become cleaner in the country
  21. makst83
    makst83 30 August 2013 07: 27 New
    +7
    Superiority in the supply of resources ....... hmm, I do not consider this a sign of the Superpower.
    The fact that Moscow is more expensive to live in than New York, and the Moscow metro is steeper than the Washington and New York subways, fine, so what? And the fact that more billionaires live in Moscow than in any other city on the globe is a dubious achievement in general.
    The only thing I agree with is the points from 13 to 18, here yes, either parity, or some kind of superiority!
    Well, such an article appeared, but there should be at least some kind of objectivity.
    Py. Sy. Anyway, whatever happens and whatever happens - RUSSIA is for me the BEST country and we, together, must make it even better and we can do it !!!
    1. Duelist
      Duelist 30 August 2013 10: 17 New
      +2
      I agree, these are not signs of a Superpower. Example: if a neighbor is tying potatoes from your garden, or you are selling it, this does not mean that you do not need it. Maybe you can’t save it or don’t know how to cook, but the neighbor “chips” makes and sells potatoes at the price of a kilogram!
      Unfortunately, now Russia is not a self-sufficient country, like the USSR, this does not require a raw materials policy, but the development of education and the buildup of technological and economic power, and agriculture as a factor of food security. A lot of new industries are being built? And farms (or state farms)?
  22. MIKHAN
    MIKHAN 30 August 2013 07: 35 New
    +2
    Someday, it will become quite clear to the American people. It remains to hope that by the time of this awareness it will not be too late.
    If we don’t understand, we’ll explain differently .. Russia has a lot of experience in this !! wassat
  23. Wedmak
    Wedmak 30 August 2013 07: 38 New
    +1
    If you omit the technical mistakes, then just the same happy.
  24. awg75
    awg75 30 August 2013 07: 42 New
    0
    the author thinks correctly .... when we punish very cruelly both America and their mongrels - we punish very cruelly
  25. andruha70
    andruha70 30 August 2013 07: 50 New
    +2
    Russia is continuously strengthening relations with China, and together these two countries pose the number one threat to the United States.
    pose a threat to the United States ... the United States itself. the Romans, will not let lie ... wink
  26. Novosib980
    Novosib980 30 August 2013 07: 51 New
    +2
    ... No. 8 Since Vladimir Putin first became president of Russia, the country's economy has grown very rapidly. The data below is taken from Wikipedia ... Well, right LOL, as they say on the Internet. Pedivikia is the most reliable and proven source! Snowden and Assange versus Wikipedia - right laughing children.
  27. taseka
    taseka 30 August 2013 07: 56 New
    14
    That's why they are trying to ruin us through gays, tolerance, juvenile justice and television - full of these same gays! Because they roll the barrel on Putin!
    1. King
      King 30 August 2013 09: 30 New
      +1
      Clear picture. if all cab.min worked for the good of Russia, we’ve been crawling for a long time already
    2. Docklishin
      Docklishin 30 August 2013 11: 37 New
      0
      It is necessary to hang all deputies in the offices. In the form of a poster !!!
      1. alone
        alone 30 August 2013 12: 21 New
        0
        laughing can hang a couple of thief deputies, so that others become a lesson))
    3. Shoma-1970
      Shoma-1970 31 August 2013 01: 17 New
      0
      It is surprising Alexander, that among us there are those who disagree with you, for they are minusers, or maybe they are gay? wink
  28. SPACE
    SPACE 30 August 2013 08: 00 New
    0
    Someday, it will become quite clear to the American people. It remains to hope that by the time of this awareness it will not be too late.

    Sounds like a warning, but late. Well, that’s all right, they’ll have to move and give us a place in the sun. There must be a holiday on our street someday.
  29. Sirs
    Sirs 30 August 2013 08: 05 New
    +9
    All this is nonsense. Our raw material economy will have a global flurry of oil and oil, no one will buy gas from us. The fact that Moscow is the second most expensive life is a big minus. That there are a lot of billionaires in Moscow is also a big minus. They would be better distributed throughout our vast country. Few GDP stated that F2 is worse, F22 has better electronics, and these are aiming, detection, tracking systems, which means it is guaranteed destruction of the target.
    So we are not their best and in many places of the economy and the army we are worse.
    1. lewerlin53rus
      lewerlin53rus 30 August 2013 09: 01 New
      +4
      Quote: Sirs
      there will be a global flurry and oil, no one will buy gas from us

      But where are they going from the submarine? But what about long-term contracts? And where else to get oil and gas in such quantities? In the Middle East? So after all there is a mess that is planned. In Venezuela? They have their own contracts, and to drag such a quantity of raw materials is not realistic. Prices will skyrocket. Collapse in oil prices, as in the 80s today is unlikely to succeed. That it is necessary to get off an oil needle is beyond doubt. But it is equally important to crush corruption. And this oh how not easy.
      1. WASABI
        WASABI 30 August 2013 11: 32 New
        0
        Quote: lewerlin53rus
        it is equally important to crush corruption. And this oh how not easy.

        Corruption is a consequence of democracy! If you want to eliminate corruption, change the political system and forget about Western “values”.
  30. Alexander borey
    Alexander borey 30 August 2013 08: 06 New
    +1
    Quote: avant-garde
    if sysyya climb into Syria, ours will practice on them

    This is out of the question.
    1. avant-garde
      avant-garde 30 August 2013 08: 18 New
      +2
      Well then, I don’t know where we will conduct 4 Strategic Missile Forces exercises in the 200 remaining months.
      1. Alexander borey
        Alexander borey 30 August 2013 08: 40 New
        +2
        Quote: avant-garde
        Well then, I don’t know where we will conduct 4 Strategic Missile Forces exercises in the 200 remaining months.

        I'm about the same. It is necessary to carry out several exercises a day (!!!) to meet the New Year! This "Michael" laughing he writes such nonsense to create an “image of the enemy” in the person of Russia, and even this “scripture” is clearly not intended for the Russian audience, but for the Western “establishment” laughing poorly educated and already morally disfigured. They will believe what it really is.
  31. lotar
    lotar 30 August 2013 08: 06 New
    +2
    I’m wondering if in the United States more than 600 bn $ goes to the defense industry, then how much really goes to the defense industry and how many kickbacks and other deductions to the bureaucrats’ pocket. I don’t believe that they don’t have corruption, and most likely in a larger size than ours.
  32. Anatole Klim
    Anatole Klim 30 August 2013 08: 08 New
    +1
    They ordered the article and ordered it in the Kremlin, they did it right, it is necessary to influence public opinion in the West, they can and we must.
  33. Tatarus
    Tatarus 30 August 2013 08: 12 New
    +5
    Quote: Rosomaha67
    "And today I want to tell you about why Russia is not bad.


    Just admired !!! As a cross between the Russian-Tatar-Mordovian completely agree. We have everything: resources, opportunities, PEOPLE. Everyone who screams that they say everything is bad, apparently just used to the fact that they are bad. Such Pessimistomanes are simply dragging themselves from the feeling that they feel bad and around is bad. But I am glad that there are fewer of these. I read about 1905. St. Petersburg Intellectuals arranged holidays on the day of the defeat of our troops and called for prayer for the victory of Japanese weapons. Liberasts were then. In general, I consider such traitors and I want them to apply the laws of wartime. All of these bohemian-worthy are worthy of deprivation of citizenship and expulsion from the country. Nicholas 2 did not sign a single death treaty, became a saint ... PIPPED THE GREATEST EMPIRE. I am Orthodox, even churched, but I think that his cannonization was a political step. For the sake of reconciliation with a foreign church. The ruler of Russia cannot afford not to execute the traitors. They say he was kind and good in the family? Nonsense!!! After anointing the kingdom, all of Russia became his family. AND FAMILY, he betrayed. What a holy saint he is. Maybe we include Gorbi and EBN? Selling creatures. Sorry for the emotions
    1. Rosomaha67
      Rosomaha67 30 August 2013 08: 44 New
      0
      ..... I also liked it very much, everything is true and most importantly very intelligible, the author of The Thinker (I indicated), I wanted to convey TOPVAR members of the forum, because I think that this statement fully coincides with the policy of our site, but it was said as already said very well ! good
  34. Belogor
    Belogor 30 August 2013 08: 14 New
    0
    I read the comments of readers of the resource where this article came from. In general, there are a lot of positive comments, while criticizing his power for everything; and for the economy and politics, as well as the media and other sins
  35. Basileus
    Basileus 30 August 2013 08: 15 New
    +6
    Heh. Some kind of dubious list, to be honest. For some points, I don’t want to be proud of my country.
  36. Dazdranagon
    Dazdranagon 30 August 2013 08: 18 New
    +6
    We must develop the industry! Tired of using Chinese! It’s already disgusting - you buy a screwdriver in the store, and on it is "Made in China"! I’m silent about electronics ... hi
  37. soldier's grandson
    soldier's grandson 30 August 2013 08: 31 New
    +4
    maybe we are the first in foreign policy, but we have nothing to boast about in our homeland, miserable pensions for children, energy prices go wild, the government is anti-people, there is a big gap in the salaries of workers and management, school curricula and provision of education are ineffective, the population is driven into loans of 50 % per annum, in this we are far behind
  38. Oskar
    Oskar 30 August 2013 08: 34 New
    +4
    Russia produces more oil than anyone else on this planet, while it is in second place in world oil exports. The United States is the third largest oil producer in the world and is still forced to import more oil than anyone else. For gas the same situation.
    Found something to enjoy! Especially about the subway and the number of billionaires is very bent! The article is just ridiculous! According to the first of the listed signs, I see one thing - Russia under Putin became a "banana" republic and a raw materials appendage of the USA, Europe and China! All that we extract - we sell! And the United States needs oil and gas for its own production.
  39. ramsi
    ramsi 30 August 2013 08: 47 New
    +3
    rather, the states are sliding to the level of Russia
  40. Oskar
    Oskar 30 August 2013 08: 49 New
    +5
    Quote: Tatarus
    Such Pessimistomanes are simply dragging themselves from the feeling that they feel bad and around is bad. But I am glad that there are fewer of these.

    As one Japanese wise man said: optimism is the decoration of fools and careless. So do not rush to rejoice. Maybe careless fools increased?
    1. Tatarus
      Tatarus 30 August 2013 09: 43 New
      +2
      Quote: Oskar
      careless fools increased


      Here is my personal aphorism "Despondency is not a sign of wisdom" Do not hang your nose, hang by the nose
  41. lewerlin53rus
    lewerlin53rus 30 August 2013 08: 54 New
    +6
    Quote: Denis
    I don’t know how they do, but in Russia there is enough unemployment, there is also hidden

    With unemployment, the issue is controversial. Work in bulk. Only lazy people and drunks do not work. Another thing is how this work is paid. And how to get to it.
  42. Dwarfik
    Dwarfik 30 August 2013 09: 00 New
    -1
    Kind! Let the Americans consider what they want and what they want, our situation will not change from this, and the things described in the article are correct and correspond to reality! Our country has a strong leader, but not everything is going smoothly inside the country, it won’t be smooth as long as we are outsiders in geopolitics! The right course to go! Now the Americans are stumbling step by step, and our leadership is very skillful in capturing and instantly throwing as soon as the enemy relaxed for a split second! I do not call for anything and do not advertise anyone) but the rope really went our way!
    1. Alexander borey
      Alexander borey 30 August 2013 09: 08 New
      0
      Quote: Dwarfik
      but the rope really went our way!

      We just need to add that the "rope" is slowly wrapped around the neck of Russia. Our opponents are the whole Western world and they will not relax. As for the "instant throws," so far they are only shown by the States and their allies using the example of Syria, and we’re nothing can't do it.
  43. eleeorka
    eleeorka 30 August 2013 09: 20 New
    +9
    It is interesting that Michael Snyder seems to have written Anglo-Saxon (ili fric) descent and has the ability to think in a very different way than his fellow tribesmen ..... Of course, this itself respects (if, as Alexander Borey writes, this is not just another flattery for vigilance intelligence or if one of the western specks is simply practiced in colloquial Russian on this site ...... but there are plenty of people like that). I think that living in a Western country and reasoning so simply is incredible and impossible.

    I live in the West for 23 years ...... Every day on TV and radio - frank negative propaganda about everything that happens in Russia bordering on open hatred of the Russian people.

    Rogues and ordinary thieves such as Navalny, Gusinsky, Khodorkovsky, Polonsky, Berezovsky - appear to be freedom fighters in Russia.

    What can I say if young children from the age of 6 playing on a computer in every IT store are offered graphic games where they are “bad”, the enemies are Russians.

    It is interesting that living here you naturally make friends and colleagues of Anglo-Saxons ..... but the anti-Soviet seeds of discord sown and carefully hatched and now unwittingly put us on the opposite sides of the scales ....... None of them have an objective idea of ​​the past or the present of Russia and indeed of the modern world.

    When showing the events of the conflict in Georgia, Russian tanks and inserts of images of women and children fleeing supposedly from “bloodthirsty” (.....) Russians were shown.

    They want to see the Russians as they showed the drunken Yeltsin dancing to Clinton's laughter. This is what they want to see.

    ..... and do not let their language penetrate Russian so quickly ..... The manager is the manager, the PR is the duck, the know-how is savvy ......
    1. Tatarus
      Tatarus 30 August 2013 09: 41 New
      +2
      Quote: eleeorka
      What can I say if young children from the age of 6 playing on a computer in every IT store are offered graphic games where they are “bad”, the enemies are Russians.


      I think that on this front (games) we are broken to the ground
  44. Dwarfik
    Dwarfik 30 August 2013 09: 36 New
    +1
    Quote: Alexander Borey
    Quote: Dwarfik
    but the rope really went our way!

    We just need to add that the "rope" is slowly wrapped around the neck of Russia. Our opponents are the whole Western world and they will not relax. As for the "instant throws," so far they are only shown by the States and their allies using the example of Syria, and we’re nothing can't do it.

    Perhaps nothing can be ruled out! Or exclude by proving the opposite. But Alexander, you follow the situation around Syria, you perfectly see that the model of Libya, Iraq, Yugoslavia has not already worked (did not work). You do not think that the fact that the external aggressor has not yet gone to Syria is the merit of the aggressor? Or maybe really the position of the Russian Federation has become stronger and more confident? We note the complete silence of Germany and other significant countries. shaved back, France fell silent. I am convinced that there were some thoughtful moves here! In the end, we still do not see NATO in Syria - is this not our Goal? Of course, the Goal, as well as enough goals, but these will be other transatlantic stories. Do not relax and Russia! Sincerely.
    1. Alexander borey
      Alexander borey 30 August 2013 12: 23 New
      0
      Quote: Dwarfik
      You do not think that the fact that the external aggressor has not yet gone to Syria is the merit of the aggressor?

      I propose to leave this question open and draw conclusions on the final results, namely, they will attack Syria or not attack. Here then it will be possible to judge the strength of our diplomacy or its absence. What has not yet been hit on Syria is not about what he doesn’t say, there are final preparations for reconnaissance and military-technical nature, identification of targets and "polishing" of the plan of attack on Syria. My personal opinion is that the strike will be inflicted inevitably, and all the talk and debate in London and Washington is nothing more than a cheap performance, political the game. Everything has been decided long ago, enormous resources have been spent on preparing the strike: information, political, financial, military and intelligence. They will not back down, you will see. The United States will have enough forces and means to conduct a campaign against Syria alone.
  45. Alex66
    Alex66 30 August 2013 09: 50 New
    +2
    The article is very optimistic, but judging by the economy of our city, not everything is so smooth.
    The aluminum factory is slowly closing.
    A difficult plant is also not all workshops in order.
    Not high salaries at the state radio factory.
    Buildings go but these are shopping centers.
    No, we do better than in Ukraine, but still ...
  46. Dwarfik
    Dwarfik 30 August 2013 09: 57 New
    +2
    And I’ll add one obvious point: There was a split in NATO, a split of opinions about which 10 years ago it was impossible to think! This is a kind of micro-victory!
  47. dimon-media
    dimon-media 30 August 2013 10: 32 New
    +1
    If Syria stands under the onslaught of the striped and we don’t surrender it (Assad will remain in power), then this will probably lead to irreversible processes in the west, especially among mattresses. How this will end for them is unknown to anyone. Up to an economic catastrophe and complete demoralization of all structures and all circles of their society.
    And so the article is certainly positive, although there are small moments where the author slightly attaches. All the same, during the Cold War, the RSFSR was stronger than modern Russia.
  48. Horn
    Horn 30 August 2013 10: 34 New
    +6
    I would like to believe that Russia is catching up, and not the United States is slipping. In the villages of Russia - complete hopelessness.
  49. poccinin
    poccinin 30 August 2013 10: 54 New
    -1
    Quote: svp67
    Funny ... That's just the size of our economies are not yet comparable ... so that work and work ...

    look at the site "made by us" and you will see everything for yourself.
  50. Dwarfik
    Dwarfik 30 August 2013 10: 56 New
    0
    Quote: Horn
    I would like to believe that Russia is catching up, and not the United States is slipping. In the villages of Russia - complete hopelessness.

    Of course, they are right. But these are questions of domestic policy, our internal affairs, and Syria is a big foreign policy issue! But you are right, you need to decide on the other side of the border, and there are problems within yourself.