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Geopolitical shift in favor of Russia

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To understand the current Russian situation in geopolitics, several key factors should be taken into account, those “whales” that provide the basis for geostrategic planning and forecasting. There are globalization challenges, the activities of TNCs, and the undermining work on the “internal front” of non-governmental organizations, and state expansion. Any impact on the system is caused by a search for a certain result, and the chain of impacts can even lead to the collapse of the political system, which was perfectly shown by examples of the once stable USSR or, today, relatively stable Middle Eastern and North African states that passed through the destructive western scenario of the Arab Spring.


First of all, political scientists take into account the globalization challenges of the 21st century (terrorism, which has long been transformed from domestic not just into international, but into so-called “network”), weapon mass destruction, the activities of drug traffickers, ethnic and religious crime, mass migration processes, local conflicts that go beyond the limits of one country, spreading hotbeds of instability to entire regions). Secondly, the geopolitical situation is largely a consequence of the activities of transnational corporations, for the sake of obtaining additional profit, often interested in political redistribution of spheres of influence and infringement of national interests. The economy dictates the policy is often in the case of state expansion - this is the third. A well-known example of such an active expansion is China’s current policy with respect to disputed islands or credit trading in some republics of Central Asia. Fourthly, speaking of geopolitics, one can not ignore such a significant factor as the impact of foreign policy actors on the situation inside the country. With such an impact, inspired by the external enemies of a certain people, a relatively stable country in five to seven years, or even more quickly, can turn into a decaying state that is slipping into feudalism. Geopolitical enemies operate in an overly open country under the guise of NGOs (the so-called non-governmental or non-profit organizations), international “movements”, charitable organizations to combat disease, child mortality, etc., in fact, undermining a relatively stable country and making it target for hostile surrogate ideologies. In Russia, this is exactly how the policy of the United States manifests itself, often noted in sponsoring various organizations and movements. Once Ambassador Michael McFaul said: “Experience shows: I know that we don’t do this here. This is our clear policy. Other administrations have been doing this. And it is true. Read your history, guys. You just have to learn the facts. ” He added: “In America, a change of administration means a change in foreign policy. Condoleezza Rice, she is also a professor at Stanford University, could not be the author of the “reset”, because eight years before us she was engaged in a different foreign policy towards Russia. ” In fact, this is a recognition that the White House was “engaged”, as McFaul put it, “with this”. We have no doubt that the White House (or rather, the State Department) to this day is “doing this”. Probably, McFaul goes home just because he had this “occupation” failed.

If we consider the geopolitical position of Russia in the light of some of the factors described above, we will see some positive changes that have occurred in recent years concerning our country.

At the end of the last century, the negative trend that led to the collapse of the USSR, the birth of the “bastard” of the CIS, the replacement of the Brezhnev constitution, the degradation of the economy of the “independent” Russian Federation, the full involvement of Moscow in the orbit of Western interests, primarily the US, Chubais-style privatization, monetarist Gaidar-style reforms and the rapid embezzlement of Soviet folk production by “oligarchs” led to negative changes in the sphere of geopolitics. They simply ceased to reckon with Russia, it fell back not even to the second, but to third roles, almost into the “extras”. They started talking, and not without reason, that the Russian Federation is nothing more than a raw materials appendage of the West. The unpunished bombing of the socialist Yugoslavia by the NATO forces, for example, under Brezhnev, is something unthinkable. If the USSR and the USA formed the bipolar world, which served as a kind of two-system reference point - you are either for the “commies” or against them, then at the beginning of the 1990's. The "commie" was gone, and the world was taken over by the only gendarme - the United States, relying, among other things, on the power of NATO. And the Russians need only repeat after Zadornov: "Well, stupid ..."

By the beginning of the XXI century, the price of mineral raw materials, primarily oil, began to rise rapidly, which allowed Russia to get out of the enslaving debt hole dug by the “credit institutions” of the West.

Since 2007 in the West, the first signs of an imminent dreadful crisis have appeared, and in 2008, a powerful wave of financial collapse has covered the whole world, not even sparing the United States. The banking crisis, the mortgage crisis, the crisis in the real estate market, serial bankruptcies, large and small, rising unemployment, massive layoffs, reduction of government spending with the rapid growth of public debt, a strong drop in GNP growth, inflation - these are the main signs of the new “Great Depression”. The throne of the world hegemon - USA - staggered. President Obama, whose government inherited debts and heavy military heritage from Bush Jr. (Afghanistan, Iraq), has an extremely low rating in the homeland and is considered one of the worst US presidents in history. The rejection of the campaign in Syria and the rejection of a joint bombing of Israel’s nuclear bunkers with Iran, as well as an attempt to “reset” with Russia, which the West perceived as humiliating flirting with the Kremlin, showed the entire international community: America is no longer a hegemon. The bipolar world is turning into a multipolar world, where, in the first violins, overpopulated and heavily armed China is surely knocked out, which Washington is very afraid of.

In such an environment, Russia managed to perform well on the geopolitical front. First, last year, by shooting, the American "Tomahawks" of Syria were prevented from shooting. Secondly, with the mediation of Russia, the acuteness of the so-called “nuclear problem” of Iran was lifted: the negotiations of the “six” led to a weakening of sanctions against Iran and the revision of the old tough policy applied to Tehran. Third, the Sochi Olympics are the “brainchild of Putin”, as the Western press writes, turned out to be more timely. Foreign guests arriving in Sochi saw the very wrong Russia with frost at 97 degrees Celsius, stray bears and drunken Russians in hats with earflaps, which some fragrant, aged and drunk propagandists who think in the spirit of the cold war paint in their absurd articles. Fourthly, thoughtful propaganda also played a role. The RT channel broadcasts to foreign audiences in different languages ​​and broadcasts programs on the network, shaping and polishing the image of Russia. The struggle for traditional family and social values, opposed to Western corrupting gay parades and the moral devastation of Westerners in general, is widely reported in the Russian and Western press. This last one turned into a faceless consumer in the 21st century, whose tolerance in fact lies in the fact that it allows for the complete suppression of national self-consciousness and is willing to mindlessly consume what corporations will impose on it. This is no longer an individual, not a person, it is nothing more than a standard product of the stagnant era of mass culture. (However, Russia is not without a drop of tar. Having succeeded on the external front, Russia has forgotten that it has long been transformed from the inside into the same faceless West. Our state-run television channels, in fact, preach the same consumerism, and the “successful” are not wise men, but nouveau riche, "stars", residents of Rublyovka and other toadstools that twitch on 24 TV screens an hour a day.)

In parallel with the United States, the NATO bloc is weakening. The White House has repeatedly explained to the European allies that they should adequately, fully fund the maintenance of NATO forces. However, things are still there. The crisis has undermined the power of the Alliance. In fact, NATO is on the verge of collapse, and European politicians are talking about their own armed forces and the rejection of NATO programs.

The relations between the US and the EU are further cooled due to the revelations of Edward Snowden. By the way, this man was sheltered by Russia - again, benefiting from the current situation. The United States has become a violator of human rights, and Russia has become their protector. Americans are now puzzled on trying on totalitarian clothes.

Europe is shaken not only by the crisis, but also by separatism, which is widening in Britain, Italy, France, Belgium, Denmark, Spain ...

The rift between Western countries also occurs in foreign regional policy. Neither Britain nor France, the first allies of the United States, supported the White House initiative to bomb Syria in 2013.

The result for Russia: the West has ceased to be a united front, as it was during the Cold War. It can be noted that Russia here simply took advantage of the current situation, playing on the weakening of its former NATO partners and considering that the parliaments of many European countries no longer want foreign wars or "operations."

The return of the Kremlin to Central Asia is also a natural result of the weakening of Western influence. ISAF will soon leave Afghanistan, President Karzai does not want to sign agreements with the Americans. True, China is also actively entering Central Asia, which in the economic sense represents the strongest competitor for Russia. And no SCO will prevent China from dictating its interests in the region. More precisely, the SCO will even contribute to this. The next few years will show who will economically "steer" in Central Asia.

As for the prevention of internal corruption of Russia, here the Kremlin rather prudently “turned off” some NGOs.

13 July 2012 The State Duma adopted amendments to the law “On Non-Profit Organizations”. Non-profit organizations in Russia received the status of a foreign agent. The definition applies to those organizations that are engaged in "political activity" in Russia and, most importantly, receive "cash and other property from foreign states, international and foreign organizations, foreign citizens and stateless persons."

In the same year, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID, USAID), the so-called “independent” agency of the US government, ceased operations in Russia, although everyone knows that the USAID administrator and his deputy are appointed by the president with the consent of the Senate, and then these bosses receive instructions from the state secretary.

In recent years, USAID has worked closely in the Russian Federation with the Moscow Helsinki Group, the Gaidar Institute, the Golos Association, the Memorial Society, Transparency International, and others. According to open sources, over the 20 years of work in Russia, the sum of all agency projects amounted to about 2,7 billion.

In September 2012, the Russian government notified the United States of its decision to terminate USAID operations in the Russian Federation. Alexander Lukashevich, representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, said: “The nature of the work of Agency representatives in our country did not always meet the stated goals of promoting bilateral humanitarian cooperation. It is about trying to influence through the distribution of grants to political processes, including elections at various levels and institutions of civil society. Serious questions were raised by the activity of AMP in the Russian regions, especially in the North Caucasus, about which we repeatedly warned our American colleagues. ”

On the other "fronts" in Russia, things are far from being brilliant. There are a lot of not just unsolved, but widening problems in the country: 1) excessive migration, and this is about low-skilled or unskilled labor, as well as organized ethnic crime; 2) the threat of terrorism - this issue became especially acute after the tragic events in Volgograd; 3) a strong dependence of the economy on the global market situation, since the budget-forming industries and the main export of the Russian Federation are primary industries, and other goods are mostly uncompetitive, and even Rosatom’s nuclear projects receive due to ordinary dumping in the market - through loans issued abroad customers by the Russian government (recent examples are Bangladesh and Hungary); 4) oligarchic economy, accompanied by large capital outflows abroad; 5) the absence of a national ideology, which once again confirms: life in the country is based only on the patterns of the consumer society and the variant of primitive cohabitation in the spirit of “you for me - I for you”, characterized by extremely low consciousness and aspiration not to help your neighbor, but to inflate it. Egoism prevails over altruism everywhere - from government to neighbors and within the family. The rather low level of material security of many Russians, for which life is more like survival, also has an effect. Additionally, to put it mildly, the government’s ineffective struggle against corruption (there is no large-scale struggle and is not foreseen) and the prosperity of gentlemen like Serdyukov, Chubais and others who have left for villas on the western shores, which the Russian people cannot understand but can forgive someone. Yes, and not forgive.

Against all this, Russia's geopolitical successes are becoming blurred, and the lights of the Olympics are dimming, reminding other critics of the fairy tale about the Potemkin villages.

In full growth, Russia will rise in geopolitics only when it can at least equalize its internal, that is, national, happiness with a decent strategic game on the international chessboard. It should be good both inside and outside, but first of all inside. And this adjustment and seems to us the central task of state power. No wonder the Russian people today often recall Brezhnev. There is someone to look back on! Under Gorbachev, they talked about the seventies: “Stagnation”, and today our government is still talking about “stability”. However, these words mean the same thing. Stable means steady, only the first word is borrowed.

When our people stop talking about the fact that V. Putin’s foreign “arena” is fine, but inside the country everything’s bad and unfair, then Western critics will be silent, and then we can talk about the real rise of Russia. In the meantime, all the same: waiting, sir ...
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  1. Gardamir
    Gardamir 20 February 2014 07: 54
    +22
    This is all beautiful. But something I can not find commentary about the increased omission of the ruble. For the past two years they have been suggesting that America is in debt, like in silk, that everything is bad in Europe, that everything is fine with us, and the courses have gone astray. How so?
    1. Mart
      20 February 2014 08: 10
      +16
      Quote: Gardamir
      But something I do not find anywhere comments on the enhanced depreciation of the ruble.

      Yesterday there was an episode in Mosaic about the fall of the ruble.
      Quote: Gardamir
      For the past two years they have been suggesting that America is in debt, as in silk, that everything is bad in Europe, that everything is fine with us, and the courses are off course.

      I strongly recommend that you read the last paragraphs of the article that you are clumsily trying to comment on.
      1. Gardamir
        Gardamir 20 February 2014 08: 52
        +15
        Here I apologize. read diagonally. I agree with the penultimate paragraph. But the last one? Well, yes, in the Kaluga region he saw growth himself. But I saw Vladimir, Kirov, Yaroslavl, Tver, sorry, but not happy.
        1. Stalnov I.P.
          Stalnov I.P. 20 February 2014 11: 21
          +23
          The article is good in that it says about the most important thing, until we put things in order in our country, we will not achieve any outstanding success in the foreign arena. The complete failure of the economy in 2013 due to the fault of our government headed by Prime Minister Medvedev, the complete failure of the fight against corruption is the "stool" case, Rosreestr, the Moscow region with all its corruption. There should be crystal-clear people around the president, those who have stained themselves should be removed from power. The focus of the economy is EVERYTHING FOR THE PEOPLE, and not for a bunch of snickering oligarchs. The President is the guarantor of the Constitution, the guarantor of the entire RUSSIAN PEOPLE, about not 5% of its part, who call themselves the "elite". This is not the "elite", the elite are those who honestly serve in the Russian army, these are hard workers on which the economy is still supported, these are doctors, teachers who work for a pittance, there are many of them, honest, loving their HOMELAND, it is a shame to tell the highest we do not have personnel for work, they are there, look not there. If they don't understand this, then we will re-elect them, let them leave, otherwise we will get the same state of the country as it is now in Ukraine, it is clear where the legs grow from there, it all started with YANUKOVICH's "family contract". Stop feeding the people with crazy ideas, or we push the country to the top, or here's a god, here's your threshold.
        2. Vitlek
          Vitlek 25 February 2014 08: 31
          0
          Add Bryansk, Smolensk, Oryol, and it turns out all of Russian Russia
      2. zart_arn
        zart_arn 20 February 2014 10: 24
        +10
        When our people stop talking about the fact that V. Putin’s foreign “arena” is fine, but inside the country everything’s bad and unfair, then Western critics will be silent, and then we can talk about the real rise of Russia. In the meantime, all the same: waiting, sir ...

        When both in the external "arena" and inside the country everything will be REALLY good, then there will be a REALLY elevation of Russia. Then we will talk and talk about something else, but this is a completely different fairy tale. laughing
      3. tchack
        tchack 20 February 2014 13: 52
        +3
        When our people stop talking about the fact that V. Putin’s foreign “arena” is fine, but inside the country everything’s bad and unfair, then Western critics will be silent, and then we can talk about the real rise of Russia. In the meantime, all the same: waiting, sir ...

        I agree 100% ...
    2. dddym
      dddym 20 February 2014 08: 25
      +29
      Sorry, if you think that the ruble exchange rate is a real embodiment of value - I'm afraid I will disappoint you. The ruble exchange rate is not an indicator of the economy! The exchange is jobs for speculators and no more! For example, the dollar is generally candy wrappers.
      1. Horst78
        Horst78 20 February 2014 15: 05
        +2
        large outflow of capital abroad
        Here I have such an opinion. In reality, speculative capital is leaking and poisoning the real economy. A lot of capital is returned through the same Cyprus under the guise of foreign, although this is the money of the "oligarchs" and I think they go into the real economy. The "oligarchs" abroad have real estate and accounts to service themselves, while in Russia they have a profitable business. Abroad, they do not succeed in a sensible business (they are stupidly not allowed). And the one that is for the most part "branches" of Russian companies that do not bring significant income, but allow you to enter the Western market.
      2. yur
        yur 20 February 2014 22: 15
        +4
        Quote: dddym
        Sorry, if you think that the ruble exchange rate is a real embodiment of value - I'm afraid I will disappoint you. The ruble is not an indicator of the economy!
        Basically, I agree with you, but ... My eye medicine at the beginning of 2009 was worth 190 rubles, and at the beginning of 2014 - 423 rubles. Here is such a value, such an economy. And if you think that the state has increased my pension two and a half times in 4 years, then I hasten to reassure you, here it just saved a lot.
        1. dddym
          dddym 20 February 2014 22: 45
          +2
          What do you think I am for inflation ??? The course has nothing to do with it! The exchange has its own laws! Inflation has its own - inflation depends on the refinancing of the Central Bank (you yourself understand that at a rate of more than 11% it is generally difficult to develop). As the head of the Central Bank recently answered Ms. Mativenko. The question sounded like this: “What business can develop at a rate of more than 11%) to which the very head replied:“ Banking. ”Before the Fed, the question of money was somewhat different. Money must express the amount of commodity, otherwise it will cease to be. we need to nationalize our own currency and inflation will be on our side! And for this the very first thing is to nationalize the Central Bank. And if the ruble exchange rate was a reflection of the economy, then entering the stall and buying cigarettes you would know how much the dollar is worth today at this very time .. ...
      3. Wolf
        Wolf 26 February 2014 19: 14
        0
        Likewise, the base of the cutter eats oil, gas, weapons, the base of $ printing machines for paper, the real reasons for the inflation of Rubљa are not that, and neither of which has fallen off course! Vapros eats who owns Ruska financial system and central bank? Also eats a vapros from the interpretation of black soil. How can I import chicken? and the meat and the rest of the product?
    3. Vladimirets
      Vladimirets 20 February 2014 08: 36
      +10
      Quote: Gardamir
      increased omission of the ruble.

      Not everything is so simple, there are pluses in the fall of the ruble, otherwise the Chinese would not underestimate the course of their yuan, and the Americans would not yell about it.
      1. inkass_98
        inkass_98 20 February 2014 11: 03
        +2
        It's just that experts of home-grown but sponsored by Western "experts" economists have already taught us that if the ruble falls and the currency grows, then it's time to buy matches and salt, until coupons are introduced.
    4. FRITZ LANG
      FRITZ LANG 20 February 2014 11: 15
      +6
      we have the same x ... nn, the national currency is falling, the dollar is growing, ordinary potato has risen 3 times
      1. smersh70
        smersh70 20 February 2014 15: 36
        -2
        Quote: FRITZ LANG
        we are the same x ... nn, the national currency is falling, the dollar is growing, ordinary potato has risen 3 times

        So they believed Uncle Ivanishvili))) with Misha this was not)))) can return))))
        1. FRITZ LANG
          FRITZ LANG 20 February 2014 15: 57
          +5
          believe the same x ... nb would be.
      2. Ivan.
        Ivan. 20 February 2014 15: 52
        +6
        Quote: FRITZ LANG
        we have the same x ... nn, the national currency is falling, the dollar is growing, ordinary potato has risen 3 times

        This phenomenon is ubiquitous, on the one hand, it is the support of the US economy from "our" national banks, on the other, I remember that before a collapse there is always a long process of strengthening and growth, so that later to kill, remember August 1998 - for several months if not more, the ruble strengthened and grew before it was banged. This is the only way to rob the whole world in the end before the complete collapse of the dollar, I think in this way they will be able to rob the world for many trillions and maybe tens of trillions.
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    6. saruman
      saruman 20 February 2014 12: 12
      +14
      Quote: Gardamir
      But something I can not find commentary about the increased omission of the ruble. For already two years they have been convinced that America is in debt, like in silk, that everything is bad in Europe


      Keeping the ruble high is financial suicide. The ruble is a derivative of the dollar. The dollar is printed on an astronomical scale, so objectively it depreciates. A high ruble exchange rate against the dollar supports the value of a depreciating dollar. This is an axiom.

      But this is only part of the solution. The devaluation of the ruble should be followed by an increase in the money supply, a side effect is inflation, but this is still better than stagflation, which is beginning to manifest itself more and more clearly in our country. Then, to ensure economic growth, it is necessary to consistently reduce the discount interest rate of the Central Bank. As foreign exchange reserves are depleted to maintain a low interest rate, untie the ruble from the euro-dollar pair. Introduce the sale of raw materials for rubles, simultaneously announcing the free conversion of the ruble, and the provision of the ruble with gold (other precious metals) within the floating "golden corridor". Such a financial special operation will make Russia, at least, truly sovereign with good economic growth, as a maximum, one of the financial economic centers of the world.
      1. Sea snake
        Sea snake 20 February 2014 13: 39
        +6
        Article +. Thanks, Author!
        Quote: Author of the article
        Geopolitical enemies operate in an overly open country under the guise of NGOs, in fact undermining a relatively stable country and making it a target for hostile surrogate ideologies. In Russia, this is how the policy of the United States manifests itself ... Ambassador Michael McFaul said: “Experience shows: I know that we are not doing this here. This is our clear policy. Other administrations did this.

        The words of this fidgety liar McFaul will be believed, except perhaps only by Klitschko, with his bent off ranetka.
        Regarding Russia, the US has already said half an year ago in OPEN TEXT through the lips of Philip Breedlove (American general, commander in chief of the NATO Allied Forces in Europe) ---
        “Russia will remain a major factor in regional tensions through 2020, fueled by its geographic location, abundant mineral resources and desire for influence in the region. He underlined, ht "The task of the United States and NATO is to convince our allies and partners in the territory that Russia has declared its sphere of influence of our resolve."
        This is the geopolitics of our "probable partners" for the future - they are crawling "eastward" without stopping. Open military intervention in the countries of the former social bloc, the collapse of their industry, the installation of missile defense systems, the war in Ukraine, NGOs and pro-American media in Russia - all links in the same chain.
        I hope that after the OI there will be a worthy response from Russia, "over the horns" of these Anglo-Saxon crooks.
      2. papuasimus
        papuasimus 20 February 2014 14: 03
        0
        Yes, so I'm sour! The idea of ​​exporting raw materials for rubles is as old as a beard of gin!

        On the one hand, everything is simple - oil, gas, timber, seafood, metals, weapons (!) - export for rubles (And only for rubles!) - strengthening of the ruble - the ruble, this is hard currency.

        But, on the other hand, the proceeds of dollars and euros are exchanged for rubles at a high rate (roughly say 35: 1).
        How many social programs and expenses are financed from the budget ??? (we will mentally calculate .......) For about 1000 eureka, you can keep 2 pensioners per month. And if the ruble strengthens (say 5: 1)? For 5000 rubles, how many pensioners per month can you feed, 0,5? or less?
        It is beneficial for the state (!!!) to keep the euro-dollar pair against the ruble not in favor of the latter, unfortunately ......

        Think for yourself, comrades.
        1. SPLV
          SPLV 21 February 2014 11: 18
          +2
          Quote: papuasimus
          At about 1000 eureka you can keep 2's pensioners for a month

          You live richly, pensioners! Most of the pensioners I know have four or five of them living on this amount.
      3. Northerner
        Northerner 20 February 2014 16: 00
        +1
        Your words, yes to God and VV Putin's ears!
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      5. Xunta
        Xunta 21 February 2014 11: 18
        0
        Saruman BEAUTY !! I agree to all 100 !!
    7. Oleg56.ru
      Oleg56.ru 21 February 2014 08: 50
      +1
      That's how! In what currency do our officials and oligarchs keep their "honestly earned"?
      Naturally not in national currency and not in national banks. Where is the Russian stabilization fund located? Here is the answer to your question.
    8. Xunta
      Xunta 21 February 2014 11: 11
      0
      And what is so sad with the fall of the ruble? Low Ruble is great !!! A low ruble is expensive Athos and cheap Yotafon ... Unfortunately, we still sell oil for dollars, but against the backdrop of a falling ruble, this is also good (although globally oil for candy wrappers is sad ...), a low ruble is an improvement in the competitiveness of Russian goods , since 2000, the inflation ruble has fallen in price by 400%, and in relation to the dollar by 20-30%, consider the difference ... Accordingly, Lada Kalina for an external buyer has become more expensive by about 350% (roughly ...), at the current the price of the car 350-500 tr Kalina is not competitively capable, but with Due to inflation and the ruble exchange rate, Lada Kalina would cost 100-150 tr (In my opinion, Kalina for 100 TR is just a wonderful car!). In addition, a decrease in the ruble makes foreign goods more expensive for our domestic market, and accordingly, active import substitution begins in the economy, and this is new jobs! (taxes, budget, etc.).
      And let's think about what foreign goods we buy ... Chinese consumer goods, toys, digital crap ... will we live without it? Without iPhones, Abibas?
      By the way, China has been trying for many years to underestimate the renminbi, and not just China ... and cannot do this only through active opposition from the United States.
      After the default of 98 of the year, we began active import substitution, unfortunately the default of 98 was also carried out as the privatization of 91-93. But if we extend the default to 2-3 of the year, the ruble will go down, to put it mildly, only for the benefit !!!
  2. saag
    saag 20 February 2014 08: 08
    +3
    as always to the philistine believe. that everything is almost chocolate
    1. Mart
      20 February 2014 08: 12
      +2
      Quote: saag
      as always to the philistine believe. that everything is almost chocolate

      You here.
      1. saag
        saag 20 February 2014 08: 40
        0
        a quote from there "Don't worry, the author. The main thing is that the readers are not indifferent." (FROM)
        1. My address
          My address 20 February 2014 10: 05
          +1
          Sorry.
          By mistake, you put a minus Already corrected with interest. And where corrected, I agree with you.
      2. My address
        My address 20 February 2014 09: 27
        +2
        hi
        Hello, Oleg!
        Good link. I have not previously read, because IN look from last year. And there I liked the last sentence. with humor and slight malice. good
        1. Mart
          20 February 2014 09: 32
          +2
          Quote: My address
          Hello, Oleg!
          Good link. I have not read before, I have been looking since last year. And there I liked the last sentence. with humor and slight malice.

          Hello, Alexander! Thank! drinks
      3. papuasimus
        papuasimus 20 February 2014 14: 11
        0
        Thanks for the link, the article pleased with frankness.
    2. papuasimus
      papuasimus 20 February 2014 14: 06
      0
      For evaluation in "chocolate" or in .... I have my own head.
  3. Lumumba
    Lumumba 20 February 2014 08: 11
    +4
    I remembered a flock of 2009, there was one whip rubbing in about the causes of the crisis, but that's okay, now half of the blogosphere are "experts", but one assumption is clearly remembered: That in 4-5 years the euro will cost 50 rubles, and the dollar 40. Recall that for the article and who wrote it.
    1. siberalt
      siberalt 20 February 2014 11: 31
      0
      When the dollar will cost 50 pe (as it was already), the next zero will be removed from the ruble. And they will still be left in reserve. laughing
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  4. borisjdin1957
    borisjdin1957 20 February 2014 08: 13
    +1
    from the Don.
    I, on the go, can’t wait!
    1. velikoros-xnumx
      velikoros-xnumx 20 February 2014 13: 58
      0
      In the meantime, everything is the same: wait, sir ...

      Quote: borisjdin1957
      from Don. I, along the way, can’t wait!

      Just do not wait, you need to do something. The thinking part of the country's population does not have the right to stay on the sidelines. Happiness and prosperity cannot be bestowed just like that - it must be sought and gnawed with blood and sweat, and not wait until it falls directly into your hands.
  5. GELEZNII_KAPUT
    GELEZNII_KAPUT 20 February 2014 08: 21
    +13
    Until the oligarchy is bent, all internal and external victories will be only episodic! hi
  6. calocha
    calocha 20 February 2014 08: 31
    +20
    Russia allowed itself to be put on a leash, and then it came to its senses it bit off him and rushed off to the owner’s land ... Without a close-knit team in the AUTHORITIES, without a clear IDEOLOGY - WE WILL NOT COME SOON soon !!!
  7. Ivan Petrovich
    Ivan Petrovich 20 February 2014 08: 32
    +3
    if purely for money, then ours (us Russia) will have what they want and when they want
  8. ZU-23
    ZU-23 20 February 2014 08: 32
    +7
    Oleg! I thank you for the article, I have been observing the world with my own eyes somewhere since 2009, and before that I believed in the democratic tales of the Americans, although Chechnya and Iraq already gave rise to the idea that something was not going right, but then I wasn’t interested in politics laughing
  9. Barakuda
    Barakuda 20 February 2014 08: 35
    +5
    Quote: Gardamir
    This is all beautiful. But something I can not find commentary about the increased omission of the ruble. For the past two years they have been suggesting that America is in debt, like in silk, that everything is bad in Europe, that everything is fine with us, and the courses have gone astray. How so?

    I am not an economist, but I would sell part of the oil and gas for gold and rubles. I’m sure the ruble wouldn’t stagger.
    1. siberalt
      siberalt 20 February 2014 11: 36
      0
      And who sets the gold rate? In addition, our gold reserves in American banks. Try to get it. smile
      1. Ivan.
        Ivan. 20 February 2014 16: 21
        0
        Quote: siberalt
        I am not an economist, but I would sell part of the oil and gas for gold and rubles. I am sure the ruble would not stagger

        I would do this for the most part, and mainly not for rubles or gold, but on a barter basis, because there is a solid commodity turnover between all countries and in no case is the dollar as a unit of measure. It looks like this: A group of experts participates before signing a large contract and determines its terms, while small and private transactions can be neglected for now.
        Quote: siberalt
        And who sets the gold rate? In addition, our gold reserves in American banks. Try to get it.

        Gold is the same product and its evaluation does not interest us ourselves (our experts, economists) are able to evaluate its equivalent without conversion to dollars. And you can get our reserves from their banks (with losses of course), the main thing here is not to add up all the time .... but all this is just a dream ...
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      2. yur
        yur 20 February 2014 22: 33
        0
        Quote: siberalt
        And who sets the gold rate? In addition, our gold reserves in American banks. Try to get it.
        This, to put it mildly, is not true. Treasury bonds of foreign states (including Ukraine) are actually bought for currency, and gold is in Russia in Gokhran.
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  10. Vadim12
    Vadim12 20 February 2014 08: 59
    +11
    It’s said precisely that it’s high time to restore order inside.
    1. SRC P-15
      SRC P-15 20 February 2014 19: 15
      +5
      Quote: Vadim12
      It’s said precisely that it’s high time to restore order inside.

      If the house is being renovated, it is unlikely to be in order. And the "repair" in our country is going on overhaul, you can't do it quickly. And besides, a lot of hunters are divorced to profit by taking advantage of this disorder. What should be done to prevent the "building materials" from being plundered? Build a strong and high fence around the house, in the case of the country - to strengthen your army and navy. This is what Putin is doing now. If we have something to defend ourselves with, not a single stupid person will climb to us with his bad intentions. But even then, it will be possible to calmly equip life within the country, without regard to the opinion of the West. It's a pity that too many jackals have bred in the world with grabbing hands. For a long time we will have to strengthen our country, but I see no other way out. Something like this.
  11. pahom54
    pahom54 20 February 2014 09: 25
    +5
    The article correctly says about internal troubles and problems in Russia itself, and, it seems to me, the essence is also correctly indicated: the lack of ideology, consumerism and selfishness, especially among people in power, that is, corruption that has no borders - this is the main problem modern Russia!
    And here the slogan of communist times is acceptable: for each - according to work (and not according to theft), from each - according to his capabilities. There will be an ideology, there will be a goal of achievement - there will be at least attempts to achieve this goal.
    It seems to me that corruption is the main scourge of Russia, but again, without its ideology, this corruption cannot be defeated. It is necessary to look for ways out, it is necessary to educate a new generation in the spirit of not acquisitiveness, but of life and work for the good of the Motherland. This will require a long period, but it is possible!
    1. Ivan.
      Ivan. 20 February 2014 16: 42
      +1
      Quote: pahom54
      The article correctly says about internal troubles and problems in Russia itself, and, as it seems to me, the essence is also correctly indicated: the lack of ideology,

      Yuri, could you tell me what kind of ideology is this and how it can help. Personally, I think that the problem is different, and specifically, that Western ideology is forcibly and indirectly propagated from all SMDs (including education), and there is almost no struggle with it, and in the absence of ideology, I will feel normal those immortal values ​​that the people already have and have always been, haven’t gone anywhere, so a good enough education free from lies and giving the state the possibility of growth is enough. My ideology is clearly associated with totalitarianism and this is the suppression of dissent and is appropriate only in transitional, troubled times, then it is a destabilizing factor, vulnerability. Society should develop in all directions that do not harm itself.
      1. pahom54
        pahom54 21 February 2014 10: 20
        0
        To Ivan
        In fact, we are both talking about the same thing, simply either I couldn’t formulate my idea exactly, or you didn’t understand me ... But we think about the same thing, and speaking of the absence of ideology as such, I meant immortal values , which, unfortunately, are etched out of the current generation primarily by the existing pro-Western form of education, etc. Something like that. And I didn’t even think about totalitarianism, speaking about ideology ...
  12. nemec55
    nemec55 20 February 2014 09: 30
    0
    Everything is fine, everything is fine ,,,, Will. But you gentlemen just keep quiet and don’t even think about bad things and it will get scared and go away, but it’ll come right away as thoughts MATERIALIZE.
  13. Mviktor
    Mviktor 20 February 2014 09: 38
    +2
    [quote = Gardamir] But something I can not find anywhere commentary about the increased omission of the ruble.

    Stability in the foreign exchange market of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation deliberately destroys. The Central Bank gives loans secured by securities to large commercial banks; they use this money to buy currency in the market and so on in a circle. you just have to stop giving loans and speculation in the foreign exchange market stalls. I got the impression that Nabiulina specifically gives money to close banks, fulfills her appointment. As always, the Russian people are the losers; in March, prices for goods will increase. Then the ruble will partially work back and whoever buys currencies in March will lose again
    1. 787nkx
      787nkx 20 February 2014 11: 08
      +3
      Money should not increase by itself.
      Only through production should added value and profit appear.
      Investing in Russian is also complete nonsense:
      An investor comes and buys 50% of the shares for 1 million from another shareholder, where investment - I don’t see, then through his management he optimizes the processes and at the end of the year he gets the maximum profit, then he prepares for the resale of the shares.
      The company remained in the same time not a penny stuck in it, only the maximum possible profit squeezed out. Where is the investment?
    2. siberalt
      siberalt 20 February 2014 11: 40
      0
      Yes, not consciously, but according to the rules. Our Central Bank is commercial. It is not state property and is managed by the Fed.
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  14. mountain
    mountain 20 February 2014 09: 46
    +2
    To my great conviction, the people themselves and the ideology that brought us up earlier are to blame in many ways - minus one.
    Example, complain about a neighbor, the conclusion of the informer, the leadership, took dirty linen out of the hut, the withdrawal of the informer and went and went. Result, general bribery. How quickly did the criminal mentality and its consequences take root? In the Ukrainian example, one can see firsthand. Today we live in a new country with world values, much to my disappointment. And more time will pass by for us to understand where ours is and where we have acquired. Ideology is not only a state priority, but also the people themselves, culture, folk art, cooking, lifestyle and much, much more.
  15. innei
    innei 20 February 2014 09: 47
    +1
    Quote: Vladimirets
    Quote: Gardamir
    increased omission of the ruble.

    Not everything is so simple, there are pluses in the fall of the ruble, otherwise the Chinese would not underestimate the course of their yuan, and the Americans would not yell about it.

    what are these pluses? leave people without pants? and a couple of fun pluses ...
  16. Mikhail Topor
    Mikhail Topor 20 February 2014 09: 53
    0
    We see12, I completely agree. In the courtyard we have a lot of problems. It is noteworthy that the President logically deals with foreign policy, while the Prime Minister deals with internal politics. So which of them does not cope?
  17. Platov
    Platov 20 February 2014 09: 59
    +2
    "Then the Western critics will be silent and then it will be possible to talk about the real rise of Russia." while the Anglo-Saxons are alive, criticism from their side cannot be avoided. Critics will be the more the more things go uphill. And criticism is good, so we are alive and not going to die
    And at the expense of Iran’s nuclear program, it’s useless for him, at the high rate of development of rocket technology it’s time to switch to hypersound. There will be no global attack on Iran, it is very difficult to prove that a rocket flying towards Russia does not fly to Russia. Everyone knows this after the downed axes over the Mediterranean Sea. Friendship with Russia and a smart fight against the fifth column inside the country are the key to stability for Iran.
  18. bilgesez
    bilgesez 20 February 2014 10: 34
    -5
    Putin is the leader of the fifth column in Russia. Everything goes according to the plan of the Russians every year it becomes a million less, and soon will not remain at all. And then he will lose the mask. In the meantime, we are slaves for beads and iPhones giving their irreplaceable wealth, not even ours, but our children and grandchildren. While we have not been completely destroyed by Russians, we need to wake up and drive this trash out of Russia.
    1. SRC P-15
      SRC P-15 20 February 2014 19: 23
      +4
      Quote: bilgesez
      While we are not completely destroyed by Russians, we need to wake up and drive this trash from Russia.

      Did you want to pomaydanit? So come to Ukraine, since your tongue (or your hands?) Itch. What is happening there does not mean anything to you? "Sleepy" you are ours!
  19. polkovnik manuch
    polkovnik manuch 20 February 2014 10: 38
    +2
    They’re moving, but people don’t feel any shifts! I agree with the author, first of all, priority at this stage of development (too loudly, life is more correct) of the country, there should be internal interests, interests of the people, and not the benefits of oligarchs and politicians, only strong, united by common ideals, the country is able to behave with dignity in the world community and withstand any threats from outside.
  20. inkass_98
    inkass_98 20 February 2014 11: 14
    +2
    The words of the Author and God in the ears ...
  21. vadimN
    vadimN 20 February 2014 11: 16
    +2
    "When our people stop talking about the fact that Vladimir Putin is doing great on the foreign" arena ", but inside the country everything is bad and unfair, then Western critics will also be silent and then it will be possible to talk about the real rise of Russia In the meantime, everything is the same: we are waiting, sir ... "
    Author Oleg Chuvakin


    When everything will be wonderful with Putin and inside the country, then the people will stop discussing on this subject ...
  22. 1398727
    1398727 20 February 2014 11: 25
    +2
    When our people stop discussing the fact that everything is wonderful in the external “arena” of V.V. Putin and everything is evil and unfair inside the country, then Western critics will also shut up and then we can talk about the real rise of Russia. In the meantime, everything is the same: wait, sir

    This will not happen, our local princelings, overlaid with relatives no worse than in the Caucasus, and the difference between the luxury of those in power and the poverty of the "electorate" will always catch your eye, and again BB will be to blame for everything.

    Here it is necessary, as in "37", the law should work the same for ALL.
    And then everything will fall into place white will be white, and black black.
  23. rasputin17
    rasputin17 20 February 2014 11: 53
    +1
    The author of the article very correctly and correctly stated everything, there is nothing special to add, and many sane people who really evaluate the current events are of approximately the same opinion. One can only hope that everything will go on like this, then Russia will have a trump card to recoup on the external arena and defend their geopolitical interests. Everyone has enough errors everywhere !!! And I think that now it’s not worth focusing on the mistakes made by the modern leadership of the country, the very fact that they began to reckon with us as a power is already pleasing !!)) Russia will be a great power and dominant on the world stage, it just needs a little more time for this . And then we must be patriots of our country because Our country is first of all We are its people with character and will !!
  24. siberalt
    siberalt 20 February 2014 12: 00
    +6
    Thank you Oleg for the article!
    As for the Brezhnev stagnation. This is Gorbachev's liberoid trick to justify his "restructuring". And where, at least in some way, there is no "stagnation"? There are no such examples. But we had stability after Khrushchev's bread cards, price hikes and stupid reforms. Inflation, devaluation, economic crisis, and horror, unemployment - it was not about us. And the distortions in the food supply were created locally by the degenerating party elite.

    http://topwar.ru/uploads/images/2014/111/qjlx748.jpg
    1. papuasimus
      papuasimus 20 February 2014 14: 18
      0
      I completely agree, I remember these times well ...
    2. Bene valete
      Bene valete 20 February 2014 16: 39
      0
      Exactly said! I just want to add ... not a degenerating, but a dying "party elite", because in the localities the real elite began to come to the "helm", not the graduates of the HPS!
      And Gorbachev's labuden "is the last and decisive battle" ... the pseudo-communoids essentially sold the country to the enemy, just to stay in power !!!
  25. assam4
    assam4 20 February 2014 12: 09
    +6
    Yeltsin is one of the greatest traitors of the Russian people. Vlasov’s betrayal is a trifle compared to his betrayal. It is necessary to officially recognize this.
    1. ran42
      ran42 20 February 2014 14: 09
      +1
      Kiev did not have enough Yeltsin and three tanks at a decisive moment. If the state is in mortal danger, then any actions to eliminate it are justified,
      so said PA Stolypin more than 100 years ago. As for the surname of the "petty" traitor, I don't even want to get your hands dirty, and I advise you, assam4, to wash them.
  26. zeksus
    zeksus 20 February 2014 12: 25
    +3
    Our country is great, powerful, bright and fair !!!! I ALWAYS BELIEVED IN IT AND WILL BELIEVE !!! Our history of tradition, the Russian people - this is the guarantee of prosperity and greatness of our NATION !!!! THANK GOD!!!! PRAISE TO US - RUSSIAN PEOPLE !!! And no villains can change this !!!!!!
  27. Kostyar
    Kostyar 20 February 2014 12: 47
    0
    Quote: saruman
    Quote: Gardamir
    But something I can not find commentary about the increased omission of the ruble. For already two years they have been convinced that America is in debt, like in silk, that everything is bad in Europe


    Keeping the ruble high is financial suicide. The ruble is a derivative of the dollar. The dollar is printed on an astronomical scale, so objectively it depreciates. A high ruble exchange rate against the dollar supports the value of a depreciating dollar. This is an axiom.

    But this is only part of the solution. The devaluation of the ruble should be followed by an increase in the money supply, a side effect is inflation, but this is still better than stagflation, which is beginning to manifest itself more and more clearly in our country. Then, to ensure economic growth, it is necessary to consistently reduce the discount interest rate of the Central Bank. As foreign exchange reserves are depleted to maintain a low interest rate, untie the ruble from the euro-dollar pair. Introduce the sale of raw materials for rubles, simultaneously announcing the free conversion of the ruble, and the provision of the ruble with gold (other precious metals) within the floating "golden corridor". Such a financial special operation will make Russia, at least, truly sovereign with good economic growth, as a maximum, one of the financial economic centers of the world.

    How are you going to lower the rate of the Central Bank, if in fact it does not belong to the Russian Federation ...?
    1. saruman
      saruman 20 February 2014 15: 58
      +2
      Quote: Bone
      How are you going to lower the rate of the Central Bank, if in fact it does not belong to the Russian Federation ...?


      This is a bit more complicated. Our Central Bank is still a national bank, not a branch of the Fed. It is legally independent from the Government of the Russian Federation. Partially dependent on the State Duma of the Russian Federation, and to a large extent on the President. The President with the State Duma of the Russian Federation, with the help of decrees and laws, can determine the policy of the Central Bank. But the President does not directly manage the Central Bank and its head. In Russia, the Central Bank is not required by law to provide economic growth, but it is obliged to maintain the money supply in proportion to the size of gold and foreign exchange reserves. Hence the mantra about reducing inflation. But the Government, recently, must ensure economic growth and reduce unemployment. SO HERE !!!
      In the USA it is responsible for economic growth and reduction of unemployment - the Fed !!! And the government plays a secondary role in this process.
      In Russia, fundamental contradictions have ripened in the financial and economic policies of the Central Bank and the Government. Putin has castled the leaders of the Central Bank and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, the Ministry of Finance, but this will not help. It is necessary to change laws, including some constitutional ones. Here, of course, there will be strong opposition, but it is time to decide something.
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  28. pensioner
    pensioner 20 February 2014 13: 13
    +1
    Quote: Mart
    On other “fronts” in Russia, things are far from brilliant.

    So yes, of course ... But after all, almost all of this is characteristic of absolutely any modern country. With some corrections. For example: we have an influx of unskilled labor, and in Bulgaria, for example, an outflow of skilled workers. And so on all counts. Such is the prevailing modern model of the development of society ... And speaking of altruism in our time is simply pointless ... So (in my opinion): we have to live with all this before the next victory of communism. All that the government can do is to more or less control all this negativity ... Well, demand oligarchs to observe certain accepted parameters of social partnership. To share with the people, in short, force them. Hard to force! And the rest - thanks to capitalism and globalization ... Well, the CIA ... In general, I am a pessimist. To the question:
    when he manages to at least equalize his internal, that is, national, happiness with a decent strategic game on the international chessboard.
    - I have an answer: "Never!"
    1. pensioner
      pensioner 20 February 2014 13: 50
      +2
      Yes. And to the author - Thank you very much for the article, of course. hi
      Russia will only become fully geopolitical when it manages to at least equalize its internal, that is, national, happiness with a decent strategic game on the international chessboard.
      -This problem in such a concentrated form on the site is formulated for the first time.
  29. snow779
    snow779 20 February 2014 13: 19
    +7
    Something like that.
  30. oscar
    oscar 20 February 2014 13: 26
    +2
    So you have to start with yourself. And then everyone steals from us on the sly and blames the authorities for this .. "They plundered Mother Russia" ... They were led to McDonald's in the 90s, and now we are no longer. All are good.
  31. Leopold
    Leopold 20 February 2014 13: 41
    +2
    For the past two years they have been suggesting that America is in debt, like in silk, that everything is bad in Europe, that everything is fine with us, and the courses have gone astray. How so?

    Well, how would you be upset? The ruble fell in price not because of domestic inflation, but because of an imbalance in foreign exchange transactions. What will happen next? After about six months, all imports will rise in price (in ruble prices). Apparently 15-20 percent. At the same time, our raw materials, our products in the domestic market will remain at the same price. Any crisis is a window of opportunity.
    1. SRC P-15
      SRC P-15 20 February 2014 20: 09
      +2
      Quote: Leopold
      After about six months, all imports will rise in price (in ruble prices). Apparently 15-20 percent. At the same time, our raw materials, our products in the domestic market will remain at the same price.

      This is when in our country it was that when the cost of imports rose, the prices of our goods remained at the same level? They will rise, they will certainly rise, the traders will not miss theirs, do not even doubt it.
  32. Farvil
    Farvil 20 February 2014 13: 52
    +2
    There is an urgent need to change the management system in the country, officials practically do not bear personal responsibility for their work and therefore feel like celestials, therefore they do not care about everything except their own pockets. The bulk of officials are incompetent in those matters that rule. It is necessary to raise their industry agriculture who breathe right now. To drive migrants to their homeland is the fifth column, which sooner or later will show its fangs as the Czechoslovak corps in due time. And so on you can write a lot.
  33. Evkur
    Evkur 20 February 2014 14: 00
    +3
    The author tried to write, but in response I will say - WELL DOES NOT HAVE AN IDEAL STATE! AS IT DOES NOT HAVE PERFECT RELATIONSHIPS, PERFECT PERSONS, ETC. Tell me at least one country where everything is cool in external and internal affairs .... there is no such country. The Russian Federation is on the right track, it’s lacking a bit more arrogance, otherwise we all want to appear white and fluffy! What for?! You need to be as you are - CONFIDENT, STRONG, BASED, HONEST AND JUST, AND THEN OTHER COUNTRIES WILL RUN FOR US FOR YOUR SUPPORT! =)
    1. saruman
      saruman 20 February 2014 16: 05
      +1
      Quote: Evkur
      Tell me at least one country where everything is cool in external and internal affairs ...

      SWITZERLAND
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    3. Oleg14774
      Oleg14774 20 February 2014 19: 22
      0
      Quote: Evkur
      WELL DOES NOT HAVE A PERFECT STATE! HOW IT ISN’T PERFECT RELATIONSHIPS, PERFECT PERSONS

      The ideal state was the USSR, it was scammed!
      There are ideal relationships - many couples celebrate silver, and gold, and diamond weddings! Everything is in this world! For some, the glass is half full, for some it is empty!
  34. Stasi
    Stasi 20 February 2014 14: 55
    +4
    To put things in order in the country, one needs a person equal to Stalin in his mind and will. Having come to power, Stalin turned all the country's forces to an internal project. He began to plant all the foreigners and cosmopolitans of whom all our party elite and nomenclature consisted. You can swear at him for the Gulag and so on as much as you like, but the fact remains: he managed to defeat corruption in the country and thereby achieve the fact that the USSR became a superpower. So far, alas, there is no such leader in power in Russia, and Putin will not start the 37th year, because he is also from the system and is associated with it. If we talk about the Brezhnev era, all its grace was based mainly on oil, there was a period of crisis in the world when oil prices jumped sharply, after which a dollar flow poured into the Soviet economy. So we live now, on oil and gas revenues. The only difference is that under Brezhnev, petrodollars went into the country's economy and all social spheres and industries. And nowadays, the lion's share of all oil and gas revenues settles in the pockets of the oligarchy and power, crumbs fall into the country and people.
  35. parus2nik
    parus2nik 20 February 2014 19: 17
    0
    It should be good both inside and outside, but first of all it’s inside ... And inside there is confusion and reeling .. It reminds me of a meeting of the Russian mafia from the movie It rains on Brighton Beach: Katz offers to give up .. another to buy, a third to kill. ..
  36. Oleg14774
    Oleg14774 20 February 2014 19: 39
    +1
    Quote: Stasi
    To put things in order in the country, one needs a person equal to Stalin in his mind and will.

    Absolutely a bullseye! Everything to the last word!
  37. Normman
    Normman 20 February 2014 21: 51
    +1
    The author forgot about the fourth power. The control over the majority of media in Russia is either in the hands of Western liberals or oligarchic capital, which is not seen in sympathy for Russian sovereignty. There is a total fooling of Russian society, the replacement of values ​​and guidelines programming society for degradation and decay. A generation born in the USSR will leave, who will remain? Bloggers, creative class, glamorous scum, show business elite? Most of the concept of Homeland is not just incomprehensible - alien. Are you sure that these people will not be at the helm and will not sell the country for a stew? Russia rots from the inside in moral and intellectual terms! Devastation begins in the minds ...
  38. Klim2011
    Klim2011 20 February 2014 22: 09
    +1
    Quote: bilgesez
    Putin is the leader of the fifth column in Russia. Everything goes according to the plan of the Russians every year it becomes a million less, and soon will not remain at all. And then he will lose the mask. In the meantime, we are slaves for beads and iPhones giving their irreplaceable wealth, not even ours, but our children and grandchildren. While we have not been completely destroyed by Russians, we need to wake up and drive this trash out of Russia.


    Have you ever taken over a company with at least 50 employees? And then in a couple of years, increased rates by 200%?
    If not then no whistle here gopher agran. Forgot the state of the country Putin became president? For those with memory, I’ll normally write one word- Semibankirshchina. Or is it now in Russia Maidan and the Olympics in Ukraine?
    Vobschem Mob your ya!
  39. and why
    and why 20 February 2014 23: 50
    +1
    The situation with Syria is just a delay for America to export chemical weapons, which Assad could use against Israel if they would shoot him with tomahawks. In addition, there is a naval station in Russia in Syria, to conduct military operations near which it is like spitting in the face. The situation with Iran - in connection with the mentioned crisis in the United States and with the aim of harming Russia, Obama benefits from lowering the price of oil, which he does, despite the dissatisfaction of his close allies - Israel and Saudi Arabia. And where are Russia's geopolitical successes?
  40. nod739
    nod739 21 February 2014 01: 00
    +1
    lose. degrade. falling apart .....
    that's what happens in Ukraine ... if you change sign and see. as if we would climb to someone. then it looked like our intervention in canada, for example. and the split of the local population into English and French speakers — in the underbelly of the United States. and our Lavrov or Zyuganov would go to Ottawa and speak in the square in defense of Russian values, but in no case not in economic integration in the United States. and our ambassador there would crush instructions to local orthoxes ...
    don't like canada? well then mexico or texas ....
    cool picture ?? smiled?
    but this is what happens in Ukraine- (and this is part of the Russian world), only on their part in relation to us
    and after showing about Kiev, I can’t believe that everything is bad with them
    ...
    article is good. hot topic
    one must think, anticipate and act, and restore order in the house ...
    and when the order in the house and the neighbors start to treat it differently
  41. R1a1a
    R1a1a 21 February 2014 02: 08
    0
    "There is someone to look back at! Under Gorbachev they said about the seventies:" Stagnation ", and today our government keeps repeating about" stability. "However, these words mean the same thing. Stable means stable, only the first word is borrowed."

    I do not agree. Stability is constancy, but stagnation is still stagnation. Otherwise, I completely agree with the article.
  42. oscar
    oscar 21 February 2014 10: 29
    0
    And in the same states, far from everything is in order in the domestic arena, but this does not prevent them from remaining the main player in the world.
  43. groin
    groin 21 February 2014 12: 03
    0
    The last trump card of the Anglo-Saxons is the gold reserve (of many countries) that they have. It is problematic to turn back, and there are suspicions that it does not exist where it should be. Someone who will demand will leave ingloriously, like DeGol, Gaddafi, Hussein, etc. This is the same tool for the collapse of national currencies and the economy as oil (remember the collapse of the USSR), a hook on which you can hold any government and dictate your conditions.
    There is only one way out: to become rich and, accordingly, really independent, but simply (as it does not sound pathetic) to work for the good of your country. And do not forget that the word RICH is GOD
  44. cerbuk6155
    cerbuk6155 22 February 2014 12: 24
    0
    The USSR was the best country and the most powerful. am
  45. choukcha
    choukcha 5 March 2014 17: 07
    0
    ... started in health, finished with the calm phrase "wait, sir". If you wait, you will have to wait a long time. And if you do something for the Motherland, you can speed it up. And wait until they put it on a plate with a blue border ...