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What did the Russians think?

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Having resolved the “Syrian issue”, the Kremlin glanced in the direction of North Africa: Islamic radicals are also pressing on civilians there. Some European analysts think that Russians are planning to "strengthen political support" of the Maghreb countries. The Kremlin will pay particular attention to Tunisia and Morocco. People from there already came with a bow to Moscow. Meanwhile, NATO believes that Putin has decided to "split" the alliance by implementing a strategy in the Mediterranean.




"The new Mediterranean policy of Russia has gained real shape," - says the article of B. Wirtz on the resource "Boulevard Voltaire".

The announcement of the partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria "in the context of strengthening the symbolic and diplomatic interventions of the Kremlin" led other Western analysts to recall the "appearance of a Russian submarine with ballistic missiles off the French coast." They also recalled the "demonstration of power" in the Mediterranean.

There is also an opinion that Russia can provide support to Tunisia, where the Islamist movement Ennahda is becoming more and more popular. This party will clearly lead to the collapse of the country according to the Libyan scenario. In addition, jihadism flourishes in Cote d'Ivoire.

At the same time, Moscow supports Morocco in Western Sahara, where we are talking about the "Algerian claims."

In fact, today we are talking about the “new Mediterranean policy of Russia,” the author believes. The Russians, who gave the whole world a “Syrian example” (a real policy built on obvious respect for sovereignty, commented Wirtz), are apparently ready to convince their partners in the Maghreb and Mashriq countries that for a common strategy a rather simple gesture of will.

Russia's actions, as suggested by the journalist, follow the logic of "triple deterrence."

First, it concerns Turkey’s “Neo-Ottoman Project”, which Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced to the world in 2010 year, intending to restore the Turkish sphere of influence from Sarajevo to Cairo and from Morocco to Indonesia.

Secondly, it is an objection to the Arab oil monarchies.

Thirdly, this is opposition to local Islamist movements, which received quite a strong influence in the regions.

Such a strategy emphasizes the entry of the world into real multipolarity. This entry into the new world seems to be accompanied by a new confrontation and fear of the growing fragmentation of society.

Probably in the short and long term, the interest of Moscow will be the Mediterranean Sea. At the same time, the analyst believes, Russia in its strategy will hardly be aimed at “zero hegemony”, however, it is probably capable of bringing order to the Mediterranean.

Muslim governments in different states have already faced Turkish influence and destabilization on the periphery caused by the jihadist movements (the Caucasus and Central Asia). Therefore, Russia's desire to develop an alternative policy towards the Muslim world and adhere to the “multipolarity” policy not only meets with support, but also has a certain geopolitical “imperative”.

However, the strength of such a policy in the long run can only be shown by time. In any case, according to Wirtz, the changes both in domestic policy and in geopolitics in the eyes of observers merge into “fascinating” history.

What kind of "fascinating" story takes place in the Mediterranean, where the Europeans see Russians?

Recall that in the Russian Mediterranean grouping (on the basis of rotation), more than a dozen ships and auxiliary ships of the Northern, Pacific, Baltic, and Black Sea fleets of the Russian Federation are performing their tasks.

All this does not like NATO.

NATO Secretary General recently "expressed concern" about the "revitalization of Russia" in the eastern Mediterranean. He announced this following a meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, reports "Lenta.ru".

According to the already established habit, Jens Stoltenberg laid responsibility on Russia for increasing the number of refugees from Syria to Europe: “Russian military activity has fed a humanitarian crisis and pushed more people to the borders of Turkey. It also led to Turkish airspace violations. ”

Stoltenberg said the Alliance will increase presence aviation и fleet on the borders of Syria and in the eastern Mediterranean in order to intensify intelligence and support for Turkey: “We are facing serious security challenges from the south, and Turkey is at the forefront. NATO stands shoulder to shoulder with one of its members - Turkey. We decided to step up the alliance's efforts to collect intelligence in Syria. The Alliance will increase the number of flights of its AWACS aircraft to monitor the situation and increase its sea and air presence in the eastern Mediterranean. ”

Later, the NATO Secretary General made another statement.

Giving an interview to CNN, Jens Stoltenberg said that Russia is trying to split NATO.

"For a long time, we see that Russia is acting more confidently," Stoltenberg quoted. "Vedomosti".

According to the Secretary General, Moscow "uses various methods to intimidate its neighbors, and also tries to divide the North Atlantic Alliance." “But we gave an answer to this by rallying the ranks of the alliance and bringing our military policy in line with the new security conditions,” he said.

He again spoke about the eastern part of the Mediterranean. The Secretary General noted that the North Atlantic Alliance is concerned about the buildup of Russian forces in Syria, including the "deployment of aviation and ground forces, the military presence in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea." However, NATO has its answer to this: the alliance "is building up its military presence in Turkey and the eastern part of the Mediterranean."

In conclusion, we recall that General Philip Breedlove, commander-in-chief of the NATO Combined Forces in Europe, on March 1 stated that the United States and its allies are taking measures in case of war with Russia in Europe, and Pentagon Secretary of State James Townsend, who visited the Swedes, in an interview with the newspaper "Dagens Nyheter" spoke about the "threatening" and "unpredictable" Russian foreign policy, said that Putin was "intimidating the Baltic", and the Kremlin bombers had already rehearsed a blow to Sweden. Not knowing what else to say, he called out Russia "tragic threat."

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  1. mirag2
    mirag2 22 March 2016 06: 11
    +28
    Yes, Lavrov signed an agreement with the leadership of Morocco, and it mentioned "information protection", like with Nicaragua, where our specialists allegedly fight the drug mafia, and through the mouth they covered the Chinese construction site of the rival Panama Canal. By the way, Mistrals were needed there.
    1. 79807420129
      79807420129 22 March 2016 06: 25
      +35
      Oh, these Russians are making a fool and threatening the "peace-loving west", I also found "doves" of the world, damn it, all the Western goofs, the times when you dictated to Russia are over, now we need to negotiate.
      1. Temples
        Temples 22 March 2016 07: 39
        .
        on the mouth they covered the Chinese construction site of the rival Panama Canal. By the way, the Mistrals were needed there.

        Well, and how, covered up?
        All the Chinese people had their eyes widened, or they ran around the "Chinese construction site" and shouted - there are no Chinese here!
        And why in the past tense?
        Is the cover over?
        Is the construction completed?
        Or: no mistral - no channel! ???

        What am I talking about ??? It's a secret! wassat
        1. cniza
          cniza 22 March 2016 08: 17
          +14
          They are wondering how the coffee grounds are and can’t understand in any way that Russia is doing what it says ... listen and maybe you will understand.
          1. Mobius
            Mobius 22 March 2016 09: 10
            +8
            Quote: from article
            Not knowing what else to say, he called Russia a “tragic threat."


            And from this tragedy, it becomes clear: They began to take us seriously, and recognized by force.

            And they reckon with the strong, fear, and respect them.
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        3. Dam
          Dam 22 March 2016 12: 12
          +3
          Sorry, why hysteria?
        4. stas-xnumx
          stas-xnumx 22 March 2016 17: 00
          0
          Ta-sh Marshall, excellent))))
        5. Nick
          Nick 22 March 2016 17: 09
          +2
          Quote: Temples
          What am I talking about ??? It's a secret! wassat

          What smoked?
        6. Asadullah
          Asadullah 22 March 2016 17: 37
          +2
          What am I talking about ??? It's a secret!


          I don't really understand the negative assessment of your post .... but in general, the construction of the canal is a question of the PRC and the United States. Russia and Cuba here provide a forceful cover for the Sandinistas, to forestall the color revolution. It was not for nothing that Obamych flew to Havana for a picnic at the "crumbling" Cuba, one of the most efficient armies in the region. For the colored rabble collected by the Americans from Central America, there is no chance in Nicaragua. Therefore, the channel is not a short-term project, it meets the Chinese concept of retail chains, it is the Chinese who want to reduce the ton of transported goods to a single-digit figure.
    2. Megatron
      Megatron 22 March 2016 08: 37
      +22
      The main thing is not to go along the path of the USSR — nothing free! Let them buy for their money!
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    4. siberalt
      siberalt 22 March 2016 09: 16
      +6
      Can't you see that the flow of refugees from BV has been established by Turkey? Moreover, on an "industrial scale". And, if the EU went to pay for this business, then there is a reason for this and its own gesheft. Gene the destroyer of Europe is already out of the bottle.
      As for the African states molded from puppet colonies in the second half of the last century, let Europe bear the full responsibility for them. Or he will get a very worthy answer.
      1. Michael67
        Michael67 22 March 2016 09: 48
        +7
        “For a long time, we have seen that Russia is acting more confidently.” What an important observation! And they cannot understand in any way that Russia is not an aggressor.
        And they will never understand. Therefore, in order to understand this, it is necessary to be just a normal person, and not homo primigenius of non-traditional orientation, who will strangle mom for money. They have nothing human left.
        1. marl
          marl 23 March 2016 02: 59
          +1
          Quote: Michael67
          they cannot understand in any way that Russia is not an aggressor. And they will never understand. Therefore, in order to understand this, you just need to be a normal person

          That's right, they will never understand. But not because they cannot understand, and not because they suffer from dementia. NATO understands everything perfectly, but to them it no need not profitable.
          NATO needs to have an external enemy and they assigned the role of the aggressor of Russia. It is much more interesting and profitable to fight against a virtual enemy than with real terrorism at the threshold of your own home.
          It’s not yet evening, they’ll even see the trail of the Kremlin in the attacks.
    5. grandson of the hero
      grandson of the hero 22 March 2016 10: 20
      +2
      Through the Nicaraguan Canal, initially under the treaty, Russia provides military cover for the project. It is a pity that the progress is still very weak. It seems that everything has been agreed (even with the "green" ones) and contracts are in progress. It seems like the main Chinese there the courts fumble at the amerovskoy order.
    6. PKK
      PKK 22 March 2016 13: 42
      +2
      I wrote the same about the appointment of the Mistrals and grabbed the minuses from local clever people. About dill in this situation. I think Poroshenko will not dare to take active steps until Russia is bogged down in North Africa. Then he will tear Drang tries Osten. .Covered with a copper basin forever and ever.
    7. Karabin
      Karabin 22 March 2016 17: 57
      +1
      Quote: mirag2
      and on the mouth carried out the cover of the Chinese construction of the rival Panama Canal

      Shielded from whom? And why is the Chinese construction so dear to us? And what about this: The project is being implemented by HKND-Group, a privately held multinational company headquartered in Hong Kong. The main partners of the HKND-Group in the construction of the canal are: China Railway Construction Corporation (China), McKinsey & Company (USA), Environmental Resource Management (EU) [4].
    8. AllXVahhaB
      AllXVahhaB 22 March 2016 18: 52
      0
      Do you think China does not have its own specialists?
    9. code54
      code54 22 March 2016 21: 00
      0
      Well, the fascists, too, shouted to everyone, and especially to the Germans that the communists are evil and that the world must be saved from the Russians. And radios were released with fixed settings in order to pour "their" news into the ears. And what is America doing now?
  2. avvg
    avvg 22 March 2016 06: 20
    +5
    People say that a holy place is never empty. After the "American apocalypse" in the Middle East, everyone became convinced (in Syria, Iraq, Egypt, etc.) that only Russia could be relied on and the process began.
    1. Temples
      Temples 22 March 2016 07: 43
      -7
      everyone was convinced (in Syria, Iraq, Egypt, etc.) that it was only possible to rely on Russia and the process began.

      You need to rely on yourself.
      Some kind of epidemic of addiction in the minds.

      Why do not you even assume that people can live as YOU decide ???
      1. Diana Ilyina
        Diana Ilyina 22 March 2016 09: 10
        +36
        Quote: Temples
        Why do not you even assume that people can live as YOU decide ???


        You are probably talking about the Iraqis, Libyans and Syrians ?! Apparently they are tired of living with low prices for fuels and lubricants, with a good social system, and in general they are tired of living in a peaceful country and they decided to destroy their countries with their own hands, right ?! You ask the Afghans how they live now and how they lived under the "Soviet occupation"! Why do you continue to naively believe that ordinary people, at least somewhere in the world, decide something for themselves ?! Then you are very naive! All over the world from East to West and from North to South, everything is decided by a small bunch of very rich and influential capitalist spiders, in other words, transnational corporations! I suppose that even the most "exceptional" president on the planet can independently decide only one issue, namely, whether he wants to go to the toilet or can still be patient. Everything else is decided for him, his duty is only to voice the decisions of others, that's his whole function!
        1. tiredwithall
          tiredwithall 22 March 2016 11: 40
          +6
          Bravo, Diana! my applause.
        2. Anglorussian
          Anglorussian 23 March 2016 00: 36
          +1
          An Afghan in London (refugee) told me that they do not need schools and hospitals, that they want to live with their own minds. So they look at it themselves. Science, from the unclean of them. And he painted a helicopter attack in all colors. He wanted to pounce on me only the difference in weight categories and immigration status took into account and decided to calm down. Cheerful person - only lead injections are treated.
          1. andrey-ivanov
            andrey-ivanov 23 March 2016 13: 00
            +2
            An Afghan in London (refugee) told me that they do not need schools and hospitals, that they want to live with their own minds.
            And this Afghan man with his mind added that in London it is better to live than in his native Afghanistan. laughing
      2. trantor
        trantor 22 March 2016 19: 45
        0
        Quote: Temples
        Why do not you even assume that people can live as YOU decide ???

        They themselves decided? Yes, they themselves do not even know how to pump their oil. For the Saudis, for example, the Americans do this ... and they pay them with one hand, and feed the Wahhabis with the other. Your deeds are wonderful.
    2. Nikolay K
      Nikolay K 22 March 2016 08: 11
      +6
      Ours in Africa now will not climb. Pleasure is expensive and no need for it. Syria and so quite clearly showed hu hu. But it’s nice that the world began to fear Russian unpredictability (in the good sense of the word).
      1. grandson of the hero
        grandson of the hero 22 March 2016 10: 35
        +4
        But, in general, in Tunisia there are a lot of our former compatriots. The ancestors of those who fled from the Soviet regime to civilian life are still there.
        We in Russia have their modern refugees and the ancestors of those who escaped from fascist Italy. My grandfather (on the maternal side) has a surname Kirien, he is from there. He died near Moscow in 1941, burned down in a tank.
  3. aszzz888
    aszzz888 22 March 2016 06: 21
    +2
    Such a strategy emphasizes the entry of the world into real multipolarity.

    Hello Oleg.
    Perhaps this is the "multi-move" of our "grandmaster" VVP? But for these purposes still, oh, how much it is necessary to apply all the costs and resources!
  4. Same lech
    Same lech 22 March 2016 06: 22
    +5
    made other Western analysts recall the "appearance of a Russian submarine with ballistic missiles off the French coast."


    Swedish Syndrome ....
    guess from 3 attempts that this object belongs ... I believe that this is a Loch Ness monster smile
    1. Viktor_24reg
      Viktor_24reg 22 March 2016 07: 05
      +4
      Until now, no one guesses, but the Loch Ness monster is not. There is our mini submarine disguised as a monster and frightening fishermen. The boat comes and goes along the rivers, through the cities, absolutely not noticeable. United kindoms and don't guess how close we are laughing
      1. Yuri Y.
        Yuri Y. 22 March 2016 10: 49
        +3
        Quote: Viktor_24reg
        guess from 3 attempts that this object belongs ... I believe that this is a Loch Ness monster

        Who lives on big water will immediately say that this is a motor boat coming. The virtual model of the world, in addition to human consciousness, is created by society for one or another choice of actions. Well, at least in the form of public opinion. Well, now people see the world through the media. They use it, therefore the media take control first of all (long live freedom of speech !, of our word!). And that it depends on the signature under the photo. This is not even a lie. This is the formation of virtual reality in their favor.
    2. go21zd45few
      go21zd45few 22 March 2016 12: 52
      +1
      Yes there is a Loch Ness monster. This is the European Union and NATO who are ready to gobble up anyone with an opposite opinion. These are predators in a civilized society. For these freaks, human life is nothing, they are cannibals in the guise of people.
    3. abrakadabre
      abrakadabre 22 March 2016 13: 54
      +1
      Someone riding a scooter. And because of the angle, the wake wave seems to be one monolithic object - a submarine.

      What about your version?
  5. parusnik
    parusnik 22 March 2016 06: 25
    +5
    Moscow "uses various methods to intimidate its neighbors, and also tries to divide the North Atlantic Alliance"... Come on ... you’ll scare you .... And as for the alliance, you yourself will fall apart .. not now ... but I think it will ..
    1. wasjasibirjac
      wasjasibirjac 22 March 2016 07: 31
      +6
      Quote: parusnik
      .. Come on ... scare you ....

      Well, NATO doesn’t need to be scared. danger itself will come up, it will be frightened, it will overcome danger itself. all by herself.
  6. Mikhail m
    Mikhail m 22 March 2016 06: 31
    +4
    Russian intervention maintains statehood and order; US intervention with satellites carries the opposite result. Only the blind man does not notice this. Here Africa has reached Russia. We have, however, not enough resources, but this is a business. The trend is important.
    1. tiredwithall
      tiredwithall 22 March 2016 11: 43
      +1
      Here we are, with our tendency and fifth column, but without resources, and will be buried.
    2. tiredwithall
      tiredwithall 22 March 2016 11: 43
      +1
      Here we are, with our tendency and fifth column, but without resources, and will be buried.
  7. Knowing
    Knowing 22 March 2016 06: 32
    +2
    The whole trouble with Nata is that they relaxed, without quotes. What your opponents, liberasts, don't say from PARNASOV AND OGRYZKOV, but VVP made a little distracting, and "sweeping, a sharp throw over the thigh," putting the "opponent" on the head. They still won't come to their senses.
    1. Knowing
      Knowing 22 March 2016 08: 44
      -1
      A crunch from the "neck!" I heard from Kerry. Arrives, asked ... We will meet ... Waiting.
      1. Anglorussian
        Anglorussian 23 March 2016 00: 39
        -1
        Where's AK? Did you drink it?
  8. cap
    cap 22 March 2016 06: 41
    +1
    “As Stoltenberg said, the Alliance will increase its air and naval presence along the Syrian border and in the eastern Mediterranean in order to intensify intelligence and support for Turkey:“ We are facing serious challenges to our security from the south, and Turkey is at the forefront. NATO is standing shoulder to shoulder. with one of its members - Turkey. We have made a decision step up the alliance's intelligence gathering efforts in Syria. The Alliance will increase the number of flights of its AWACS aircraft to monitor the situation and increase its sea and air presence in the eastern Mediterranean. ”

    "Pentagon State Secretary James Townsend, who visited the Swedes, in an interview with the newspaper" Dagens Nyheter "spoke about the" threatening "and" unpredictable "Russian foreign policy, said that Putin is" intimidating the Baltic states ", and the Kremlin bombers have already rehearsed a strike on Sweden. Not knowing what else to say, he called Russia a "tragic threat."


    Compare the statements and it is immediately clear who the real threat is. To add up the budgets of the countries "fighters for values", you can stop reading all the statements of officials tied by one rope called NATO.
    It’s hard for them to see life looking at the map of the world, one sixth of the land, and does not want to follow the "peaceful course" of the western "crap".
    They made the "decision." Get off!
    Something like that hi
  9. olimpiada15
    olimpiada15 22 March 2016 06: 51
    +3
    In principle, NATO is a very serious organization to possess reliable information about the absence of a threat of attack from the Russian Federation.
    Building hysteria is a way
    - attach importance to an organization such as NATO, which is harmful to stability in the world,
    - increase military spending for the joy of the military-industrial lobby,
    - fear of being out of work.
    NATO should have ceased to exist simultaneously with the collapse of the bloc of the Warsaw Pact countries, it would have been calmer in the world. How many lives would have been saved if NATO countries did not use "peaceful" bombing in Yugoslavia, Iraq, Libya.
    The screech about the Russian Crimea is not a constant annoyance at the failure to replace the Russian base with NATO.
    Europeans and Americans, poor in spirit, cannot understand what they have nothing to do on earth, watered by the blood of many generations of Russian soldiers.
  10. family tree
    family tree 22 March 2016 06: 59
    +11
    Again kakly in flight? Well, Russia doesn’t want to go to war with them laughing
    Porsenko needs to be renamed Ukraine, in Pig-Besalu, you look, they’ll banish Africa as well, at least there will be some hope wassat
  11. Sergg
    Sergg 22 March 2016 07: 12
    +3
    Syria is currently supplying fruit!
    The military support of African countries will also help solve the problem of import substitution (with regards to fruits, which in Russia are not sufficient), here Russia's economic interests are quite visible.
  12. K-50
    K-50 22 March 2016 07: 15
    +6
    At the same time, Moscow supports Morocco in Western Sahara, where we are talking about the "Algerian claims."

    That's unlikely. Algeria buys quite a lot of modern Russian weapons and confronts him for some kind of Morocco bullshit. Yes, and we don’t have any special interests - blacks and blacks, let them cut further among themselves, they may crawl around the world less, and how cockroaches climb, word of mouth.
  13. Dax
    Dax 22 March 2016 07: 37
    +1
    How straight in the yard: the weak, stupid and insignificant - they live in their own world (while no one touches them) - they can talk about "victories" in the cold wars, in fights with hooligans in order to protect the weak ... stench, and rot, and lies ... And for some reason, such nonentities with a rich imagination are often (for lack and lack of real deeds, probably). In the courtyard, at best, such a person communicates only with similar people, but in politics, isn't it better to act the same way and continue to do their own, real business, for themselves, descendants, the world ...
  14. Pvi1206
    Pvi1206 22 March 2016 07: 37
    +4
    Briefly formulate the meaning of this article is as follows. The United States and its allies do not understand what Russia has in mind and is implementing in the Mediterranean.
    This is recognized by Western politicians. Hence their confusion and verbal diarrhea.
    Russia and the West confront each other in deeds, but in words, as it were, everyone is fighting "international terrorism." And in this confrontation Russia wins.
    But such a trap for themselves was organized by our "partners" themselves. And now they do not know how to get out of it, declaring themselves the winners.
    1. Cap.Morgan
      Cap.Morgan 22 March 2016 08: 02
      +2
      Quote: Pvi1206
      Briefly formulate the meaning of this article is as follows. The United States and its allies do not understand what Russia has in mind and is implementing in the Mediterranean.
      This is recognized by Western politicians. Hence their confusion and verbal diarrhea.
      Russia and the West confront each other in deeds, but in words, as it were, everyone is fighting "international terrorism." And in this confrontation Russia wins.
      But such a trap for themselves was organized by our "partners" themselves. And now they do not know how to get out of it, declaring themselves the winners.

      The ending of the article is interesting.
      The US is preparing to fight with Russia in Europe. Not in America, but as usual in Europe.
      1. bocsman
        bocsman 22 March 2016 09: 20
        0
        Quote: Cap.Morgan
        The ending of the article is interesting. The USA is preparing to fight with Russia in EUROPE. Not in America, but as usual in Europe.

        But on this score, the United States should not have any illusions! They themselves will receive a completely "asymmetric" answer. Apparently they feel it and therefore vibrate intensely and force others to do the same.
  15. Pacifist
    Pacifist 22 March 2016 08: 02
    +3
    Well ... it's time to say "WOO!" so that they are the whole team, with a cry "RUSSIANS are coming!" they jumped out of the window. bully
  16. Izotovp
    Izotovp 22 March 2016 08: 28
    +7
    It is ridiculous to watch how American generals try to sell American defense while traveling around the world and scaring us all. Sales agents in uniform smile
  17. Ros 56
    Ros 56 22 March 2016 08: 40
    0
    General Philip Breedlove, Commander-in-Chief of the NATO Joint Armed Forces in Europe, said on March 1 that the United States and its allies are taking measures in case of war with Russia in Europe


    This is in the sense of bought a hundred containers with diapers for their warriors?
    Or booked a cemetery?
    I don’t understand one thing, if they want and are pricked, then why shout about it all over the world. Well, rake in to the fullest, because they know perfectly well, but no, you have to wander like that dog, a tongue without bones.
  18. vladimirvn
    vladimirvn 22 March 2016 09: 11
    -1
    Russia returned to the Middle East, seriously and for a long time.
  19. guzik007
    guzik007 22 March 2016 09: 43
    0
    In this matter, it seems to me, Putin is still guided by the proverb "you walk wide and tear your pants."
    It will not be sprayed to support everyone and everything without emergency.
  20. ruAlex
    ruAlex 22 March 2016 10: 21
    0
    It seems that at first these neoquats simply intimidated their people, and now they themselves believe in their delirium. Go change your pants "exceptional"
  21. Seraphimamur
    Seraphimamur 22 March 2016 10: 26
    0
    Why Russia needs Africa? This mess in North Africa was started by Europeans and let them deal with refugees there, let them fight ISIS at their borders!
    1. Ros 56
      Ros 56 22 March 2016 10: 57
      +1
      Why, bananas and coffee with cocoa will be pulled from there, well, maybe something else good. lol
      1. Anglorussian
        Anglorussian 23 March 2016 00: 41
        0
        Neither one nor the other nor the third is there. There is nothing there except immigrant runners.
    2. NEXUS
      NEXUS 22 March 2016 12: 49
      +1
      Quote: Seraphimamur
      Why Russia needs Africa?

      In the 90s of Russia, in fact, there was nothing to worry about. Therefore, it was losing ground around the world. An example is the withdrawal of the Mediterranean flotilla, after which the war in Iraq began.
      One thing is good, Russia is beginning to declare more and more confidently about its interests WORLDWIDE, and not just at its borders.
      1. Karabin
        Karabin 22 March 2016 18: 00
        -2
        Quote: NEXUS
        One thing is good, Russia is beginning to declare more and more confidently about its interests WORLDWIDE, and not just at its borders.

        Peremoga is especially impressive in Ukraine. In Kiev, a pro-Russian on a pro-Russian.
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    1. akims
      akims 22 March 2016 10: 52
      -3
      Greetings to the pan-and-tumblers
      1. Ros 56
        Ros 56 22 March 2016 11: 02
        -1
        And you are a clown too.
      2. tiredwithall
        tiredwithall 22 March 2016 11: 51
        +2
        Hi, Brainless handout lovers. How do wealth rush from the west through the Ukrainian border? I suppose you are blinking ...
        1. Old warrior
          Old warrior 22 March 2016 17: 17
          0
          Well so ... only I did not understand why? belay
        2. Old warrior
          Old warrior 22 March 2016 17: 17
          0
          Well so ... only I did not understand why? belay
    2. Ros 56
      Ros 56 22 March 2016 11: 00
      -1
      Fool, you would not get the size out of here.
    3. Lyton
      Lyton 22 March 2016 11: 09
      -1
      You could even google about the number of soldiers in the Russian army, you erased it, you’ve stupidly bought the entire senior command staff, oh yes there isn’t a stronger Ukrainian army in fact, you really believe it.
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    5. grandson of the hero
      grandson of the hero 22 March 2016 11: 11
      0
      And you, before writing nonsense, did not try to figure out the question. Well, at least superficially. Since they did not forget how to press on the keyboard, it means that not all the brain has been washed. Best wishes for using the remaining gray matter.
  23. Nikolay71
    Nikolay71 22 March 2016 11: 49
    0
    In conclusion, recall that General Philip Breedlove, Commander-in-Chief of the NATO Joint Armed Forces in Europe, announced on 1 in March that the United States and its allies are taking measures in case of war with Russia in Europe
    It would be better if measures were taken in case of war with terrorists in Europe.
  24. Haloperidol
    Haloperidol 22 March 2016 11: 56
    +1
    I'll tell you a secret - Russians are planning to attack the state of Georgia (USA). There are many peaches, and Russia is a northern country, peaches are very necessary ... I am Russian, I know ... In addition, Russian tanks are already in Georgia, they are well hidden and you will not find them. In general, the Russians go, jump out of the windows of their skyscrapers, as the US Secretary of Defense James Vincent Forrestol jumped from the 16th floor on May 22, 1949.
  25. tiredwithall
    tiredwithall 22 March 2016 12: 08
    +1
    "Having solved the 'Syrian issue', the Kremlin looked towards North Africa"
    It seems that the Kremlin took up the solution of the Syrian issue after solving the Ukrainian issue. But there are sensations that the first and second are unresolved. So it's time to Africa?
    1. Hlavaty
      Hlavaty 22 March 2016 12: 55
      -4
      There is a feeling that the number of unfinished undertakings of Russia is growing - Ukraine, Syria ... Yes, and in Russia itself in the Caucasus there are constantly some kind of counter-terrorism operations.
    2. Naum
      Naum 22 March 2016 14: 43
      0
      Let those who live there solve these questions. Russia only gives anyone "hints"))))
      1. Hlavaty
        Hlavaty 23 March 2016 11: 40
        0
        Quote: Naum
        Let those who live there decide these questions.

        Sure, not a problem. Only who will provide them with all kinds of support?

        For example, political support? Remember how the whole world was buzzing about some girls from Pussy Riot and other "sufferers". Is Russia able to provide the same support to its supporters?

        Or power support? Why are the supporters of Russia in most cases poorly organized, poorly trained and poorly armed?

        I am generally silent about financial support. It seems that the Kremlin itself cannot understand how Russia spends money on its supporters. For example, the "Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation" (the so-called "Rossotrudnichestvo") manages to conduct its work so quietly that few of the "compatriots" have even heard of its existence. Although for his activities only at the beginning of June 2013, the President of the Russian Federation V.V. Putin approved the allocation of almost 10 billion rubles. Judging by the well-nourished face of the former head of this agency, Kosachev, the money has been successfully "used". For some reason, in the same 2013, there was a Maidan and a strong outbreak of Russophobia in all the former Soviet republics and Eastern Europe. From which we can conclude that the money has not gone beyond Rublevka and offshore.
        For example: during the Maidan, the United States imported dollars to Ukraine by separate air flights!

        So the desire to start and then leave it to "those who live there" is a mistake leading to failure. If you want your interests to be defended by "those who live there", you need to perceive them as your employees or mercenaries, and accordingly refers to their support and provision.
  26. dchegrinec
    dchegrinec 22 March 2016 13: 36
    0
    If an alliance can be split, then such an alliance is worth a penny! And terrorists ... they should not feel at ease anywhere on earth! Everywhere should be afraid and wet diapers at the thought of a crime. Russia will help "cure" those in need! As you know, our medicine is free ..
    1. Simple
      Simple 22 March 2016 14: 50
      0
      Quote: from an article (more precisely, from a statement by Jens Stoltenberg)
      ... NATO stands shoulder to shoulder with one of its members - Turkey. ...


      The question is interesting, especially in the light of the neo-Ottomanization and the position of the West on all Erdogan’s Wishlist.
  27. Signal Corps
    Signal Corps 22 March 2016 14: 32
    0
    The Kremlin would have better turned its snout towards the Russian regions.
    otherwise it can only give a shit in Ukraine and Syria, and now it is breaking into Africa.
  28. Signal Corps
    Signal Corps 22 March 2016 14: 33
    0
    Observed and commented on Oleg Chuvakin

    judging by his articles, this person is constantly in alcoholic intoxication. drinks dream dreamer
  29. Berber
    Berber 22 March 2016 15: 46
    0
    The collapse of the USSR is of course a tragedy for the entire population of the post-Soviet space. But Russia, at the entrance of these changes, joined the information and economic space of the West, and took over some of the tools that the West has used and is using against us. It seems to me that this constant lie has bothered not only us, but also the majority of the adequate population of Europe. Therefore, the more they pour on us, the worse for them.
  30. duchy
    duchy 22 March 2016 17: 33
    0
    fool fool fool They frighten themselves, and then they write to bed at night. Db bl laughing
  31. Karabin
    Karabin 22 March 2016 18: 03
    -2
    The Kremlin will pay special attention to Tunisia and Morocco.

    Give Maghrib !!! Show must go on! Preved Assad and the Donetsk miners, to whom no one promised anything.
  32. Vlad5307
    Vlad5307 22 March 2016 19: 08
    0
    Quote: Nikolay71
    It would be better if measures were taken in case of war with terrorists in Europe.

    It looks like we are already late - a start has been made, now the entire EU is locked up from fear of terrorists! It seems that today the saying "Until the thunder breaks out, the man will not cross himself!" hi
  33. AlmaAta
    AlmaAta 22 March 2016 19: 52
    +1
    The letter was discovered in 1920 in the Vatican’s archive by the Polish scientist monk Kirill Karalevsky, photographed and submitted for study to Iranian Massé, who first translated this letter: Subsequently, the letter was examined and translated again by the largest Mongolian scholar of France, Paul Pelllo, who published the Persian text, translation and comments. Since the letter is of great interest, we cite it in full using the translation of Pelllo.

    Translation of the letter:

    By the power of the Eternal Sky (we) the Dalai Khan of all the great people; our order (These lines are written in Turkic). This is an order sent to the great pope so that he knows and understands it. After you held the council in ... the Karal region, you poisoned the request and the Humility that was heard from your ambassadors. And if you act according to your words, then you, who is a great gentleman, come together to our person, so that we make you listen to every order of Yasa at this very time.
    And further. You said that if I be baptized, it will be good; You cleverly acted by sending us a petition, but we did not understand your request.
    And further. You sent me these words: "You took the whole area of ​​Majar (Hungarians) and Kiristan (Christians); I am surprised. What was the mistake in that, tell us?" And we did not understand these words of yours either. Genghis Khan and Kaan were sent to both listen to the order of the god. But these people did not obey the order of God. Those with whom you speak even held great advice, they showed themselves arrogant and killed our ambassadors that we sent. In these lands, by the power of the eternal god, people were killed and destroyed. Some were saved by the order of God, by his single strength. How can a person take and kill, how can he grab (and imprison)? Is this how you say: "I am a Christian, I love God, I despise and ..." How do you know that God forgives sins and, in his goodness, grants mercy, how can you know him because you utter such words?

    By the power of God, all lands, starting from those where the sun rises, and ending with those where it rises, have been granted to us. Apart from the order of God, no one can do anything. Now you must say sincerely, "we will become your subjects, we will give you all our property." You yourself are at the head of kings, all together, without exception, come to offer us service and humility. From now on, we will consider you obedient. And if you do not follow the order of God and resist our orders, then you will become (our) enemies.
    Here is what you should know. And if you act differently, then do we know what will happen, only God knows.
    In the last days of jamada-ol-ahar of the year 644. (November 3–11, 1246). ”

    (lane A.I. Malein)
    The text is cited by Giovanni del Plano Carpini. The history of the Mongols. Chapter 9. Note 217. M. State. ed. geo lit. 1957

    © text - Malein A.I. 1957
  34. SlavaP
    SlavaP 22 March 2016 20: 42
    +1
    In general, it’s a little strange - why should Russia climb into another smelly bag — North Africa? Isn't it better to quickly and efficiently establish cooperation with traditional partners - Latin America, the Balkans, Vietnam, the Near and Middle East (including Afghanistan)? And leave the Africa to the Chinese - they have already bought half of everything there.
  35. iouris
    iouris 22 March 2016 21: 09
    0
    One amer on 12.04.61/XNUMX/XNUMX tells another: "The Russians flew into space." He asks the question: "Is that all?"
    This is me about the headline.
  36. regsSSSR
    regsSSSR 23 March 2016 00: 37
    0


    and Raul is well done! Cuba even 90 years after the last visit of the Amer’s president to Liberty Island in 1928 shows who is in charge! good