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A RUSSIAN GRAND STRATEGY?

04-07-2019

The attached document on Russian Strategic Intentions" makes interesting reading. Still I would urge the authors and ou readers to find a copy  of Peter Pomerantsev: NOTHING IS TRUE AND EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia; a shocking book, called "an unforgettabble voyage into a country spinning from decadence into madness. 

The Russian problem to the world may wel be much greater and much more complex than a grand anti-western strategy, as there was at the time of the Soviet Union..Just one quote: "The more patriotic the Russian elites become, the more they sing hymns to "Orthodoxy, Autocracy, Tsarism", the more they damn the West - the more they send their chidren to study in England."


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Frans A.M. Alting von Geusau

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