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reply to post by JohnPhoenix
but occupation is not annexation now is it? we don't dictate their actions or anything and they trade to whichever nations they want.
Russia may be happy about this.
The move will strengthen BRICS.
I fear they are damaging each others national interests to a point where War will be inevitable
reply to post by jhn7537
I think this will only further distance the U.S. diplomatically from Russia, and make Putin a little more likely to make a trade deal with China in the coming month.
reply to post by all2human
This is about western weakness, apprehension and indecision.