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In the case of Crimea, the Russians moved in because they knew the local would welcome them.
originally posted by: DJW001
Nope. The Cuban government was nationalizing property owned by American interests, Crimea was not nationalizing Russian property. If the Bay of Pigs were successful, Cuba would have remained independent under a government freely elected by Cubans. Russia annexed Crimea and is governing it from Moscow. See the differences? Why do you admire any imperialism but American imperialism?
And I won't if that's the one thing to do to mute you.
I already discussed with you the reason why Russia is not fascist in a tread you started. Where you proved this whole concept of 'Russia is fascist' is only sustainable if you embrace double-language and hypocrisy.
Crimea's #1 source of income is Russia thus the Russians were already handing them money. It's not like the countries the US 'liberated' in order to secure their cheap oil sources.
With this other brilliant post, you made clear that the US governments always considered the safety of their foreign assets more important than the sovereignty of foreign countries or the fate of their population. It was true at the time of the bay of the pigs, it's still true today.
originally posted by: theultimatebelgianjoke
a reply to: Xcathdra
Ask DJW001 why he is shy of commenting about George Soros activities. Since Soros is the sponsor of your OP source, that seems to be perfectly on-topic for me.
You saw it, you skipped it ... as usual.
"Putin got his legitimacy from the Russian elections, where did Soros got his ?" -
I picked a news article - let me know if your fascist detector gets irritated by it :
George Soros: An American Oligarch‘s Dirty Tale of Corruption
The hacker group CyberBerkut has published online letters allegedly written by Soros
Given the amount of news sources controlled or sponsored by the guy, don't expect anything nasty/objective in the MSM.
You are accusing me of being fascist because I oppose someone who proactively claims he is pro-democracy.
You admit you don't know about the guy but see his pseudo-pro-democracy destabilisation campaign as a positive thing for the target populations despite the casualties caused by the troubles.
North Korea proactively labelled itself 'Democratic People's Republic of Korea' do you take that for granted as a proof of democracy ?
About Soros and Belarus, I'm confident, the guy has a long list of failures in his previous attempts in the area.
originally posted by: DJW001
a reply to: ufoorbhunter
More trouble in the near abroad for Russia in Tadjikistan. War everywhere......
That's not trouble, it's part of the plan! Putin's goal is to incorporate the "near abroad" back into the Russian