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The Russian president was cold and correct, as usual. Politkovskaya was one of Russia’s last voices for freedom, and freedom in Russia has given up the ghost. Two years ago Anna Politkovskaya finished a book. It was titled Putin’s Russia: Life in a failing democracy. According to Politkovskaya’s introductory notes, “This book is about Vladimir Putin – but not, as he is normally viewed in the West, as seen through rose-colored glasses.” Among her disturbing revelations from inside Russia: first, that the Chechen government had been financed from Moscow; that “today’s Russian, brainwashed by propaganda, has largely reverted to Bolshevik thinking”; that the vast majority of big businessmen in Russia are former Communist Party officials; that the fall of the Soviet empire was merely the “fall of the visible structures of the Soviet system” while secret structures remained in place. Who in the West could absorb such revelations? “The return of the Soviet system with the consolidation of Putin’s power is obvious,” she wrote. Gorbachev’s New Economic Policy (NEP) ended as Lenin’s NEP ended. It fooled the capitalists, who invested in Russia. It fooled Western leaders, who no longer think of Russia as a threat. This great deception has thereby disarmed the West as it brought money and technology to Russia for rebuilding the country’s antiquated heavy and military industries. It does indeed appear that the “collapse of communism” was orchestrated and planned. And now that six thousand KGB officers have taken direct charge of the Russian government, we must ask the question that Politkovskaya asked: “Is the return to power of the secret police a coincidence?”
The KGB was long ago tasked with destroying freedom. It is also tasked with bringing America to its knees. It has created, supported and fueled international terrorism for decades. KGB-directed false flag terrorism in Chechnya has justified the re-establishment of dictatorship in Russia (see the work of former KGB/FSB officer Alexander Litvinenko, author of Blowing Up Russia). What we have to understand is that the KGB’s murderous intentions extend far beyond the borders of Russia, far beyond the victimization of Chechny. The Moscow-directed false-flag terrorism of Chechnya is only one leg of a two-legged monster. The Chechens are merely guinea pigs for testing new weapons and new methods. One day these weapons will be used on Americans.
Russia is dangerous because Russia’s rulers have nuclear weapons and they have mastered the criminal underworld. The Kremlin can neutralize the security services of any country through blackmail and murder. It can sabotage the most powerful economy through false flag terrorism. It may eventually wage nuclear war without regard to economic or environmental consequences.
Originally posted by Alex Dude
Alright, ask yourself the question: who would benefit from Russia being considered a threat? US would be one. So don't take that article too seriously.
US have proven to be the "evil guy" lately, so there would be attempts to discredit Russia in the eyes of society. Otherwise, the anti-russian media propaganda would be a waste of money, right?
The media will always try to make connections where there are none. It's a tool of the government, whether it's the "free" and "democratic" America, or "evil", "communist" Russia.
The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) (in Russian: Содружество Независимых Государств (СНГ) - Sodruzhestvo Nezavisimykh Gosudarstv) is the international organization, or alliance, consisting of 11 former Soviet Republics: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.