Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Dreams of Empire

No one, not even the Obama administration, should have been surprised when Dmitry Medvedev stepped aside to clear the way for Vladimir Putin to resume the presidency of Russia. Now Putin has started a scheme to set up the "Eurasian Union," according to Reuters. For starters, he is building upon an existing customs union with Belarus and Kazakhstan.

“The Russian bear is rising again, and the Russian bear does not take prisoners, nor lust for genuine friends. It seeks only to dominate'' - Best-selling writer Frederick Forsyth

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