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Why is Russia so dangerous?

Postby Robin Hood » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:20 am

An interesting site on which people ask questions on anything and others reply. I thought this was a fair question ...... the answer WELL would you believe it? :roll:

Question: Why is Russia so dangerous?

The top answer: Russia is Not dangerous. It is FORMIDABLE. – some interesting facts follow. (BTW it’s not political)

https://www.quora.com/Why-is-Russia-so-dangerous
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Re: Why is Russia so dangerous?

Postby supporttheunderdog » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:43 am

Russia is not dangerous, the leadership and potential leadeship is, for Russia as much as the rest of the world.

One only need look at cronyism and corruption, evidenced by the very high priced clothing and wrist watches that should not be claimable as expenses, acceptable as gifts or purchasable with the wages, worn by him and so msny if his appointees, without raising serious questions aboutbhow the fuck did he/she acquire it all, to see that.

The winter olympics cost billions....which cannot all be accounted for by the usual costs of land, labour and materials and the running costs of the game......much has just vanished into a black hole of Construction companies and related entities owned by Putin' associates who syphoned off much, a lot no doubt ending up in the pockets of officials....may be even Mr P's.

My surviving son is not a Putin Lover by any means but he told me the current crop of theoretical replacements whether in opposition or as up and coming heirs are worse.
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Re: Why is Russia so dangerous?

Postby Tim Drayton » Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:09 am

It is a sad spectacle for a country that has the potential to be really great in many ways. Much blame can be placed on the disastrous period when Yeltsin was in power and the need this created for a 'strong man' who would come in and repair the damage. I can see so many sad parallels between what is going on in Russia and Turkey these days.
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Re: Why is Russia so dangerous?

Postby Get Real! » Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:57 am

The answer is very simple… Russia is often an obstacle to western imperialism so Russia is branded “dangerous” just as criminals consider the Law “dangerous” for impeding their criminal activities.
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Re: Why is Russia so dangerous?

Postby Get Real! » Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:04 pm

Tim Drayton wrote:It is a sad spectacle for a country that has the potential to be really great in many ways. Much blame can be placed on the disastrous period when Yeltsin was in power and the need this created for a 'strong man' who would come in and repair the damage. I can see so many sad parallels between what is going on in Russia and Turkey these days.

It’s your sense of judgment (or lack thereof) that is a sad spectacle on this forum… :)
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Re: Why is Russia so dangerous?

Postby Robin Hood » Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:19 pm

Tim Drayton wrote:It is a sad spectacle for a country that has the potential to be really great in many ways. Much blame can be placed on the disastrous period when Yeltsin was in power and the need this created for a 'strong man' who would come in and repair the damage. I can see so many sad parallels between what is going on in Russia and Turkey these days.


I didn't intend to make this political statement it just surprised me when I went through the description of the country and realised its size and wealth. I read a few days ago that Russia also expects to clear its public debt by the end of this year.

I have always regarded Putin as a strong man that does not stand for any nonsense or political manoeuvring behind his back. A man that I think that even as a leader, is someone that listens and will seek advice. I see Trump as the exact opposite and will just blame others when things go wrong. Mind you, I don't know how Putin would react if you gave him advice that was designed to an ulterior motive of your own and then he found out or you screwed up. :?
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Re: Why is Russia so dangerous?

Postby Pyrpolizer » Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:58 pm

Robin Hood wrote:An interesting site on which people ask questions on anything and others reply. I thought this was a fair question ...... the answer WELL would you believe it? :roll:

Question: Why is Russia so dangerous?

The top answer: Russia is Not dangerous. It is FORMIDABLE. – some interesting facts follow. (BTW it’s not political)

https://www.quora.com/Why-is-Russia-so-dangerous



Russia is NOT DANGEROUS. What's dangerous is the US that can't hide it anymore than her people's standard of living depends heavily on military operations/manufacture and business. How many more wars do they have to start for anyone to get convinced. There has not been even one American President who has not started a new war. Wars and destruction and military spending and rebuilding is all they know of doing and it seems they 've been doing it quite successfully so far. Imagine the price of fuel is so much controlled that including taxes it sells at about the same price as that of milk!!

What's the use of this ever expanding NATO?? Who is the enemy?? There has not been even one country around the Middle East to the west upto Libya and to the East upto Afghanistan they haven't turned upside down or just turned to ashes. And they always do it by playing at 2 fields like they currently do in Turkey with the Kurds.
So who's is next to sustain their military business? Turkey? More likely!It's the only one left...
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Re: Why is Russia so dangerous?

Postby Lordo » Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:27 pm

Pyrpolizer wrote:
Robin Hood wrote:An interesting site on which people ask questions on anything and others reply. I thought this was a fair question ...... the answer WELL would you believe it? :roll:

Question: Why is Russia so dangerous?

The top answer: Russia is Not dangerous. It is FORMIDABLE. – some interesting facts follow. (BTW it’s not political)

https://www.quora.com/Why-is-Russia-so-dangerous



Russia is NOT DANGEROUS. What's dangerous is the US that can't hide it anymore than her people's standard of living depends heavily on military operations/manufacture and business. How many more wars do they have to start for anyone to get convinced. There has not been even one American President who has not started a new war. Wars and destruction and military spending and rebuilding is all they know of doing and it seems they 've been doing it quite successfully so far. Imagine the price of fuel is so much controlled that including taxes it sells at about the same price as that of milk!!

What's the use of this ever expanding NATO?? Who is the enemy?? There has not been even one country around the Middle East to the west upto Libya and to the East upto Afghanistan they haven't turned upside down or just turned to ashes. And they always do it by playing at 2 fields like they currently do in Turkey with the Kurds.
So who's is next to sustain their military business? Turkey? More likely!It's the only one left...
but according to our balyobatchoyero these people do not understand democracy and the yanks have nothing to do with what is going on in these countries. blind as a bat he is could not see to the end of his nosie posie.
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Re: Why is Russia so dangerous?

Postby boomerang » Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:58 pm

Pyrpolizer wrote:
Robin Hood wrote:An interesting site on which people ask questions on anything and others reply. I thought this was a fair question ...... the answer WELL would you believe it? :roll:

Question: Why is Russia so dangerous?

The top answer: Russia is Not dangerous. It is FORMIDABLE. – some interesting facts follow. (BTW it’s not political)

https://www.quora.com/Why-is-Russia-so-dangerous



Russia is NOT DANGEROUS. What's dangerous is the US that can't hide it anymore than her people's standard of living depends heavily on military operations/manufacture and business. How many more wars do they have to start for anyone to get convinced. There has not been even one American President who has not started a new war. Wars and destruction and military spending and rebuilding is all they know of doing and it seems they 've been doing it quite successfully so far. Imagine the price of fuel is so much controlled that including taxes it sells at about the same price as that of milk!!

What's the use of this ever expanding NATO?? Who is the enemy?? There has not been even one country around the Middle East to the west upto Libya and to the East upto Afghanistan they haven't turned upside down or just turned to ashes. And they always do it by playing at 2 fields like they currently do in Turkey with the Kurds.
So who's is next to sustain their military business? Turkey? More likely!It's the only one left...


Pyro like it or not the US is the world empire of the day.... they want to run things their way and there is no highway... they are maximising their gains...

The other point is in order to maintain their empire they need wars, coz without wars the defence industry will grind to a halt... this translates they won't have the edge that gives them the absolute control...

The us doctrine right now is geared 2 ways for 2 different adversaries, russia and china... for Russia since they have resources is encirclement to prevent the resources getting out, this why I say there will be a pipe from the Mediterranean to Europe, by passing the blackmailing Turks and for china again encirclement preventing resources getting in, as you can see from china's man made islands to keep the lines open....

The middle east conflict(s), this is for greater middle east project benefitting Israel's expansion... as far as turkey, she will side on the sidelines and pick a winner at the end, something similar as to whet the did in ww2, because they learned from ww1, unless and quit possible they want to split her up because she might be endangering israel in the long term...
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Re: Why is Russia so dangerous?

Postby supporttheunderdog » Sat Feb 18, 2017 9:13 pm

Dont underestimate Russia.

She was an expanding empire under the Tsars and later under Stalin. Some of The Edges of the empire dropped away with the collapse of communism in the late 80's and early 90's but Putin wants them back, where in my view he has as much right as Erdogun does to rebuild the Ottoman Empire, as he is widely alleged to be attempting.

One must remember Putin has a reputation as a ruthless ductator. The relative freedoms we have to be critical only exist to the same extent in theory in Russia...he has suppressed the independant Press and other organisations that may be critical, and critics get murdered. He has levered business deals so that some have been forced to sell out to cronies.

Indeed under Putin there are probably fewer people controlling more of the wealth than under the Tsars, and if the stories are true, the biggest wealth holder of them all is Putin.
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