March 29, 2014

Russia, Not West, Now Commands History

John Batchelor, Al Jazeera

The Associated Press

Washington, the capital of capitalism, is fretting about a new Cold War breaking out between the East and the West. Moscow, the capital of Eurasia’s history, recognizes that it has already won on the map, from East to West, without firing a shot.

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TAGGED: Vladimir Putin, Russia


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