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Friday, August 12, 2022

Ishaan Tharoor: A few weeks before Russia launched its war, Putin and Xi met at a summit and declared a partnership with "no limits."



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"Russia is turning into a giant Eurasian Iran: fairly isolated, with a smaller and more technologically backward economy thanks to its hostilities to the West but still too big and too important to be considered irrelevant."

#1 | Posted by Doc_sarvis at 2022-08-12 08:23 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Vlad couldn't stand Russia being #3 in the world behind the US and China.

But all he's done is lower that number. Right now he would have a hard time defeating the Swiss in battle.

#2 | Posted by Corky at 2022-08-12 12:05 PM | Reply

Did Trump start using lifts in his shoes because Putin does?

One could suppose China moving closer to Russia is all about oil.

Poor North Korea. In China's eyes it will be Russia's Mini Me; sanctioned, isolated, worldwide pariahs.

#3 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2022-08-12 01:49 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Memo to Vlad: China plays for keeps and they are not afraid of you. They want from Vladivostok to the western edge of the Bering Strait as collateral...

#4 | Posted by catdog at 2022-08-12 02:44 PM | Reply

psych ops.

#5 | Posted by fresno500 at 2022-08-12 03:08 PM | Reply

The hegemony of the "rules based" world order is history. This is half the world, or more saying F**k Off to the European and American imperialist hypocracy.

The West colonized and economically dominated and controlled the whole of the global south and now they want fealty and obedience from the people's they stole from?

F**k That.

The times,they are a' changin'

This isn't over. The West will have to learn respect or war on a scale never seen before may be coming.

I myself doubt the West can change.

#6 | Posted by Effeteposer at 2022-08-12 11:05 PM | Reply

Vlad: How high?
Xi: That high, my pet.
Vlad: Please, sir, may I try again?

#7 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2022-08-13 06:46 AM | Reply

"Mmm...table scraps..." [drool]
-Moscow Midget

#8 | Posted by censored at 2022-08-13 11:22 AM | Reply

Trump wanted Ivanka for his Junior Partner when she was thirteen years old.

#9 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-08-13 11:24 AM | Reply

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