The return of the Russian ambassador: Russia sets the United States knowingly impracticable conditions


The relationship between the United States and Russia is sliding more and more rapidly to the level of the Cold War confrontation. Washington is taking one unfriendly step after another, and Moscow is clearly tired of looking for opportunities to normalize relations between the two most powerful nuclear powers in the world. Already somewhere the descending Iron Curtain-2 begins to creak, and, apparently, this suits both sides.


Relations between the United States and the Russian Federation deteriorated sharply after the events of 2014 in Ukraine. The Kremlin overstepped the American rules of the game and allowed itself complete independence by returning Crimea. Since then, it has become a matter of principle for Washington to remove President Vladimir Putin, who personally made those fateful decisions, and replace him with a more compliant and obedient "successor". Russia at the official level was again declared a strategic enemy of the United States, right after China. Since 2014, restrictive measures with an ever-increasing level of severity have been introduced against our country with unenviable regularity. Already, 10 American laws of openly anti-Russian orientation have been adopted, and 15 more bills are on the way. More than 500 Russian legal entities and 350 individuals are under sanctions. Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov commented on this trend as follows:

Threats are constantly heard in connection with pseudo-interference in the American elections, for alleged attacks on America's information resources and for some unseemly activity to counter the US Armed Forces in Afghanistan.

Relations between Washington and Moscow worsened especially noticeably when American Democrats came to power in the White House, whose party leadership is known for its personal dislike for Vladimir Putin. New President Joe Biden publicly called his Russian counterpart a "killer" and did not consider it necessary to apologize or otherwise disavow his inaccurate statements. After this scandalous interview, the aforementioned Ambassador Antonov was recalled from the United States and is still in Moscow, where he conducts some consultations and awaits a political decision from his leadership. And, apparently, he may not wait for it.

The problem is that the Kremlin is clearly not ready to simply return its ambassador back without waiting for certain reciprocal steps from the receiving side. A source in the Russian Foreign Ministry told TASS the conditions under which Anatoly Antonov or another colleague of his will be able to board a plane and return to Washington:

By and large, everything here depends on the American side, which must do at least something in the direction of normalizing relations.

"At least something" is, for example, what? It sounds very blurry and streamlined, but let's try to imagine what kind of reciprocal steps the Kremlin can expect from the United States to normalize relations. Ask to return to the open skies treaties or the INF Treaty in Europe? This is not serious. The American military-industrial complex is already counting taxpayer money that will be earned on militarization and the arms race in the Old World. What else? Leave Ukraine and leave it to Moscow, at the same time forgetting about Nord Stream 2? Why would the White House voluntarily let go of such a convenient lever of pressure on Russia and the European Union, first of all, Germany? If only the confiscated diplomatic property will be returned, but it will look somehow completely humiliating, like a handout from the master's shoulder. After such an official return of the Russian ambassador somehow, sorry, "dumb".

So, what do we have in the bottom line. The United States is consistently and purposefully lowering the level of diplomatic relations with Russia, while the Kremlin is clearly already tired of trying to make peace and is beginning to set certain counter-conditions itself, which objectively cannot be fulfilled. It is not difficult to assume that soon the American ambassador will also be recalled from Moscow "for consultations", but his return will be postponed indefinitely.
Where is it going? And everything is moving towards a new version of the "Iron Curtain" between Russia and the collective West. And, oddly enough, at this stage it is beneficial to both Washington and the Kremlin.

On the one handThe US Democratic Party needs to remove President Vladimir Putin. There are no traditions of street "Maidans" in Russia, somehow they did not take root. Only a summit "palace coup" is possible, but they do not exist out of nowhere. First, sociallyeconomic the situation must mature, for which our country will have to somehow be isolated. Russia's so-called "elites" should be directly affected financially by external policy Vladimir Putin to start "sharpening teeth on him." For big businessmen and officials in high offices, as well as members of their families, Americans need to close access to the West, take away the assets withdrawn there. The ability of the federal budget to fulfill its obligations to the population should decrease due to the reduction in foreign exchange earnings from the export of hydrocarbons abroad. These are very tough restrictive measures, which the United States can force its allies to take only on a serious matter. Which, for example, could be a full-scale war in Ukraine, into which Washington is currently trying to directly involve the Kremlin.

On the other handThe Iron Curtain-2 being lowered by the Americans is in some way even beneficial to the Kremlin itself. The country turns into a "besieged fortress" around which the enemies are up in arms. Against an external threat, the population will have to rally around the figure of a national leader, whose extraordinary two presidential terms until 2036 will have no alternative. Anyone who dares to speak out against will, to put it mildly, look askance. Some signs of preparation for such a scenario are already visible to the naked eye: foreign social networks are being taken under strict state control, domestic analogues of Western online services are being restarted, etc.

I sincerely would like to make mistakes in such forecasting, but, perhaps, we will have to live with the next iteration of the Iron Curtain.
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  1. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
    Bulanov (Vladimir) April 7 2021 13: 16
    +13
    foreign social networks are being taken under strict government control,

    And "Echo of Moscow" - what kind of networks? If they are Russian, then there is no noticeable state harshness for some reason.
  2. steelmaker Offline steelmaker
    steelmaker April 7 2021 14: 28
    .
    The author forgot only to mention that everything that we have now, Putin created himself and voluntarily! 20 years is a long term. It is Putin who is to blame for what we have now. Because "loot" put above the interests of Russia. Another leader of the country must come, who will be guided by the interests of his people and his country, and not serve the interests of the United States. And so it turns out, the APU will withdraw the troops and that's it, peace and friendship. Americans will never apologize. And the sanctions will not be lifted until the "lobeshnik" is not received. And the longer Putin is in power, the more problems Russia will have. Because Putin is not able to think one step ahead, therefore he plays for a long time.
    1. Akuzenka Offline Akuzenka
      Akuzenka (Alexander) April 8 2021 10: 45
      +2
      Because "loot" put above the interests of Russia. Another leader of the country must come, who will be guided by the interests of his people and his country, and not serve the interests of the United States.

      I wonder if there are leaders in other capital countries that they don't do this? We didn’t meet like that, those who put state interests above their own! They put their interest and wallet higher.
    2. Mimimishka Napak (Mimimishka Napak) April 8 2021 17: 08
      +3
      Other? I agree. Just who? Navalny? Zhirinovsky? Someone else? Suggest a real leader, not some virtual "anyone but Putin"
    3. Kofesan Offline Kofesan
      Kofesan (Valery) April 8 2021 20: 20
      -1
      Yes you are right. There is now neither Peter I, nor Stalin, nor even Catherine. Rather Kozyrevs, Shevardnadze and other EBNs mixed with Sobchaks.

      Who doesn't see it? Who puts the cons? Yes, those who, in the ruins and in the complete absence of talents, have become rich on corruption and nepotism. I saw this recently. I bought myself a bicycle for 400 thousand. Says "I collect them." And Putin is their "FSE"

      Yes! Corruption is everywhere. In China, for example. But, eprst, never in the history of Russia has there been a period of degradation, loss of competencies, decline in the birth rate and the number of the indigenous population for a period of 20 or even more - years! NEVER! Sorry to shout loudly.

      And all possible competitors for the post of head of the country have been trampled into dust. Especially those for whom the West does not intercede at all ...
      1. Badger Offline Badger
        Badger (Dmitriy) April 12 2021 15: 39
        +1
        Don't lie!
    4. ronis.vladronis Offline ronis.vladronis
      ronis.vladronis (Vladimir) April 9 2021 23: 41
      +2
      Stalevar If Putin is to blame, how do you still live in our society, go to America and create with them gay democracy.
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    7. alakopian Offline alakopian
      alakopian (Albert Akopian) April 13 2021 07: 44
      0
      Putin is not able to think one step ahead, therefore he plays for a long time

      I agree, Stalevar. But Putin's main crime is that he allowed 12-year-old boobies to work as steelworkers!
    8. andreyicecream Offline andreyicecream
      andreyicecream (Andrey Matyash) 3 May 2021 23: 25
      0
      Oh oh oh ... WHAT ARE YOU! Your diagnosis cannot be treated.
  3. 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) April 7 2021 14: 37
    +13
    Arguments

    On the other hand

    Drawn by the long ears of Eeyore.
    What other besieged fortress? There is no alternative comparable figure on the horizon. Elections can be held right now and monthly thereafter. The result is almost guaranteed.
    And it is high time for foreign social networks to pinch their tail, they are being taken under control right now for several reasons. Firstly, they tried to delay the moment of escalating confrontation and not even give a formal reason for it is not profitable for Russia. We don't need any curtain. Secondly, as far as I understand, to slow down the traffic of the same Twitter, certain equipment is required and it was not available before. now such an opportunity has appeared. (If not right, I hope there is a specialist in this area and will explain you).
    In general, Russia does not need any curtain or even harmful. They build it exclusively from the other side because the United States can no longer exercise control over the planet. The West goes on the defensive. Rome built walls where it could no longer expand. The same thing is happening now. What's interesting is that it is beneficial to some Europeans. On the one hand, there is an opportunity to jump out of American tutelage while the hegemon is sick, on the other hand, the EU has grabbed more than it can digest. The European boa constrictor is fed up to the tonsils and the temptation to digest everything calmly behind a fence under an American umbrella is very strong. Which path will be chosen by Europe we will observe in the near future. One thing is clear, it won't be boring.
    1. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
      Bulanov (Vladimir) April 7 2021 15: 46
      0
      And who will be the destroyer of modern Rome?
      1. Oleg Osadchiy Offline Oleg Osadchiy
        Oleg Osadchiy (Oleg Osadchiy) April 7 2021 16: 03
        +2
        Rome was destroyed by internal factors, as soon as they became visible from the outside, everything began. As it is now.
        1. Oleg Rambover Offline Oleg Rambover
          Oleg Rambover (Oleg Pitersky) April 7 2021 16: 21
          -6
          And what, a millennium of the dark Middle Ages awaits us too?
          1. 123 Offline 123
            123 (123) April 7 2021 16: 35
            +7
            And what, a millennium of the dark Middle Ages awaits us too?

            Do not worry, for you everything will end much faster, you will not live so much. Oblivion awaits you.
            1. Oleg Rambover Offline Oleg Rambover
              Oleg Rambover (Oleg Pitersky) April 7 2021 16: 39
              .
              Actually, like you, he will not live so long, and oblivion awaits you too. Like everyone else. So what?
              1. 123 Offline 123
                123 (123) April 7 2021 17: 57
                +6
                Actually, like you, he will not live so long, and oblivion awaits you too. Like everyone else. So what?

                Yes, actually nothing, I do not pretend to eternal life.
                1. Oleg Rambover Offline Oleg Rambover
                  Oleg Rambover (Oleg Pitersky) April 7 2021 20: 40
                  -9
                  Quote: 123
                  Actually nothing

                  Well, that's it!
          2. isofat Offline isofat
            isofat (isofat) April 8 2021 10: 56
            0
            Quote: Oleg Rambover
            And what, a millennium of the dark Middle Ages awaits us too?

            Oleg Rambover, our bright future awaits you! laughing
      2. 123 Offline 123
        123 (123) April 7 2021 16: 34
        +4
        And who will be the destroyer of modern Rome?

        Barbarians (c) laughing Rome itself was destroyed, they helped him in this and made their contribution to this noble cause. The world has changed little since then, the people are still the same, they just put on ties and suits, the slave collar has been transformed into a mortgage and the chariots stink of gasoline.
        By the way, it's probably not bad to remind Europeans about their roots, whose descendants they are. what
        1. Monster_Fat Offline Monster_Fat
          Monster_Fat (What's the difference) April 7 2021 17: 24
          0
          Russia will go to "friend" China "to seek participation" after it has to tie up with "partners" from the EU and the United States. Only there are a couple of nuances: the yuan is not SLE, and China is no one’s friend, and if you stick at least a finger into its greedy and cunning mouth, then it (China) will chop off right up to .... head. yes
          1. 123 Offline 123
            123 (123) April 7 2021 18: 05
            +10
            Russia will go to "friend" China "to seek participation" after it has to tie up with "partners" from the EU and the United States.

            China is not a friend to anyone, only the EU and the United States are also. Are you ready to stick your finger in them? smile
            Are you a Cheburashka looking for friends? Is that the only way you can reason? The Indian rupee is also not hard currency, and the Belarusian ruble and the Kazakh tenge. You can trade without hard currency.
            Where are you going to work at the piano in quarter 69?
            1. Ivan Pomidorov Offline Ivan Pomidorov
              Ivan Pomidorov (Kuibyshev) April 8 2021 05: 27
              -7
              You can also trade for glass with shells, but no one is trading. Everyone is only interested in money, or rather well. Rubles, rupees and other tugriks are not money, they are food coupons for the local population. Russian grain, weapons and natural resources are sold exclusively for money, i.e. for the dollar, euro and pound. Candy wrappers can only interest a fool.
              1. 123 Offline 123
                123 (123) April 8 2021 16: 26
                +3
                You can also trade for glass with shells, but nobody trades. Everyone is only interested in money, or rather well. Rubles, rupees and other tugriks are not money, they are food stamps for the local population.

                Reasoning of a typical pot laughing You can at least sell tomatoes. winked
                1) The share of settlements in international trade in their currencies is growing, albeit slowly. And somehow they do without the notorious "SLE", as you understand it.
                2) You do not understand what "SLE" is because you were stuck in development 30 years ago.

                A freely convertible currency is a currency that residents and non-residents can freely buy and sell without any restrictions. The right to such an exchange is usually guaranteed by the country's central bank.

                So what you call local food stamps has all these qualities and is quite convertible.
                3) What you call "hard currency" is actually called reserve currencies

                these are the monetary units of certain countries, which are used by the central banks of various states to accumulate in their own gold and foreign exchange reserves.

                Russian grain, weapons and natural resources are sold exclusively for money, i.e. for the dollar, euro and pound. Candy wrappers can only interest a fool.

                I will not even accuse you of lying because this is the usual stupidity and ignorance hi
  4. kriten Offline kriten
    kriten (Vladimir) April 7 2021 18: 11
    +6
    The Iron Curtain has one advantage: a government that respects its country and people will do something useful for the country and people without looking back at Western partners. Even a partial focus on what they want will only lead to the destruction of the country.
    1. Oleg Rambover Offline Oleg Rambover
      Oleg Rambover (Oleg Pitersky) April 7 2021 20: 42
      -9
      Dadada, just like North Korea.
      1. Ivan Pomidorov Offline Ivan Pomidorov
        Ivan Pomidorov (Kuibyshev) April 8 2021 05: 31
        -8
        Is it much better in today's Russia than in North Korea? I mean Russia, not Moscow.
        1. Oleg Rambover Offline Oleg Rambover
          Oleg Rambover (Oleg Pitersky) April 8 2021 09: 06
          -1
          If you look at the UN data, then yes, much better. Most Russians live in large cities and do not know any problems, for example, with access to water that is not contaminated with faeces. Unlike the North Koreans. Or the Russians do not have to beg for humanitarian aid so that famine does not start. Unlike the North Koreans.
  5. Shelest2000 Offline Shelest2000
    Shelest2000 April 7 2021 18: 16
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    the population will have to rally around the figure of a national leader, whose extraordinary two presidential terms until 2036 will have no alternative.

    146% will vote FOR, as usual. But if people come from their dachas to the polling stations, then there will be all 246% or even 300%. So they will say on TV. Our TV never lies!
    1. Petr Vladimirovich (Peter) April 7 2021 19: 00
      +7
      The emigrant and his TV know better, I agree ...
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  6. Netyn Offline Netyn
    Netyn (Netyn) April 7 2021 18: 57
    +3
    I sincerely would like to be wrong in such forecasting.

    Just write more, after all, not one of your predictions for many years has come true))))
  7. gorenina91 Offline gorenina91
    gorenina91 (Irina) April 7 2021 20: 36
    -8
    The return of the Russian ambassador: Russia sets the United States knowingly impracticable conditions

    - It's a pity for our ambassador A. And Antonov ... - they chase my uncle ... - here and there ... - My countryman ... - was born in his hometown of Omsk ... - As if his heart and at all ... - they wouldn't have been sent to Omsk again ...
  8. Netyn Offline Netyn
    Netyn (Netyn) April 7 2021 20: 43
    +7
    Quote: Shelest2000
    As usual, 146% will vote FOR.

    Are you talking about voting by mail? So even the dead took part there
    Without this, the bunker grandfather on punch cards (tm) would never have become president, and now enjoy your Joe Bidon
    1. Shelest2000 Offline Shelest2000
      Shelest2000 April 8 2021 19: 59
      -2
      so enjoy your Joe Bidon now

      With what fright? I "enjoy" the bunker grandfather, because he is closer to me - I live in Russia.
      shl. As I understand it, for 9 minusers the word "sarcasm" is new and incomprehensible ... wassat
  9. radvas Offline radvas
    radvas (Igor) April 8 2021 08: 35
    +9
    First, deal with the "fifth column"! He can only fight with traitors in the rear. How many more will all these "Echoes of Moscow", "Dozhdi", "New Newspapers" broadcast from all the irons? All these Posners, Yavlinskys, Felgenhauers, Shenderovichs, Gozmans, Bykovs, Venediktovs and other "worthy Russian patriots"?
  10. radvas Offline radvas
    radvas (Igor) April 8 2021 08: 36
    +3
    Without 37, there will be no 45.
    1. Oleg Rambover Offline Oleg Rambover
      Oleg Rambover (Oleg Pitersky) April 8 2021 09: 09
      -5
      Some Soviet generals argued that without 37 there would not have been 41. Would you take a revolver yourself?
      1. isofat Offline isofat
        isofat (isofat) April 8 2021 10: 28
        +4
        Oleg Rambover, it is the duty of every citizen of the Russian Federation to defend their country.
        The punishment will be commensurate with the deeds. It is possible that you will also need a revolver, everything will depend on you. yes
      2. Badger Offline Badger
        Badger (Dmitriy) April 12 2021 15: 51
        +2
        If necessary to defend the Motherland, yes!
        1. Oleg Rambover Offline Oleg Rambover
          Oleg Rambover (Oleg Pitersky) April 12 2021 18: 07
          -2
          Great, just remember that the skirmishers in the 37th were buried next to their victims in the 38th, starting with the main executor, the head of the NKVD (part-time sodomite) Yezhov.
          1. ivb2001 Offline ivb2001
            ivb2001 (Valery) April 13 2021 13: 02
            0
            This time it won't be
            1. Oleg Rambover Offline Oleg Rambover
              Oleg Rambover (Oleg Pitersky) April 13 2021 15: 26
              -2
              Blessed is he who believes. If I were you, I would not be sure. If historians still cannot find a motive for the "Great Terror", then purges among the perpetrators of this terror are quite logical from a political point of view. There is always a danger that people with cold heads and warm hearts during such operations will not dwell on the "enemies" of the government and will take the first comer, and then the government.
              1. isofat Offline isofat
                isofat (isofat) April 13 2021 15: 36
                0
                Quote: Oleg Rambover
                If I were you, I would not be sure.

                Oleg Rambover, I guessed you don't like your place. Well, a frank confession will ease your lot. Make up your mind.
                Do you feel it? Not today, tomorrow... laughing
  11. Mikhailov_2 Offline Mikhailov_2
    Mikhailov_2 (Mikhail Sterkhov) April 8 2021 08: 50
    +5
    According to the author, we should bow to the West, the question is for what and what it will give us ... the West understands only strength and respects it, and not the slobbery over whom they laugh. I don’t worry if Western social networks are shut down, I don’t need them.
  12. bzbo Offline bzbo
    bzbo (Black doctor) April 8 2021 08: 58
    +4
    Enrages the phrase uncontested elections. And who is Zelensky's alternative? Merkel? British Queen? Washington swamp? I propose to introduce the term imperial democracy. And the population living in the empire should be more responsible than the Balts with non-local drovers ...
  13. Jacques sekavar Offline Jacques sekavar
    Jacques sekavar (Jacques Sekavar) April 8 2021 09: 03
    +4
    The return of the ambassador does not play absolutely any role and value, because the embassy and diplomatic missions work in a regular mode, just like when, for example, the head of any business entity goes on vacation.
    Nothing will happen even in the event of a complete rupture of diplomatic relations, just contacts will be carried out through other channels.
    Normalization of relations in the foreseeable future is impossible, because the strategy of relations with the Russian Federation is framed by a bunch of adopted legislative acts, which not a single inmate of the white house will be able to cancel and change the political course.
    Therefore, against the backdrop of the full-scale Cold War unleashed by the S Shasites, the persistent desire of the Russian Federation to normalize relations is unambiguously perceived as weakness and indecision, and therefore only encourages the aggressive hysteria of the “West”.
  14. bzbo Offline bzbo
    bzbo (Black doctor) April 8 2021 09: 10
    +2
    If you put it further, you will take it closer. If you do not quarrel, you will not make up. Doing business with perverts is not respecting yourself.
  15. bzbo Offline bzbo
    bzbo (Black doctor) April 8 2021 09: 10
    +3
    And there is only one requirement for the United States - to hold fair elections)))
  16. Vlad41g Offline Vlad41g
    Vlad41g (Vlad Kamskii) April 8 2021 11: 55
    +1
    ..the country must not be drawn into a military conflict. It is obvious. At the same time, you should look for allies in the external field and do it carefully. And it will not be the United States or the European Union. At the same time, we should finally start reforming the country's social model. And it will not be Putin's comrades who will do it ..... The guarantor for 20 years of "sensitive leadership" disappointed. It is necessary to leave the thieves' capitalism "Chubais's bottling" ..... Have seen enough for 30 years. At the same time, it should be recognized that after what happened in 1991, the country has risen. However, the SOCIAL state, as required by Article 7 of the Constitution of 1993, did not work out ..... Now we have palaces of many billions in value, like those of the "Rotenbergs", and real estate in the Caribbean, like those of the "Yumashevs", and many in the country only a cynical "living wage", so as not to stretch their legs. This is the main result of the SOCIAL state under Putin. However, the authorities from 1991 have never seriously posed the task of a SOCIAL state by the authorities. Now, after 30 years of capitalism's experience in the interests of the "beneficiaries" and "persons close to the emperor," many have changed their attitude. Therefore, new people should come to power with a pronounced socially-oriented attitude to the economy of development and to the population of the country. It is the growth of the internal well-being of people that will allow the authorities to be confident in the future of the country. Otherwise, there is a danger of further disintegration of the country ..... And no "patriotic cries" of the authorities will help here ... not those times .....
    1. gurza2007 Offline gurza2007
      gurza2007 (Sergei) April 8 2021 20: 26
      +1
      How did Putin disappoint you? !!! The fact that puts the country on its feet? !!! And our patriotic "screams" are not, as you put it, but decisions and so on! And if you don’t like something, then liberda has a place abroad, there’s nothing to yap here! Rats always run first! ...
      1. Tekila Offline Tekila
        Tekila (Alexander Popov) April 20 2021 13: 05
        +1
        I was illiterate 20 years ago, it was clear that the United States is our enemy, and Putin kept trying to make friends, and when the golden rain came from the oil tanks, how many were taken out. And as under Brezhnev they settled on the oil industry, so under Putin they continued, having lost 10 years of development. Well, when at 15m he bargained with a victory, then for me he is generally an empty place. And the current aggravation is the result of the 15th. Hollande and Merkel, two American mongrels, dumped him like a kid.
  17. Netyn Offline Netyn
    Netyn (Netyn) April 8 2021 20: 21
    -1
    Quote: Shelest2000
    I "enjoy" the bunker grandfather, because he is closer to me - I live in Russia.

    Well, so-so role-lover to enjoy the bunker grandfather Bidon while living in Russia
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  19. gurza2007 Offline gurza2007
    gurza2007 (Sergei) April 8 2021 20: 22
    0
    Yes, these Americans, in order to untie their hands, simply bang their own ambassador, in the course of returning to them, like for a consultation, well, they will trample on us from all cracks !!! ... Provocateurs, damn it ...
  20. Ste-Al Offline Ste-Al
    Ste-Al (Stepan Alexandrovich) April 9 2021 02: 30
    0
    Why go back there at all? Withdraw the embassy and that's all. Communicate remotely - full of all kinds of closed communication channels.
    And expel their embassy.
    They themselves will be worse ...
  21. vahtmister.ekv Offline vahtmister.ekv
    vahtmister.ekv (Andrey Semenov) April 9 2021 08: 16
    +1
    From a purely logical point of view, today we must not wait for what steps will be taken by the United States in terms of defusing the current situation (since the latter is unlikely), and in turn expel the US ambassador from Russia under any pretext. Moreover, as the recent events of mass riots in connection with the arrest of Navalny have shown, the US Embassy is almost directly involved in this kind of events.
  22. rsp951 Offline rsp951
    rsp951 (Sergey Kuznetsov) April 9 2021 11: 03
    +1
    Another leader of the country must come, who will be guided by the interests of his people and his country, and not serve the interests of the United States.

    And you can learn more about the interests of the people and the country that Putin does not serve. And about the interests of the United States, which Putin serves. And then it turns out only blah, blah, ... blah ...
  23. Andrejs Klimovics (Andrejs Klimovics) April 10 2021 08: 37
    -1
    A one-sided picture and with an anti-Russian "aftertaste", for whom are you working as an author ?!
  24. Marzhecki Offline Marzhecki
    Marzhecki (Sergei) April 12 2021 09: 05
    0
    Quote: Bulanov
    foreign social networks are being taken under strict government control,

    And "Echo of Moscow" - what kind of networks? If they are Russian, then there is no noticeable state harshness for some reason.

    It seems that it belongs to Gazprom
  25. Marzhecki Offline Marzhecki
    Marzhecki (Sergei) April 12 2021 09: 06
    0
    Quote: Mikhailov_2
    According to the author, we should bow to the West, the question is for what and what it will give us ... the West understands only strength and respects it, and not the slobbery over whom they laugh. I don’t worry if Western social networks are shut down, I don’t need them.

    I didn’t write anything like that. I don’t need to attribute your fantasies and conjectures.
  26. Marzhecki Offline Marzhecki
    Marzhecki (Sergei) April 12 2021 09: 07
    +1
    Quote: Oleg Rambover
    Some Soviet generals argued that without 37 there would not have been 41. Would you take a revolver yourself?

    It is believed that without 37 there would not have been 45 years.
    1. Oleg Rambover Offline Oleg Rambover
      Oleg Rambover (Oleg Pitersky) April 12 2021 18: 14
      -1
      Can you justify?
      Opinion of the Army General A.V. Gorbatov:

      It was believed that the enemy was advancing so quickly due to the surprise of his attack and because Germany had placed industry in almost all of Europe at its service. Of course it was. But I was swept up by my previous fears: how will we fight, having lost so many experienced commanders before the war? This, undoubtedly, was at least one of the main reasons for our failures, although they did not talk about it or presented it as if 1937-1938, having cleared the army of "traitors", increased its power.
  27. Andrey Zaykin_2 Offline Andrey Zaykin_2
    Andrey Zaykin_2 (Andrey Zaikin) April 12 2021 12: 53
    +3
    Russia has not yet set any conditions for the United States - the time has not come. Russia is only responding to some of Washington's many hostile moves. Summoning Ambassador Antonov to Moscow is one such step. And it means a complete rupture of diplomatic relations with the United States due to the transition of red lines in the rhetoric of high-ranking Americans (in particular, Biden) regarding Putin and our country ...
    The return of our ambassador to the United States is impossible at this stage. The establishment of new diplomatic relations with the United States can only be possible if the current course of American foreign policy towards our country is changed and under a new American leader. But even this is now a big question ...
    This means that we will observe the agony of Western "democracies" from a distance, strengthen our position in the international arena and actively oppose the intervention of the United States, Great Britain and their European subsidiary called the EU.
    Putin is doing everything right, without bravado, calculated 10 steps ahead, unlike the West, which perceives the softness and limitedness of retaliatory steps as the weakness of Russian politics, constantly increasing confrontation and Russophobia. All this will eventually end in a full-scale war in which the West will not be the winner and Russia will not be the loser ...
    1. Oleg Rambover Offline Oleg Rambover
      Oleg Rambover (Oleg Pitersky) April 12 2021 18: 35
      -2
      There can be no winners in such a war.
  28. Badger Offline Badger
    Badger (Dmitriy) April 12 2021 15: 28
    +1
    Even during the Cold War, the Americans did not stoop to insulting the leadership of the Soviet Union, and ours did not summon ambassadors! Even during the Cuban missile crisis, the ambassador remained in office, and the US leaders, although they threatened, did it politely.
  29. alakopian Offline alakopian
    alakopian (Albert Akopian) April 13 2021 07: 37
    0
    Ambassador Antonov was recalled from the United States and is still in Moscow, where he is holding some kind of consultations and awaiting a political decision from his leadership. And, apparently, he may not wait for it.

    The author misunderstood. The recall of the ambassador is a political decision.
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  31. Emelianenko Alexander (Emelianenko Alexander) April 13 2021 22: 57
    +1
    It is high time. If the Angles scold Putin, then he is doing everything right. And God forbid him to live that way until 2050 You look and the Angles will not. They will bury themselves.
  32. alex-sherbakov48 April 24 2021 09: 34
    0
    I understand that our liberals and shitcrats do not like Putin, but they like Navalny and they are ready to lick his ass in order to somehow support him, because he, Navalny, licked the ass of the entire West and the United States. Therefore, they liked his licking so much that they again want to see him in their kennel. Jackals don't need palaces !!!
  33. Praskovya Offline Praskovya
    Praskovya (Praskovya) April 29 2021 17: 14
    -1
    Nonsense. As long as our bureaucrats have money, families, property over the hill, we will continue to kneel before the West.
    If America really wanted to punish us, it would block all foreign accounts of bureaucrats, squeeze all property and take away foreign citizenship from everyone.