The West is confronting Russia along the lines of the Cold War, making a fundamental mistake


Western countries do not understand the essence of Russia and the changes that the country has undergone since the collapse of the Soviet Union. In addition, the "civilized world" does not realize that the time is coming for tectonic shifts in geopolitics and global the economy. French magazine Valeurs Actuelles writes about it.


Contrary to the ideas of Western "experts", Russian troops are moving forward during a special operation in Ukraine, and Moscow has not remained isolated, which Europe and the United States also counted on.

At the same time, the EU is plunging into an energy crisis caused by anti-Russian sanctions - the amount of public debt in France and other countries is growing, food in stores is becoming more expensive, the euro is falling catastrophically against the dollar. All this in the future may lead to unpredictable socio-political consequences in the region.

One of the reasons for such a short-sighted approach of the West in relation to Russia is that the Americans and Europeans are trying to confront Moscow along the lines of the Cold War.

The West made the biggest mistake by trying to repeat with Russia the same tricks that once worked against the Soviet Union. Many policy, media workers and intellectuals in the West continue to live in the logic of the Cold War and do not understand that Russia is no longer a communist country and the old methods do not work

- notes the French edition.

Thus, the Russian economy is less vulnerable than the Soviet one. In addition, the Russian Federation has strategic allies - China and other countries, which excludes the political and economic isolation of the country.

In general, Russia is very different from the USSR, but Washington continues to look at Moscow through the prism of the confrontation of the 80s of the last century. The superiority complex over the Soviet Union does not allow the West to take a sober look at things and realize the depth of changes taking place in the post-Soviet space and in other regions of the world.
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  1. Michael L. Offline Michael L.
    Michael L. 15 July 2022 11: 50
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    Yes: the collective West is testing the strength of the Russian Federation according to the old effective (!) Templates, having no others.
    And modern Russia has yet to prove in practice that it has risen above the Western "complex of superiority over the Soviet Union"!
  2. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 15 July 2022 13: 23
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    The West needs to be beaten with their own weapons. And also remember the methods of the USSR during the Comintern.
  3. Vox Populi Offline Vox Populi
    Vox Populi (vox populi) 15 July 2022 15: 18
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    Thus, the Russian economy is less vulnerable than the Soviet one. In addition, the Russian Federation has strategic allies - China and other countries, which excludes the political and economic isolation of the country.

    "Less vulnerable than the Soviet one"??? Strategic allies??? winked
  4. sat2004 Offline sat2004
    sat2004 17 July 2022 10: 37
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    Exam result in Europe. Learned and continue to apply. This is the danger of the compulsory exam. It has already reached the investigating committee. Ege should be optional. The idea is good, so that from the outback of Russia, where the salary that can only be offered to deputies and senators, children could enter universities in their area based on the results of the exam, since there are no funds to travel around the country to enter a university.
    It is necessary to recognize the fallacy of the theory "would have money, and we'll buy the rest." It is not possible to buy, they do not sell, but as a result we cannot do it ourselves. And the permutations of the same persons in positions that are indispensable to us begin. Lost medical insurance. No one answered for 1000 compatriots who died a day from diseases, for the salaries of doctors, for paid medicine in a budgetary clinic. This is how we live and will not answer, the slogan is good "we do not abandon our own." But you can’t leave your own on the battlefield, it should be in the blood. But dozens of miners who died at the mine and in good health, the governor reports "we paid the due compensation." And is it yours too?