Western political scientists do not hide their ideas about the collapse of Russia


The destruction of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the departure of Mikhail Gorbachev from the presidency of the USSR in 1991 marked the beginning of the collapse of the Soviet Union, but not the collapse itself. Although the Soviet Union ceased to exist legally after 1991, the very process of the final destruction of the superpower is still going on today. Political scientist Luke Coffey writes about this for the American conservative think tank Hudson Institute.


It should be noted that in the West they do not hide their strong desire to prevent the restoration of the USSR in any form and pursue the goal of provoking a controlled disintegration (fragmentation, fragmentation) of modern Russia.

The two Chechen wars, the 2008 Russian-Georgian conflict, the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea, the ongoing border skirmishes between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, and the 2020 Second Karabakh War between Armenia and Azerbaijan are just a few examples that show the Soviet Union is still falling apart today. . However, future historians are likely to call Russia's operation in Ukraine the most important, if not the last moment of the collapse of the USSR. It is not known when the conflict in Ukraine will end, but most likely it will mean the collapse of the Russian Federation (successor of the USSR), as it is known today.

the political scientist draws a hasty conclusion.

According to the author, Russia, having started the NMD, dealt the strongest blow to its own the economy and military potential, and also weakened the influence in regions where it once had a lot of power. He predicts that the borders of the Russian Federation in 10-20 years will not look like they do now. Therefore, Western politicians it is time to start planning a new geopolitical reality in the Eurasian space. What the author is trying to do with this article is to set "realistic" goals for Western politicians by outlining the assumptions on which those goals are based, and highlighting the questions they should ask now in order to be better prepared.

After the collapse of the Russian Federation, the United States must pursue a set of achievable goals narrowly focused on American national interests. We need to learn the unfortunate lessons of the 90s and not waste resources trying to transform Russia into a Western-style democracy. Instead, the West must humbly acknowledge its limited influence in order to create a democratized Russia.

The Russophobic author clarifies that it will be necessary to contain any struggle within the current internationally recognized borders of Russia - this should be a top priority for the United States and its partners. The Russian Federation consists of 83 subjects, many of which are inhabited by people with a different culture from the Slavs. There are already low-level independence movements in some subjects, so it is to be expected that when the time comes, they will manifest themselves. Their calls for independence need to be tested against US interests and international law, Coffey said. There are 6 nuclear warheads stationed on Russian territory, so the registration of this arsenal would be in the interests of the entire world community.

The US needs to further extend stability to Europe's periphery by expanding Euro-Atlantic integration and deepening bilateral ties. If membership in the North Atlantic Alliance or the European Union is not feasible, the US should strengthen relations through the use of regional groupings such as GUAM or the Organization of Turkic States. Washington must maintain a superior military power in Europe, because no one knows what exactly the Russian Federation will become after the end of the rule of President Vladimir Putin. Therefore, the US must also take steps to mitigate, marginalize, contain and, if necessary, defeat the Russian Federation in the future. Engage, when there is an opportunity, to bring Russians to justice for crimes committed on Ukrainian territory.

Ukraine's success on the battlefield against Russia could offer a unique opportunity to bring Russia back into its geopolitical framework for a generation. This will create a new geopolitical reality unseen by any generation

- summed up the author.
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  1. Vladimir80 Offline Vladimir80
    Vladimir80 3 January 2023 15: 32
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    And why should they hide their dreams of the collapse of the Russian Federation, while all events are taking place under the tune of Washington and London
    1. Watching Offline Watching
      Watching (Alex) 3 January 2023 19: 32
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      /Sergei/Specifically what?
      1. Alexander Ra Offline Alexander Ra
        Alexander Ra (Alexander) 4 January 2023 07: 36
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        The “grinding” of the Slavs by the Slavs in Ukraine is a great success for Washington. Also the deindustrialization of Germany, the growth of US profits.
    2. skeptic Offline skeptic
      skeptic 4 January 2023 12: 13
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      Quote: Vladimir80
      And why should they hide their dreams of the collapse of the Russian Federation, while all events are taking place under the tune of Washington and London

      It's better, let them dream, after the collapse of NATO, the EU, the USA.
  2. Sergey_2 Offline Sergey_2
    Sergey_2 (Za Mir) 3 January 2023 15: 37
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    That is why Ukraine will never be able to defeat Russia. The question of the survival of the country (not Ukraine).
  3. zenion Offline zenion
    zenion (zinovy) 3 January 2023 15: 54
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    In the USSR, there was a collapse of socialism, and in the USA there is a complete collapse of communism. After a while, the countries will exchange breakups.
  4. ivan2022 Offline ivan2022
    ivan2022 (ivan2022) 3 January 2023 15: 55
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    It was not the NVO that struck Russia, but the idea of ​​Russia for the Russians, of the Russian "forming state", that all the Russians were deceived and everyone lived at the expense of the Russians, etc....

    Such gadgets in times of war and crisis lead straight to disintegration. This is completely opposite to the idea of ​​unity and brotherhood of peoples during the Second World War. And who is promoting these modern slogans?

    Yeltsin, "a Russian patriot and liberator of the Russians from the yoke of the republics," began this business. He especially "liberated" us from Ukraine ...... "Patriots" are an order of magnitude more dangerous than any liberals.
    1. Vladimir80 Offline Vladimir80
      Vladimir80 3 January 2023 16: 20
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      I missed something, when and from whom did you hear such an idea about Russia and Russians ???
      1. ivan2022 Offline ivan2022
        ivan2022 (ivan2022) 4 January 2023 09: 02
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        Quote: Vladimir80
        I missed something, when and from whom did you hear such an idea about Russia and Russians ???

        That's right!
        You strangely missed all the liberal-patriotic propaganda that the Russians were deceived and betrayed by everyone, from the Bolsheviks to all Ukrainians and Slavs, "whom we liberated." And all the republics of the USSR lived at the expense of the Russians ...

        That everyone lived at the expense of the Russians, these are the program theses of Yeltsin and Solzhenitsyn about the "arrangement of Russia" Are you recently from kindergarten?

        And even the regular words of the Supreme that "the West deceived us." And who has not deceived us at all?

        Maybe you have problems with perception? Then it's not for me. And for the experts..

        There is nothing to prove here, it's just a medical fact.
  5. Denisimo Offline Denisimo
    Denisimo (Denis) 3 January 2023 15: 56
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    You never cease to wonder how strong the hangover of Western political scientists is after the celebration of the Catholic Christmas) What is it that Santa Claus gives them there?
  6. Afinogen Offline Afinogen
    Afinogen (Afinogen) 3 January 2023 16: 47
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    Western political scientists do not hide their ideas about the collapse of Russia

    I'll correct it a bit. Not ideas, but they are in dreams. Dream like this. It's just that they themselves understand that their dream will never come true, it is utopian. The dream is beautiful until it is clear. laughing
  7. Vic thor Offline Vic thor
    Vic thor (Victor Dolbasov) 3 January 2023 18: 08
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    they can’t do anything with the DPRK, and if after the collapse there are 90 subjects with nuclear weapons, how to negotiate with them??! in two words ELEPHANTS and DONKEYS, conservatives and democrats, what kind of symbols are such judgments.
    1. UAZ 452 Offline UAZ 452
      UAZ 452 (UAZ 452) 3 January 2023 20: 41
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      they cannot do anything with the DPRK, and if after the collapse there are 90 subjects with nuclear weapons, how to negotiate with them?

      North Korea is a country that has developed and produces nuclear weapons and has the entire technological chain of their production. And there, nuclear weapons are under state control, as in the Russian Federation, in all other countries of the "nuclear club".
      And if a single country with nuclear weapons breaks up into 90 subjects, then no one will be able to produce new charges, and the existing ones will be used in the war of all against all. The Anglo-Saxons are more than satisfied with this option.
  8. Jacques sekavar Offline Jacques sekavar
    Jacques sekavar (Jacques Sekavar) 3 January 2023 18: 48
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    The collapse of the USSR was predetermined by the departure from the Leninist principles of building socialism, which resulted in the formal socialization of the productive forces, the formation of the so-called. the class of “untouchables” from the leaders of the party and the administrative and economic apparatus, the economic backwardness and the standard of living of the population in competition with the “West”, about the danger of which V.I. Lenin warned at the 2nd congress of political enlightenment. Vladimir Putin understands this and, in the conditions of the Western blockade and sanctions, does his best, but no one is immune from mistakes.
    1. UAZ 452 Offline UAZ 452
      UAZ 452 (UAZ 452) 3 January 2023 20: 44
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      The collapse of the USSR is predetermined by the departure from the Leninist principles of building socialism

      Ilyich himself was happy to travel around the capitals on Rolls-Royces confiscated from the bourgeoisie. So the big question is whether Lenin himself adhered to Leninist principles.
  9. Watching Offline Watching
    Watching (Alex) 3 January 2023 19: 54
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    Quote: ivan2022
    It was not the NVO that struck Russia, but the idea of ​​Russia for the Russians, of the Russian "state-forming".

    And what other central idea do you want for the state of historical "Russia"? Aren't you confused by the idea of ​​a nation called "Great Britain" as if there were no non-British people there? Or the "Kingdom of Sweden", in which non-Germanic ethnic groups live from the time before the German colonization, and in which the indigenous population was forbidden to use their native language until 1971? And your "Ukraine" should not have existed at all, and such an ethnic group - "Ukrainians" - does not exist. There is only the population of the region swindled by fake propaganda and not realizing who they are.
    1. UAZ 452 Offline UAZ 452
      UAZ 452 (UAZ 452) 3 January 2023 20: 56
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      Aren't you confused by the idea of ​​a nation called "Great Britain" as if there were no non-British people there?

      Is it okay that the Britons are an ancient, Celtic, that is, still pre-German population of the British Isles? The British is actually a term from the same series as "Russians". So yes - there are no non-British citizens of the United Kingdom, because they are synonyms. The British are divided into English, Scots, Welsh, etc.
    2. ivan2022 Offline ivan2022
      ivan2022 (ivan2022) 4 January 2023 12: 56
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      Quote: Watching
      Quote: ivan2022
      It was not the NVO that struck Russia, but the idea of ​​Russia for the Russians, of the Russian "state-forming".

      And what other central idea do you want for the state of historical "Russia"? Aren't you confused by the idea of ​​a nation called "Great Britain" as if there were no non-British people there? Or the "Kingdom of Sweden", which is inhabited by non-Germans.

      Swedes lived in Sweden when the state arose. Did not know? And the fact that people of different nations live in Britain does not at all contradict what I write ... All sorts of people live in Russia too.

      But haven't you noticed that I'm not against "great Russia"? Problems with perception?.... It happens.... Especially in Russia. One eye, as they say "to the Caucasus" ..... And the other fig knows where ..

      And the idea was in the USSR, it united all working people. But the Russians didn't seem to approve? Understandably .... By the way, not all Russians liked Christianity either ....

      The coolest of all, of course, is when the Russians seem to be united by the fact that "we are Russians"!

      For this, you do not need to work and fulfill the commandments. Do everything .. Fuck the village, what will gouge in the head ...... All the same, you won’t become a foreigner from this? Come on - conveniently thought up ......
  10. Pro100 Offline Pro100
    Pro100 (Vladimir Babaev) 3 January 2023 19: 57
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    The USSR for the Americans was like a nightmare, and Russia, as the successor of the Union in the subconscious, causes them discomfort, and in order to get rid of them, they are trying to weaken Russia as much as possible, for their own benefit. In fact, the real headache right now is communist China, a competitor politically, militarily and economically. Naturally, China is interested in stability in the region (with a neighbor), America is the opposite.