Friday, August 31, 2018

Russia Is Actively Preparing For A World War

Russia's President Vladimir Putin at the Luzhsky training ground during the main stage of the Zapad-2017 joint Russian-Belarusian strategic exercises. Photo Credit:

Paul Goble, Eurasia Review: Latest Military Exercise Shows ‘Kremlin Actively Preparing For A World War’ – OpEd

Moscow’s announcement that it will soon conduct its largest military exercise since 1981 “means only one thing,” Pavel Felgengauer says. “The Kremlin is actively preparing for a world war” (link here).

In fact, the independent Russian military commentator says, Russia has been preparing for such a war for “at least the last five years.” In announcing the exercise, he points out, the Russian General Staff said that it was a response to the growing threat of war, “either a global nuclear one or a series of major regional wars like an all-European one.”

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WNU Editor: Truth be told .... the former Soviet Union (and now Russia) always prepared itself for a World War. But preparing for one is different from initiating one. Is Russia about to initiate a World War .... no. But considering how tense international relations have been for the past few years, no one is taking any chances .... Russia included.


Dov Sar said...

I wonder if that is the real reason for "Putin's vacation," which he took with those who would lead his men in the next war. Perhaps more discussion than vacation, is my guess, especially with the big operations about to go down with the exercises in the Med and Far East. Physical military war is just an extension of diplomatic war and economic war; if you are in danger of losing the latter two, sometimes it is temping to transition to the former, just like what has happened in the past.

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Anonymous said...

only the devil might care for war,the real war is in your head, truly.

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