@Vann, venting out against Putin's supposed failures won't make a difference anyway, Putin is here to stay in power at least until his term finishes in 2024. Besides, its not like Russia had a better alternative to Putin after Yeltsin's disastrous years.
I know Russia have no hopes with Putin in power.. he did some contribution already in terms of military and
holding Russia in one piece.. But this is not enough.. making Russia stable ,is not enough.. When Putin talks
about wanting stability in Russia , his policy.. he is not countering the forces that makes Russia unstable. So is only
delaying the problem.. So i have no false expectations with Russia under Putin . Is Europe ,the only one that
can save Russia from United States.. So the best possible scenario for Russia ,will be that Europe seek its own Independence and turn Russia into a semi vassal state. WIth Putin giving away some of Russia sovereignty if want
Europe help ,so that Russia dont sink.
Im only clarifying that Putin is not the Genius many here makes him to be.. he is only good in diplomacy , and nothing else. but he lacks of vision or understanding of the way to go for Russia Real Independence. Many fanboys of Putin have been claiming American sanctions dont work... wrong.. they hurt Russia economy big time.. the only thing they doing is minimizing the damage. but this sanctions of the west.. have forced Russia to cut funding in investment in Russia, and even take major Risk and promote reduce pensions on Russia.. playing with Fire. that is.
And Russia space program is virtually silenced by Americans space achievements.. So Im only saying ,that no matter what Putin does.. how much Wheat records he brakes.. how much sport medals Russia wins.. that none of Putin "solutions" to counter Americans works.. zero. nothing of what Putin does , will break the American system.
Hoping for the west to change its hostilities against Russia that come back to "its senses "is irresponsible at this time.. Galloway ,the former lawmaker in Britain ,even reprimanded Putin . telling him ,that to be Polite with the west will not calm their thirst for Russian blood.. then you have Prime Minister of Austria lecturing Putin ,that Russia is a Super power.. telling him in diplomatic ways that he is wrong... So things have gone to the point of Embarrassing to see how Putin being lectured ,again and again ,to stop being weak. The pivot to Asia ,this will not work mr Putin either or ending the use of dollars will neither end the American empire. This is because the American Empire is an Empire of Influence.And unless Russia becomes a more developed nation ,and competes with US top influential business in the world ,then Putin is doing nothing. Because it does not counter the main weapon Americans have.. that is LEADERSHIP. and Influence..Americans advertise well their Power and leadership.. What Putin advertise is Russia being a second rate power.. with a strong military and an obsolete culture. That is focused in the past glories of Russia. Putin could even Nationalize the central Bank of Russia and he himself take control of it ..and this will not solve the problem of Russia.
and What is the main Problem of Russia?
Is a leadership problem ,an influence problem. Nobody in the west respect or listen Russia , how many times Lavrov and Putin have said this ? What they dont say is that Russia government is the one to blame for this.
Respect is something that will not be given for free to Russia.. Russia needs to earn it.. and Americans and Europeans only respect Leadership ,and Influence. If Russia wants to defeat the American empire ,it needs to defeat US Top popular business with much better ones.. IF Russia produced a super PC computer ,for personal civilian use ,that beats Intel and AMD big time, and start selling it with an alternative to Microsoft software.. it will sink American economy by 30% , when Intel ,AMD and Microsoft shares collapse.. after Russia building better technology. And Russia develops a new Internet. this will panic Google ,and all IT Giants in America.. this is how you defeat an Empire and in an elegant fair way.. without firing a bullet, Russia can destroy United states.
it only Putin a total change of tactics.. from Populism and soviets parades , to an IT revolution . How powerful is Americans (and Japanese) business that they literary change the culture of those nations..that is Powerful INFLUENCE in action. Russia needs a high tech business Revolution , that totally defeats or at least competes with the American top popular business. and Russia have plenty of talent to do it.. locally ,with their scientist and with China help.. If I was Putin ,i will announce a new Internet in collaboration with CHina and India ,that connects all ASIA and offering them the option to control ,the information they want to accept or not .. This will end the Monopoly of US and their spying on internet too.. . thats going to give nightmares to Americans business ,knowing that Russia is for first time , doing something that can seriously damage their nation Leadership ,influence in the world. targeting the base of what holds the American Empire influence over the world ,that is their Leading innovative business that leads the world into the future. and then also if i was Putin ,will cut all funding to sports , privatize it totally.. and privatize Gazprom to Europe , and then with the money earned , start a new space race to beat Americans..
This is the reason why Americans and Soviets , had a space race.. both nations understood very well ,how important is leadership and influence , to be seen as leaders in the world. since developed nations follows leaders and not second best or losers.. Soviets problems was not having control of their arms race, and over spending..
Russia under Putin ,he have zero understanding of what is Leadership and how Russia poor influence in the world is what makes ,the west attack Russia. Everyone can be influenced.. everyone can be.. Russia only needs to influence the west with the things they Respect and they like. .Americans and Europeans love space.. why the fuck Putin dont invest more in Space instead of reducing the budget in half? The west love Entertainment and movies and modern music..is their bread of everyday. Russia is fighting Americans in the most retarded way possible.. or close to it..
And if Russia was landing in the moon today ,creating a moon base, while americans still not even have a rocket to go to the ISS.. it will have the entire world celebrating Russia achievement not just 2 weeks like olympics.. but forever.. ever people attentions will be there in Russia leadership in Space. , ending any plans of US and UK to isolate Russia ,if everyone else in the world wants to be closer to Russia. This is why i dont see nationalizing Russian central bank as a good idea.. this will be equivalent to disconnecting Russia from europe. Whether people like Liberal Europe values or not.. Europe is the faction Russia needs to influence to put an end NATO and American controls over them.