We have no leaders like Putin. Love him or hate him he has the prowess and aptitude of leaders generations back. I distinctly remember there was a little clip of Putin quietly talking to one of his men. I remember he said with a somber smile and tired face "well-- we tried". It was in the context of finally going through with the SMO. It was soon after the events that happened before this conflict in Kazakhstan. We have nobody like this. Good or bad. Mediocrity and evil.
And all these brother slavs are fighting. Russia resisting the west, while it sacrifices Russia's brothers to hold up the fake legitimacy of their hegemon. To you Russians here God bless you guys.