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Biden, Putin to speak over Russia's stepped up security demands

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The Russians have hypersonic missiles which the imperialist powers admit they have no defense against. Now they need a largely impregnable umbrella against a mass ICBM strike from USA. Then give the US, England and France an offer they can't refuse. Otherwise terror bombing of bridges, TV stations, water treatment facilities and etc. Give them a taste of their own medicine and at least 90% of the rest of the world will rejoice.

Then we move on to the tricky subject of Nazi Germany. They mostly haven't been part of Anglo-American and French terrorism because they have their own ambitions. Break it up into Bavaria, Prussia, Saxony along with Austria.

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Putin and Russia have never been weaker or more divided. Now is the time to eliminate Putin.

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Then give the US, England and France an offer they can't refuse. Otherwise terror bombing of bridges, TV stations, water treatment facilities and etc. 

Calling for terrorists attacks first thing in the morning. Not the best way to start your day.

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Putin and Russia have never been weaker or more divided. Now is the time to eliminate Putin.

That will never happen. Never.

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The only hope is for the Russian people to decide to put in term limits and throw Putin out, take back all the money he stole while they are at it. Bring up all the oligarchs on valid charges and make Russia a country that has rule of law. The world AND Russia will be better when that happens.

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Then we move on to the tricky subject of Nazi Germany. They mostly haven't been part of Anglo-American and French terrorism because they have their own ambitions. Break it up into Bavaria, Prussia, Saxony along with Austria.

‘Move on’? You’re going back 100 years with a bizarre fantasy.

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The only hope is for the Russian people to decide to put in term limits and throw Putin out, take back all the money he stole while they are at it. 

It seems that Putin has the majority support in Russia. Do you know something that those Russian people don't know? Like about how much money he stole, could you share the details?

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Russia should be the Wests natural ally against the rising CCP China. Instead, we have Nato and US warmongering that drives Russia into a closer relationship to China. We are watching insane politics.

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It seems that Putin has the majority support in Russia. Do you know something that those Russian people don't know? Like about how much money he stole, could you share the details?

What? Putin's election results are plagued with problems. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/17/world/europe/russia-elections-interference.html Claims they setup fake parties for competition to dilute the list of candidates. In St. Petersburg, there were 3 candidates with exactly the same name on the ballot. Only 1 was actually running. The other 2 were placed there by Putin's party to confuse voters.

Registering multiple candidates with the same or similar names as an opposition candidate is a tried-and-true Russian electoral tactic. Candidates with identical or similar names are registered in 24 of the 225 single-district races in this week’s election — about 10 percent of all races, the newspaper Kommersant reported.

First, his govt and secret police prevent ANY of the possible competition from holding meetings or even running for office anywhere in Russia. They are jailed. Their businesses are found to be doing something illegal - which may be true, but Putin's businesses which do the same things aren't investigated.

As for the money, how does anyone on a public salary become one of the wealthiest people in Russia? By inserting himself into all the major businesses, so he gets a "taste" of every transaction. Businesses that refuse? The owners and corporate officers are arrested, including the corporate lawyers. The police raid the businesses and take critical information so the business cannot continue. It is hard to ship products to customers when the ordering system with the orders and address is "missing" from the police raid.

We don't know the limits of Putin's graft, mainly because the state arrests any journalists investigating.

Here's $2B that is tied to Putin: https://www.theguardian.com/news/2016/apr/03/panama-papers-money-hidden-offshore Isn't that sufficient to wonder about the other 50B? Putin's "secret" girlfriend has been found to have $100M.

https://www.rferl.org/a/major-questions-fincen-leak-sheds-light-on-the-hidden-money-flows-of-putin-s-russia/30855925.html

Then there are the assassinations and attempted assassinations. Putin isn't going to let go of his power until he is unable to act. In the meantime, the opposition needs protection.

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As for the money, how does anyone on a public salary become one of the wealthiest people in Russia? 

One could ask the same question of Xi Jinping. His net worth is reported to be on the order of $1.5 Billion USD. Does the CCP pay that well? Something tells me he's poked his hand out for just a few red envelopes over the years. I could be wrong, but ...................

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Instead, we have Nato and US warmongering that drives Russia into a closer relationship to China. We are watching insane politics.

What is this NATO warmongering you speak of? NATO offered Russia an opportunity to join, gave them observer status and was adhering to the terms of the CFE treaty until Russia invaded Ukraine and annexed the Crimean Peninsula. NATO members greatly reduced their military forces after the fall of the USSR and did not consider spending the money to rebuild them until Russia invaded Ukraine. None of the wester nations focused much attention on Russia until then. Now they are all afraid the Russians might invade again and are arming up. Sending GRU officers into UK and elsewhere to assassinate political foes did nothing to enhance western opinions of Russia's intentions. What Russia did in UK using nerve gas to try to kill a political opponent is actually an act of war, but UK alone is too weak to directly challenge Russia to a war. Then along comes someone suggesting the Russians are somehow America's "natural ally"? Laughable. Maybe when Vladimir Putin is gone the US and Russia can have a better relationship.

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Just me but I think over the course of January 2022 the US and NATO should increase air power on Ukraine's borders with Poland, Romania and Moldava and conduct joint exercises with NATO air forces and Ukrainian air and ground forces to improve their mutual coordination. The US might even want to have an Amphibious Ready Group cruise around off northern Japan and the Kurile Islands.

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Just me but I think over the course of January 2022 the US and NATO should increase air power on Ukraine's borders with Poland, Romania and Moldava and conduct joint exercises with NATO air forces and Ukrainian air and ground forces to improve their mutual coordination.

That's warmongering

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