Debate: It May Be Flexing Its Muscles...

Debate: It May Be Flexing Its Muscles, But Is Russia A Marginal Power?

There are 1 comment on the WGBH story from Mar 19, 2014, titled Debate: It May Be Flexing Its Muscles, But Is Russia A Marginal Power?. In it, WGBH reports that:

In the past year, Russia has been a decisive player in several events on the international stage - often to the chagrin of the Obama administration.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at WGBH.


Surrey, Canada

#1 Mar 20, 2014

Putin's Russia has an economy only slightly bigger than Italy or Canada, and hopes to hide its obvious decline with threats and bluster.

That won't last as its true weakness becomes more and more apparent.

The Soviet Union was the "greatest geo-political catastrophe of the twentieth century", and at this rate it will take a century for Russia to repair the damage 73 years of communist rule, and decades of post-soviet thug crony capitalism have caused!

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Stanford University Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Market Extra: Tim Draper says Theranos founder ... Jun 3 Baii Wyte 3
News Northern states taking down vestiges of racism,... May 22 lol 1
News Martin Luther King's speech about Vietnam War c... Apr '18 Savant 76
News Letter: Judge Aaron Persky ignored the victim's... Mar '18 Anna Cumella 1
News Stanford's Zimbardo asks: Is President Trump me... Feb '18 humanspirit 3
News Here's how to spot smartphone addiction and how... Feb '18 humanspirit 1
News This 1967 speech may have helped put a target o... Feb '18 DeDominicis 4