September 9, 2017
Enmity escalates between Russia and the United States. President Vladimir Putin called the American decision to close several stateside Russian diplomatic facilities “boorish” and “unprecedented,” concluding, “It’s difficult to conduct a dialogue with people who confuse Austria and Australia.”
Back in 2007 we observed,
Each time the U.S. makes a threat, calls for sanctions or takes military action against weaker countries, Putin opposes it. And each time, the U.S. hands another measure of the moral high ground, power and influence to Putin, who may be playing his game as well as his political opponent Garry Kasparov plays chess.
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