Do European leaders realize that Russia wants to destroy EU?

Yes, we want to destroy the EU. Yeah... in your wildest dream when you are in the bed, you can ask this questionGo back to reality: no. We might not like EU expansion, but, we don't have money or any efforts to destroy the EU. That's

What would happen if Barack Obama flew to Russia and met with Vladimir Putin tomorrow?

There would be investigations in the House and the Senate. There would be cries of treason and collusion with Russia. The GOP leadership would be aghast that this could occur. There would be calls for posthumous impeachment. And all of this would occur without any sense of irony or hypocrisy.

Are the Trump supporters you know mellowing or having buyers remorse because of his seemingly lackluster cabinet picks?

All approval polls are showing about a 5 point drop in support in aggregate since the inauguration, this is true across the board no matter what his starting point was. His most favorable poll is Rasmussen, which shows him in positive territory still, but going from +14 to +6.So that indicates that a few

Why have many US conservatives, who were so anti-Communist and anti-Soviet Union a few decades ago, become so pro-Russian and pro-Putin now?

Well. For one thing Putin and modern day Russia have very little do to with the Soviet Union or communism ideologically.Putin represents the ultimate macho male (

What plans does Putin have for Russia?

From his own speeches:Bring more Russians out of povertyRebuild Russia's prestige and international imageProtect Russia's sovereign interestsBecome the world's premiere exporter on non-GMO foodsInsulate the Russian people and economy from western chaos and provocationsThat's just off the top of my head.

What will happen to Russia if Putin were to die tomorrow?

Putin is a dictator. The parliament serves him. He has chosen various Oligarchs, and to paraphrase Tolkien,

Do European leaders realize that Russia wants to destroy EU?

Yes, we want to destroy the EU. Yeah... in your wildest dream when you are in the bed, you can ask this questionGo back to reality: no. We might not like EU expansion, but, we don't have money or any efforts to destroy the EU. That's

What do Russians who live in Russia think of Vladimir Putin?

I lived in Russia 75% of my life and I still hope I'm qualified to answer this question.My first impression about Putin was very optimistic when he became a president after Yeltsin resigned. Yeltsin was terrible and we got a hope. Putin was young and smart with a nice background, but he got

What would happen to Russia if Putin suddenly dropped dead right now?

The Russian military would go on high alert, and the nuclear codes would be passed down the line of succession. The leadership would disperse to undisclosed locations, in case there were a coup or an attack. Doctors would work around the clock to (a) attempt

What will happen if Vladimir Putin died?

Someone takes the empty seat, the TV mourns the death of Vladimir Putin, shows the funeral, and then it all depends on the new leader's will and his intentions. He might try to liberalize the system, keep it as it is right now or make it even more Soviet-like. The latter case scenario is possible

What would happen if Vladimir Putin were suddenly assassinated tomorrow (April 2014)?

Lots of questions & answers related to this:What will happen after Vladimir Putin steps down or passes away?How would the current crisis in Ukraine play out if Vladimir Putin suddenly died of a heart attack?What would be the most strategic and

What do Russians think about Putin?

I try not to throw up every time I see the man´s silicon-enhanced face and hear his feeble high-pitched voice on TV. He´s vindictive, vulgar and sexist. He´s a creep. But when it comes to business, he´s on top of it.Putin is the best leader Russia has

Why did Stalin and Brezhnev kiss other men? Was that common in Soviet Russia or considered strange?

Regarding Brezhnev, I don't know much about Eastern European customs in general, but a man kissing another man on the lips on the National Television would be unheard of in the USSR, unless, of course, it was our General Secretary greeting a noble foreign leader.

Is the Great Names of Russia project a cynical attempt to convince Russians they actually have a say in their society or simply a distraction from Putin's six-year low approval rating?

For me it feels like another attempt to plunder budget funds. Some unnecessary, useless venture with huge scale. How much does it costs? Which ministry is responsible for it?

Is Putin the best leader we have now?

A2A, thanks.From your question, I understood that you are asking this from the scope of the Russian Federation and its aspects. I will also try to be speculative over international comparisons and other aspects further down in this article.No. Putin is not the best. But he is definitely one of the best

How to think Putin talks about Trump in private? Do you think he talks respectfully? What do you think

Putin likely sees Trump as being useful. Apart from that, he likely thinks Trump is an idiot whom is both ill advised and easilly manipulated, which is exactly why he is so useful.Putin understands the many facets of Trumps personality, through basic

How to think Putin talks about Trump in private? Do you think he talks respectfully? What do you think

Putin likely sees Trump as being useful. Apart from that, he likely thinks Trump is an idiot whom is both ill advised and easilly manipulated, which is exactly why he is so useful.Putin understands the many facets of Trumps personality, through basic

Are Putin and Kim Jong Un friends?

NoLast years Russia's festival Kim didn't come.Today's assassinate is a prove Kim don't have whole power in Korea,kill his brother ans Uncle ect.Politic Leader don't build private Friendship over State,Putin learn the lesson From Bush,Russia and US just can't be friend .

Has Putin ever visited the USA?

In an interview with UK journalist David Frost Putin mentions that he visited the United States twice in the 1990s as part of President Yeltsin's staff- I think he says Washington and New York as the areas he went to but hinted that they were confined to hotels and official buildings.Hes also visited in 2015 and many

When did the world go wrong?

It's those damn kids these days dancing to that crazy music and not respecting traditions. I mean really this new dangled fox trot is scandalous. What's wrong with a proper waltz? The world is going to heck in a handbasket!As others have pointed out, by just about all