Visions of yet another Russian empire... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • allang
    • 04.02.12 | 12:50 (IST)

    Russia doesn't want the UN to get in the habit of regime change. They abstained in Libya... and look where that's got them. Besides, Tartus is a warm and comfy Mediterranean port. Perfect for Russian submarines and naval destroyers. Heck, if they care... how many Syrian lives that is worth. I bet, Putin is elegantly polishing his personal statue of Alexander the Great. He's got visions of yet another Russian empire in the works. All he's got to do, is wait just a little longer. And the name-plate will read... Putin the Great.

    from the article: Russia: UN vote on Syria resolution will end in scandal
    First published 11:26 04.02.12 | Last updated 15:44 04.02.12
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