[Marxism] Yanis Varoufakis joins the axis of resistance -- in Moscow!
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Mon Oct 5 00:22:08 MDT 2015
on Sonntag, 4. Oktober 2015 at 13:15, Thomas Campbell via Marxism wrote:
"proven" by these words:
> I am not an anti-Putinist. Anti-Putinism is too strong a word.
> I am very critical of Putin, but his demonization in the West is
> something I also resist. We should be smarter and think about what
> it means to be critical.
> I am extremely critical of what Putin did in Chechnya,
> and I have not forgiven him for it. But on the other hand,
> Putin was absolutely right about what happened in Georgia,
> and the West was absolutely wrong.
> I think that the West’s position on Crimea has also been inconsistent.
> Russia was surrounded [sic] by NATO when Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia,
> and other countries were included in the alliance.
> And for Russia it was an insult, as well as something close to
> violating the agreement between Reagan and Gorbachev [sic].
> And Putin has been right about this, too.
> So I have never supported the policy of demonizing Putin.
> And I am afraid that Russians will have to suffer
> the awful consequences of this process,
> consequences which they do not deserve.
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