[Marxism] Yanis Varoufakis joins the axis of resistance -- in Moscow!

Lüko Willms marxmail at lws-media.de
Mon Oct 5 00:22:08 MDT 2015

on Sonntag, 4. Oktober 2015 at 13:15, Thomas Campbell via Marxism wrote:

> https://therussianreader.wordpress.com/2015/10/04/varoufakis-moscow-biennale-anti-anti-putinist/

  "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.

Lüko Willms
Frankfurt/Main, Germany

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