I think that Kunstler nails it here: https://kunstler.com/clusterfuck-nation/dont-look-now-2/


The current CIA-approved narrative wants you to believe that Vlad Putin seeks to reassemble the old Soviet Union and will move next to capture the Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania. I doubt this since all those countries have their own cultures rather emphatically hostile to Russia and required onerous operating subsidies from Moscow back in the Soviet day. Ukraine will surely be enough of a burden for Russia going forward.

An alternate narrative to the CIA’s scare story would follow the Occam’s Razor rule that the simplest explanation is probably the truth — namely, that there was no other way to stop Ukraine’s shelling and mortar attacks against the ethnic Russian population in the Donbas which, by the way, was carried out with US-gifted armaments. And there was no other way to disabuse the USA from the idea that Ukraine should join NATO and thereby become a missile launching base on Russia’s border.


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Peter- Check out The Saker (https://thesaker.is) for up-to-date reports and rational commentary on the Ukraine situation. Been following him for many years...a former Swiss intelligence analyst specializing in Russia.

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Feb 28, 2022·edited Feb 28, 2022

More theatre; nothing to see here. Anyway, Putin understands the influence of the west. He made it quite clear what he wants: https://texags.com/forums/16/topics/3274578

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