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Russian Leader Finds No Relief From Tensions He Himself Created

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), May 12, 2022 at 17:00

If pushing south towards the Ukraine was supposed to give the Russian a sense of distance from the encumbrances of neighboring societies he has no love lost for, then when that did not worl and all it did was provoke NATO to respond just as exactly what NATO was designed for, who does the Russian Leader think he can blame for the others to respond just exactly as they did? Even his own cadre of advisors (so-called) had/have a hard time keeping up with the changes of mood that keeps everyone awake at all hours.
The indications of a retreat now does not bode well for what recovery of pride will cost when he has a chance to think about what to do next; and who will pay for that? Finland; who has no lost love for the Russians either.

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