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Ukrainian Saga Nowhere Near Resolution Yet - Russian Losses Do Not Reflect Any Approach to Peace - Let Alone Victory

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Sep 13, 2022 at 14:52

Neither a conservative's approach nor the vacillating approach of the 46th America Adminstrative's Chief Executive's success of getting the decidedly partisan legislature to take inflated taxpayer largess and offer military equipment at bargain replacement prices (after leaving 7 billions worth in Afghanistan) will find the relief of victory over the horizon; nor even the apparent discontent within the Russian's own enclave of military minded objectives. It is not out of the realm of Stalinist thinking that the entirety of the Russian commonwealth is at stake in reachingfor and obtaining all that was envisioned in the mindset that Russia will achieve the ambitions of revived Soviet dominance; or forever be doomed to become history's most failed regime since the fall of the Roman Empire ages ago. Does the energy of the Ukraine bode well for Russia?
That depends, is the lawyers answer, on whether Kievan Russia of ages ago has the resilience of empires in the underlying intentions of surviving the ravages of competing influences (even religious imports of spiritual guidance between Western and Eastern Orthodoxy) that had and have competed for dominance in the ancient times, only to be overrun by secularistic socialistic tendencies of communistic Marxism in post Stalinist revival of the former Soviet empire dreams of the Russian. Who will compete with that? Who will survive that? It comes back to the East versus the West, doesn't it? Where will victory land and survive?

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