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Russia: A State of Extreme Paranoia?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by amadeus, Jun 3, 2007.

  1. BEHIND_THE_MASK

    BEHIND_THE_MASK A Liar... A Cheat...

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    So then the US is giving the Pole's a sheild?

    Ya can't have a sheild without a sword... thats Warfare 101.
     
  2. Godwynn

    Godwynn March to the Sea

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    I think Russia wants another Cold War. I know who will bury who.
     
  3. skadistic

    skadistic Caomhanach

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    And Russia and others have swords that the shield will ( if it works) protect.


    And spears work too in place of swords.
     
  4. cubsfan6506

    cubsfan6506 Got u

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    Do me and my neighbor both have ten thousand guns and would kill each other if we had the chance?
     
  5. amadeus

    amadeus Bring back the Civ2 theme!

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    Well, the Russians have lost a big chunk of territory, about half of their population, and their satellites in Europe.

    I'm going to play the safe bet and say that Putin wins. :lol:
     
  6. amadeus

    amadeus Bring back the Civ2 theme!

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    If I started wearing a bulletproof vest, would you then start to point a gun at me?

    Although, I think Phlegmak is right; they were probably pointed at them the whole time anyway.
     
  7. cubsfan6506

    cubsfan6506 Got u

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    Alright so i'm russia your europe and the u.sa. Well since I was already pointing a gun at you I would simply aim for the head.
     
  8. warpus

    warpus In pork I trust

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    Are you even Russian?
     
  9. BEHIND_THE_MASK

    BEHIND_THE_MASK A Liar... A Cheat...

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    So... where have you been the last year?

    you could pretty much ask anyone here if Im Russian... And you get the answer.

    I am Russian. I was born in Moscow, moved to the US at a very young age (I never learned how to write Russian very well, my parents felt it would be better to teach me to speak, read and write English)

    So yes, I am a Russian.
     
  10. Babbler

    Babbler Deity

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    You're as a American as Issac Asimov (or one of these people).
     
  11. Winner

    Winner Diverse in Unity

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    This is just another of their propaganda games. You should have seen what they've been doing when CZ, Poland and Hungary were about to join the NATO.

    It's the same old game: few strong words, a lot of crap about strategic stability, world peace and blah blah blah, and then they'll back off, because they know they can't do anything about it.

    Yes, and the idiot who wrote that BBC article should learn what is Eastern Europe and what's the difference between Eastern and Central Europe after the end of the Cold war. Seriously, I am sick of it.
     
  12. Winner

    Winner Diverse in Unity

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    It is utterly irrelevant what the currently programmed target is. Modern Russian and American ICBMs can be re-targeted in a matter of seconds.

    This whole thing is another nice example of Russian fearmongering.
     
  13. Winner

    Winner Diverse in Unity

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    You're about as Russian as I am Chinese :p
     
  14. Tee Kay

    Tee Kay Justice guaranteed

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    Well what's with US bases ringing Russia and all...
     
  15. Winner

    Winner Diverse in Unity

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    The probles is these bases are not ringing Russia, only the Russians think they are.
     
  16. plarq

    plarq Crazy forever

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    Because Russia is threating the bases?
     
  17. Gelion

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  18. ParkCungHee

    ParkCungHee Deity

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    Laregely because America decided it wasn't going to treat Russia like it did before the Commies took over. We continued to expand the reaches of NATO eastward, we treated them like a beaten opponent, not a new ally. And after 17 years of this we're wondering why they've begun to respond.
     
  19. Winner

    Winner Diverse in Unity

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    You're basically repeating the same old crap again: Central and Eastern Europe can't make its own decisions, it is still a russian playground.

    Well, it isn't anymore. Central and Eastern European countries decided to move to the West and Russia doesn't like that. It is maybe understandable, but there is nothing what could they do about it. Russian threats and strong words are one of the reasons why C. and E. countries wanted to join the NATO.
     
  20. ParkCungHee

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    Right, but
    1) They can move in a Pro-western direction without expanding a military alliance directed at Russia, the Moment communism collapsed, NATO should have declared its mission accomplished and disbanded.
    and
    2) Eastern and Central Europe can move towards the west, but the west doesn't need to reciprocate.

    Of course Russia thinks in Sphere of Influence, we still think in Spheres of influence. This is just Russia's version of the Monroe doctrine.
     

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