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Overextending and Unbalancing Russia

Posted 2 Weeks Ago at 12:44 PM by Alex Him



Fresh thoughts of the corporation RAND about the anti-Russian strategy - https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_briefs/RB10014.html

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Russia Is Finished

Posted March 25th, 2019 at 03:41 AM by Alex Him

Russia Is Finished

The unstoppable descent of a once great power into social catastrophe and strategic irrelevance



May 2001



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And as for superpower status, in contrast to the Turks under Kemal Atatürk, who voluntarily relinquished their empire in favor of an Anatolian homeland, or the Byzantine Greeks, who fell in battle defending their empire against the Turks, the Russians are likely to face a long,...
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In good company

Posted April 28th, 2018 at 12:36 PM by Alex Him
Updated April 28th, 2018 at 01:10 PM by Alex Him

I was pleased to read in (at the end) - https://vnnforum.com/showpost.php?p=...&postcount=406

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Spanish historian Julian Juderias described the British establishment’s habit of badmouthing its competitors since the 16th century very well. He gave a definition to this act by the British government:

“The environment created by the fantastic stories about our homeland that have seen the light of publicity in all countries, the grotesque
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The first personal computer in the USSR

Posted March 2nd, 2018 at 10:27 AM by Alex Him




It was named БК-0010.01. Its production began in 1985. It consisted of a power supply (black box on video) and a keyboard. Its chips were located under the keyboard.




The tape recorder and the monitor (monitors could be also color) it was necessary to buy separately.

It had a RAM of only 16 KB. It was compatible with...
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Special properties of Russians from the point of view of Dostoevsky

Posted February 13th, 2018 at 06:06 PM by Alex Him

"And in this period the poet reveals something almost miraculous, never seen or heard at any time or in any nation before. There had been in the literatures of Europe men of colossal artistic genius - a Shakespeare, a Cervantes, a Schiller. But show me one of these great geniuses who possessed such a capacity for universal sympathy as our Pushkin. This capacity, the pre-eminent capacity of our nation, he shares with our nation, and by that above all he is our national poet. The greatest of...
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