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This regime insists it is exceptional, claims to be a champion of democracy, and profits from war via its weapons industry. 

Everywhere it goes, war and bases follow. This regime is not afraid to abduct and imprison those who expose its crimes. It likes to coerce, corrupt and control lesser regimes, like our own, and those it cannot control, it seeks to isolate, weaken and contain. 

And it’s precisely because it can’t control Russia that we now see the devastation of Ukraine. Next, clearly it intends to provoke a war with China, and no doubt it’s willing to sacrifice us in the process.

If we aspire to be a sovereign, independent nation that values international peace, comity and security, we need to exit this dangerous alliance and adopt instead a non-aligned foreign policy.

John Scrivener, Main Arm 

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  1. My friend, if you lived under Soviet Union rule for the better part of 3/4s a century, you’d be inclined towards “Russophobia” as well.

    • ‘Anyone who doesn’t regret the passing of the Soviet Union has no heart. Anyone who wants it restored has no brains.’ – Vladimir Putin

      • Putin has actually called the break up the Soviet Union a great geopolitical disaster (for Russia), which explains his desperate and foolish desire to rebuild as much of it as he can.

        • It was. Russia is geographical vulnerable and has lots of resources, thus the long history of being invaded, over and over and over again. Russia also happens to have the problem of being China’s northern border. So when they tell you Ukraine was being weaponised to attack them, it’s not actually about Russia, it’s about US tanks being positioned to attack China from the North when the war starts.


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