A Short-Term Geopolitical Forecast
He obviously thinks that the Empire is digging it's own grave and says so humorously. Meanwhile, Orlov has moved to the right imo in the last couple of years since leaving the US and also says things like this:
Mother Russia will no longer allow a bunch of useless non-Russian ingrates to suckle at her ample bosom.
He is referring to non-Russian parts of the USSR. It may be true in terms of the economy at that time, but he forgets the contribution of the 'ingrates' during the WW2 when they were defending the USSR. I am not talking about Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania etc. These were just the 'newly created' buffer zones post-WW2, that sided with nazis during the war. It's kinda Russian bigotry.
Back to Ukraine crisis, I was listening to Radio 4, 'Any questions?' whilst driving - no, I don't normally listen to it, but it was a long drive and I thought I might learn something. Did I learn!?, my, the audience and the politicians were absolutely clueless of what is really happening, completely brainwashed by, ahem, media. Astonishing:
From 36:30 odd. I am sure it can be picked up on proxy websites if not in the UK.