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“What if Russia Never Existed” by AlternateHistoryHub: https://youtu.be/gU6UBXOHhDw
“What if the Soviet Union Reunited” by RealLifeLore: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-TFENSuJ5U
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It's funny how the United States will benefit from importing LNG into Europe after they started all the problems in the Ukraine. Yet people are so fucking stupid they don't see this.
Wake up people. It's right in front of you.
If you want to find out who is behind most of the geo political bullshit in the world just find out who benefits and you will have your answer.
Russia didn't really invade Crimea. They had stationed many thousands of soldiers and sailors based in many military bases in Crimea. And you left out that the population of Crimea is overwhelmingly ethnic Russian and the language spoken in Crimea is Russian. The troops just came out of their bases and took control away from a neo Nazi fascist government fully supported by the United States.
Have you ever try to see another point of view?
Actualy we are all human race can't get rid of war's and killing habits.
It's 21 century we are still in mid ages but with gadgets.
Maybe only AI can help us and with technological singularity we'll step forward
The Northern part of Russian is becoming increasingly accessible due to the melting glaciers. There are new ports that has sprung is last few years. You intentionally left out the city of Murmansk. There's an ice free port out there. You talked about the navy but never once mentioned that Russia has the third strongest Navy in the world. Perhaps, there's an agenda behind this video. Nice attempt at making Russia look weak.
Exactly the plane you dapacted were occupied by sattelite states during the Cols war: East Germany, Poland and Romania were/are located in this depicted plane. So the Sovjet union wold have been able to defend its boarders already in allied territory thorughout eastern Europe. Additionally it has to be noted that especially Ukraine, Moldova as well as Belarus increasingly as well (because of growing disputes with Russia and an increasing trade relationship with the EU in the Form of the Baltic states and Poland) are looking towards the West and Russia feels threatened by it. It looks like the Ukraine Crisis only had the goal to show Belarus and the Ukraine that Russia will not let go of the residual buffer zone, even if it is only neutral. Finally Russia takes huge efforts to undermine European democracies and the EU as a whole, and NATO if Putin can, via financing right wing populist parties which attack sanctions against Russia, want to weaken or even dismantle the EU. Plus it could well be that Putin helped Trump to be elected in order to weaken the transatlantic partnership in therms of defense and trade, or wt least he wanted to prevent an 8 year long Clinton presidency, which would have made the transatlantic bond even stronger. Russia also, as we know, undermines the western democracy by spreading fake news about migrants,Islam and other topics right wing populsts can use for their ends. The irony: Russia uses our freedom of speach against us.
Russia's geography is more of an advantage than a disadvantage and it's economy keeps going up despite it. It's Europe's second biggest economy right after Germany and it will surpass it in a few years. Sanctions aren't gripping.
Baltics were a bufferzone for USSR and now theyre a bufferzone for NATO, either way its highly unlikely NATO would come to help Baltics in an event of full scale russian invasion, who wants to start a WW3 over 3 small states that have no global significance whats so ever. Allies already didnt said a word after WW2 when Stalin didnt gave Baltic states their sovereignty back.
As being Russian personally I can say only that the video is completely foolish.
1. Ports on the north and east aren't completely blocked by ice. During most of the year they are free from Ice.
2. Maritime law prohibits blocking trading pathways until certain circumstances so neither South nor the East can be blocked from trading during peaceful time.
3. Majority of countries that the Russia is trading with are located nearby its borders: China, European Union etc...
4. _"Maritime power = power"_ - stupidest thing I've ever heard.
5. _"Russia's Geography Problem"_ - It's only a problem if you trying to conquer it, otherwise it is an advantage.
There is no need to pave the way overseas meanwhile there is already a cheaper one on the land.
The claim at 8:50, that Finland is entirely dependent on Russian gas is complete bullshit. Only 21.2 % of Finland's energy consumption comes from fossil fuels, including natural gas, and that figure includes oil, coal, peat and wood as well. We have plenty of the last two.
"The bloody mire of Mongolian slavery, not the rude glory of the Norman epoch, forms the cradle of Muscovy, and modern Russia is but a metamorphosis of Muscovy… It was but by the conversion of Muscovy from a country wholly of land into a sea-bordering empire, that the traditional limits of the Muscovite policy could be superseded and merged into that bold synthesis which, blending the world-conquering tendencies of the Mongol master, forms the life-spring of modern Russian diplomacy."
—— Karl Marx
Russian gas contributes only 6% in energy budget of Germany. As a matter of fact, Russia depend on Germany much more that Germany itself depend on Russian gas. But German ambitions depend on access to cheap Russian gas. Over a 70 years of Washington and Londo's effort to contain Russia's economic development by completely blocking access to European markets is failing this time. Because German "Reich" of Angela Merkel want to use russian gas to secure german economic and, possibly, political power over american backyard - client states in eastern europe (former allies of Russia).
If Russia wants to be a truly dominant power it needs to fully develop their Silicon Valley. Create their versions of Intel, AMD, NVidia, Texas Instruments, Fluke, Microsoft and Google. Without these kinds of industries their will always be playing second best behind the West and East Asia. They need copy the tactics of South Korea and Japan when it come to developing their Silicon industries.
I am Russian. And the problem is not about geography, the problem is about our stupid ass government that steals money from the country. Used to be a strong country, we were good at space exploring and economics were good. But now... little bitch is governing our country, really sad. That’s why I moved to Thailand))
The bit of the us exporting natural gas to europe is a bit misleading. Thrre isnt enough tankers to supply even a majority to europe. Building such tankers would be almost impossible as 5 tankers should be produced every month to accomplish this. Each tanker takes 2 years to build. More or less.
You can notice: this channel speaks only well, its country of origin, because the others have a problem, geographical ... how much nonsense and disinformation, my friend. (Podem reparar: esse canal só fala bem do seu país de origem, porque os outros todos tem um ''problema'' geográfico...quanta bobagem e desinformação, amigo.)
I remember reading a book about Marxism claiming that Russia was the heart of the world and key to excer power over the major superpowers since it is relatively close to the most powerful countries at least in the air
Ivan the Terrible isn't an accurate translation. In Russian its Иван Грозный, which literally would translate to Ivan the Fearsome or Ivan the Formidable . Granted he was terrible so it kinda sorta makes sense
I would say "choice and circumstance" not chance or add it. Due to moral, ethical, or cultural backgrounds, certain people choose to pursue or not pursue actions that would lead to their growth as nations. There are and were plenty of civilizations that had every opportunity to explode as a world power but choose not to do so either due to ethical qualms about anti-imperialism or mass genocide, etc. Granted circumstances and chance affect these but they don't outright dictate them. Sometimes choices nations make such as conquest decisions hurt them in the future. A lot of border concerns are tied to relations with their neighbors that those countries chose to make. Russia, for example, already had two great chances to become close allies with western powers while being allies in both WW1 and WW2. But their choice to pursue antagonistic communism to the west's capitalism and many other choices during the Cold War created that divide that didn't need to be there.
Human history is defined by countless choices big and small made by everyone over time. Two people facing the same chances and circumstances can have drastically different lives depending on their choices.
the paradox is that having large resources,Russia is a poor country.All the money is in the hands of oligarchs.Fixed capital is held in major cities such as Moscow and St. Petersburg.The average income of a Russian is 3692 dollars a year.The statistics of Russian lying,the majority of Russian and personally my salary is $ 307 per month.I live in a small town and have a higher education,I see everything with my own eyes,and not something that lies in the media.
In this video, you mentioned Sea of Japan, which is controlled by Japan. However, in fact, the word 'Sea of Japan' is inappropriate. It's original name is East Sea, as it is located in eastern side of Asia. This name has been used for more than 2 millenium and it is historically true. I hope you refrain from using word 'Sea of Japan'
For an educational *geography* video, your maps are way off. E.g. at 7:38 half of Estonia and Latvia and about 75% of Lithuania are missing (placed under Russia), most of Belarus dislocated and Ukraine just wrong. You can do better than that!
I read or heard that Venezuela has the largest oil reserves in the world. I remember thinking, "Bigger than Russia? Oh...I don't know about that."
Maybe someone reading this can confirm or refute? Thanks in advance.
American empire has no allies. America is the only serious threat to Europe. America needs the European market. Russia never failed in delivering gas or oil to Europe. It was the US slave ukraine to stop those supplies and use it against Russia. What kind of ally is the US when imposes sanctions to its allies? US is the last empire on Earth and the good here is that most of the Western states already realize that the US together with the UK - threat of stable and strong Europe. Puppets states like the Baltic bitches, Poland, Georgia and Ukraine are very temporal "allies". Turkey and Russia fought 12 times, but not Russia is building nuclear power plant in Turkey and the Turkish Stream - business and interests!!! US does not care of allies but for its own interests.
Putin did not invade Crimea - Crimea has been Russian territory since the very existence of the US. Crimea was given only administratively to Ukraine - in violation of the Soviet Constitution - meaning it was given illegally. Ukraine is an artificial state - fake nation, no such ethnicity, fake language, fake history. Ukraine was created by Russophobic scums, mostly Western scums. US has been supporting nazi ukrainian till today. The so called ukrainians have been used by the West as a weapon against Russia at least since the Swedish-Russian war back in 1720. Russian troops were in Crimea , where most of the population is RUSSIAN. So, there was no invasion. Show pics of this invasion. Where was the defense of Crimea? Where were the ukrainians to fight for Crimea? Why there is no civil war now in Crimea? Look what happened when US or other western murderers invaded Iraq, or Libya or Afghanistan - millions of dead people, and lack of any peace in those countries. Why? Because they do not support the West. Crimea is RUSSIA! It is very high time to realize that! Crimea was the first subject in the USSR to hold referendum! Crimean people fought for their independence for decades. US and the rest of the western scum created the fake pseudostate of Kosovo - a fortress of the islamic terrorism. There was no any referendum there! US must stop pushing Russia otherwise we will see again nuclear missiles in Cuba.
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