FORBES (issue in Russian) / 2012 01 31 /
In Forbes, Konstantin von Eggert writes:
„It seems to me that the strange persistence of Moscow is due to its fundamental unwillingness to even indirectly support any actions that hint at a change of regime. For the Russian leadership it is a painful subject, which evokes the defeat of the ‘cold war’ and the subsequent disappearance of the Soviet Union. In the minds of many leaders of Russia, that was to a large extent the result of “subversion” of the U.S. against the Soviet Union.
In addition, Vladimir Putin and his team still retain bad memories of the “Rose Revolution” in Georgia and the Ukrainian “Orange Revolution.” They are convinced that without Western interference in Tbilisi and Kyiv, they would not have happened and that at the first opportunity, the Americans and the European Union would incite something like that on the streets of Moscow.”
Note That this analysis was writted just a few weeks before the USA start to try a color revolution in Russia for the Duma Election of December 4, 2011 …
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