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And, to the extent that they acted on the interests of the average citizen Putin may well find them easier to deal with. He could then play the 'Fellow Slav' card.

I was thinking more along the line that an overtly Nazi government in Ukraine is eventually going to fuck up and create a casus belli for Russia. And then Putin can get to be the national hero who liberates Kiev from the Nazis for the second time in less than one century.

- Jake

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Tue Mar 18th, 2014 at 02:23:41 PM EST
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