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Old 02-15-2009, 06:05 PM   #31
xoxoxoBruce
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Soviets? Since the USSR no longer exists I think Soviets is passť.
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Originally Posted by classicman View Post
Um, cuz they're Russians??
We didn't beat 'em, we bankrupted 'em. Now the oil/gas business has refilled the coffers, Putin wants to return Russia to their place as a World power, an influential player. With NATO, which use to be the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, pushing far from the North Atlantic, I can understand Russia's concern.
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