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Old 02-24-2009, 09:33 PM   #36
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Originally Posted by xoxoxoBruce View Post
Soviets? Since the USSR no longer exists I think Soviets is passť.

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.
ummm, excsuse me, but they bankrupted themselves.
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