Originally Posted by xoxoxoBruce
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.