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Thu, May 12, 2016 Patrick Armstrong 32,787

First of all, let me start by saying I don't know why the American Establishment is so obsessed about Russia. I can't think of any good reason why it should be. All Russia wants is a quiet life so that it can rebuild things – as Putin himself said, back before he was President:

"The current dramatic economic and social situation in the country is the price, which we have to pay for the economy we inherited from the Soviet Union."