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Russian FM Lavrov Steamrolls Over Blinken in Stockholm on Ukraine and NATO, Western Allies and MSM Look on Shocked

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Russian FM Lavrov Steamrolls Over Blinken in Stockholm on Ukraine and NATO, Western Allies and MSM Look on Shocked
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US and Russia trade threats over Ukraine in heated meeting

The US and Russia traded threats of “serious consequences” should either side escalate tensions on the Ukrainian border following weeks of rising concerns in the west that a Russian build-up of military activity could spill over into war.

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to media questions following the 28th OSCE Ministerial Council, Stockholm, December 2, 2021
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Franz Beckenbauer
Franz Beckenbauer
December 4, 2021

Mr. Mercouris is one of the few western analysts who cover these issues in a way that is worth discussing. He deserves credit for that. However, his analysis is wrong in two major points. He obviously does not understand strategic thinking the way it is practiced in russia and he does not understand eastern europe. But i can correct these errors. Let me elaborate. First, he keeps talking about ukraine. He is wrong if he believes the west or NATO still has any interest in ukraine. They looted it , robbed it to the bones and then tried to turn… Read more »

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timitisi
timitisi
Reply to  Franz Beckenbauer
December 4, 2021

Russia only wants peaceful trade with E Europe. They know how expensive it would be to try to use force in any way

Beatus
Beatus
December 4, 2021

Blankety-blank blinkety-Blinken 🙁

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Smoking Eagle
Smoking Eagle
December 4, 2021

The US has had a lot of success with wielding its big stick to force the compliance of many people and many countries over the past decades so now it’s in a state of extreme nonplusment because Russia is standing its ground and drawing lines in the sand. The US appears not to know what to do about it apart from indulging in hissy fits, grabbing another armful of increasingly less potent big sticks, and threatening to play that tired old sanctions game. That someone would eventually make his country strong enough to do this was always inevitable, but it… Read more »

Guy
Guy
December 4, 2021

Finally we now see and hear what is at stake with no ifs ands or buts .It is what I and many have been waiting for .The geopolitical chess game is over and the West especially the US know it . The US simply has to stop playing and quietly whisper that lets not finish this game because too much pooh in face would result.Are they up to the task is the bigger question.

Rick Oliver
Rick Oliver
December 6, 2021

Mr Sergey Lavrov is my favourite Foreign Minister , Mr Diplomacy and will not stand for idiots who cannot present a valid and calmly debate and watch out if you are caught out lying , you will certainly get taught a quick lesson in how to not bring a water pistol to a gun fight !!

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