On Thursday, Mr Putin’s defense minister announced a partial pullback of troops, a move welcomed by the President of Ukraine in Nervous Kiev. Mr. Putin, at his online climate summit, presented an olive branch to President Biden. And on Friday, Mr Navalny said his hunger strike was “achieved enough” after two rounds of investigations by civilian doctors demanding better medical care.
Mr. Navalny, a top aide to Leonid Volkov, “no matter how much the system tries to show itself as a deaf-mute, thousand-ton monolith, it really continues to react to pressure from inside and out.” Posted On twitter
Of Mr. Medvedev Article Explaining the events of the week published on Friday morning, he compared the current state of world affairs to the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, when the United States and the Soviet Union fell to the brink of nuclear war. Today’s problem, unlike the original Cold War war, he wrote, was that the United States no longer respected Russia’s strength.
Mr. Medvedev, the vice chairman of Mr. Putin’s Security Council, wrote, “If the results of the victory are so spectacular that they question the continued existence of the victory, then it is not a victory.” Referenced Russia’s nuclear arsenal.
One risk of Mr. Putin’s approach to foreign policy is that he may need ancestors to achieve the desired effect. The same situation was with Russia’s troop buildup near Ukraine. While the war in eastern Ukraine has been going on since 2014, with the Moscow repatriation of arms and men to the separatists, the Kremlin did not, as the beginning of hostilities explicitly threatened to invade Ukraine As it did in recent weeks.
Mr. Pavlovsky, who advised the Kremlin as of 2011, compares Mr. Putin’s system to a shaft: a mechanism that can change only in one direction, even with occasional stops.
“When the system is built on the principle of all growth, it cannot pull back into earnest,” he said.