'It is not a question of overthrowing governments or launching new wars, but of forcing Moscow to intervene outside its borders in order to exhaust it. The Russian Federation already has a huge territory that it is unable to exploit with a population of only 150 million.
'In May 2019, the Rand Corporation, the think-tank of the US military-industrial complex, listed six options in this regard :
1. Arming Ukraine ;
2. Increase support for jihadists in Syria;
3. Promoting regime change in Belarus;
4. Exploiting tensions in the South Caucasus;
5. Reducing Russian influence in Central Asia;
6. Rivaling the Russian presence in Transnistria.'
Washington pursues RAND's plan in Kazakhstan
UK population growth over next decade driven by arrival of 2.2million immigrants as Britain's aging population sees deaths outnumber births by 59,000 by 2030
'The ingenuity of the Cheka’s torture methods was matched only by the Spanish Inquisition. Each local Cheka had its own speciality.
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