At last, Russia has returned to the world arena as a strong state – a country that others heed and that can stand up for itself.
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Russia does not have in its possession any trustworthy data that supports the existence of nuclear weapons or any weapons of mass destruction in Iraq and we have not received any such information from our partners as yet.
The understanding that a third world war could be the end of civilization should restrain us from taking extreme steps on the international arena that are highly dangerous for modern civilization.
A figure who receives money from abroad for his political work, and thus serves some foreign interest, cannot be a politician in Russia.
No one doubts that poison gas was used in Syria. But there is every reason to believe it was used, not by the Syrian Army, but by opposition forces to provoke intervention by their powerful foreign patrons, who would be siding with the fundamentalists.
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My parents told me that children were taken from their families in 1941, and my mother had a child taken from her – with the goal of saving him.
If you do what you believe in, you’re strong. It’s when you don’t do what you believe in that you’re weak. And we are strong.
As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise human science is at a loss.
I think we should talk about what the objectives of the party are, whether that’s restoring the Clause Four as it was originally written or it’s a different one, but I think we shouldn’t shy away from public participation, public investment in industry, i would want us to have a set of objectives which does include public ownership of some necessary things such as rail.
Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it’s important.
A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn’t happen.
Thus, the twentieth century marks the turning-point from the old capitalism to the new, from the domination of capital in general to the domination of finance capital.
Ah, these diplomats! What chatterboxes! There’s only one way to shut them up – cut them down with machine guns. Bulganin, go and get me one!
See that the President, the Cabinet and staff are informed. If cut out of the information flow, their decisions may be poor, not made, or not confidently or persuasively implemented.
The market is not an invention of capitalism. It has existed for centuries. It is an invention of civilization.