Putin’s Ukraine Strategy Brilliantly Explained
Among other things he says that Ukraine will attack Russia at the behest of the US if they are successful in subduing the rebellious East – so Russia has no choice but to support the rebels.
Starikov is a fixture on Russian TV – and is a very popular author and speaker who has started a conservative party called “The great fatherland party”. One of his more controversial positions (to westerners) is that Stalin was a great leader, unfairly maligned and misunderstood.
Interesting note: the intellectual level of discourse in Russia in politics is head and shoulders above what it is in the US. Starikov is a classic example of this.