Category Archives: Russian Decline

Why Is Russia Becoming a Nation of Women?

“I feel like we are a country of women now,” Moscow resident Stanislava, 33, told the Times. “I was searching for male friends to help me move some furniture, and I realized almost all of them had left.” Aleksei Ermilov, … Continue reading

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Have You Wondered Why Your Sex Life Has Suffered Lately?

The first thing to do is to look in the mirror. Part of the problem is the damage we do to ourselves intentionally. Then there is the damage that was done to us when we were born, and by our … Continue reading

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Putin’s Ultimate Smackdown on the Russian People

Grabbing Men Off the Streets! Without giving them a chance to say good-bye to their loved ones, Russian security forces are grabbing Russian men off the streets and shipping them to the meat-grinder of Ukraine. They are sent to war … Continue reading

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Annexation on the Nukes: A Deadly Cocktail

Putin chooses a queer tactic of desperation. First, annex territories that you do not control and never will. Then threaten to unleash a nuclear war if “your new territories” are threatened with attack. Peter Zeihan looks at which cities Putin … Continue reading

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China’s Dizzy Decline Will Lead to War

China is heading for economic decline as its working age population crashes before the nation can find the innovation and worker productivity it desperately needs. China has been trying to make up for its ongoing decline by the accumulation of … Continue reading

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The Rise of India; Fall of China and Russia

India is entering a high growth period which China is leaving forever. Russia is squandering its future possibilities on a wasteful and ultimately humiliating war in Ukraine. India’s growth in wealth and power is likely to have a seriously adverse … Continue reading

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Massive Russian Advantage, Moscow Victory Parade

In a rare public appearance, Russian President Vladimir Putin gave an inspirational speech to Moscow attendees at the annual Moscow Victory Parade over WWII Hitler Germany. “Those who want to split us from the inside have not succeeded. That is … Continue reading

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25,000 Russians Dead; 75,000 Wounded and Captured

Putin lowered his pants and the world only laughed. Now his wounded pride demands full-scale war. But that only risks greater humiliation for Russia and in the end, utter ruin. Russia’s most “elite” units have been devastated by Putin’s big … Continue reading

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Peter Zeihan: Russia Without Choices

Russians Do Not Make Choices: Elites Make Choices for Them Putin Now Sending Young Teens to Fight and Die In the midst of a dark demographic disaster, Vladimir Putin is sending early teens to Ukraine to fight and die — … Continue reading

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Russia’s Pool of Talented People Leaving: No Future There

“This exodus will mean the degradation of the nation. The country doesn’t have a very large pool of talented people. Without them, Russia can’t develop itself”. __ Over 200,000 Fled by 2nd Week of March Tech workers make up just … Continue reading

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Putin’s War and Russia’s Depleted Manpower Problem

It is estimated that 200,000 people left the country in the first ten days of the conflict alone; millions more are likely to follow, whatever the outcome — partly to reject the regime, partly to escape the impending, sanctions-driven economic … Continue reading

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In Russia, Antidepressants are the New Gold

Ever since Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, the demand for antidepressants inside Russia has outstripped the supply. Economic conditions inside Russia are deteriorating rapidly, and news from the Ukrainian war front is bringing sadness to many Russian families. On top of … Continue reading

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Putin’s Elite 2000 Man Guards Airborne Regiment Destroyed in Battle Near Kyiv; Only One Survivor

The regiment’s commander, Colonel Sergey Sukharev, was also confirmed as killed during the fierce battle that raged near Kyiv on March 17, according to local reports. Reports claim that the Russian 331st Guards Airborne Regiment was destroyed after coming under fire from … Continue reading

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Russian Infighting: This Will End Badly

Russia’s elites are divided over Putin’s genocidal war in Ukraine. Inside Russia, Putin is indisputably number one. But the longer the bloody murder of fellow Slavs continues, the more tenuous Putin’s grip becomes. For over 20 years, Putin has been … Continue reading

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Putin’s War of Attrition Continues

Top Russian Commanders are Falling The latest senior commander to die is Major General Vitaly Gerasimov, who was killed in fighting outside Ukraine’s second city Kharkiv. Gerasimov was awarded a medal for “capturing” the disputed province of Crimea in 2014, and … Continue reading

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Russia Has Vast Military Logistical Capacity

The video below reveals the vast Russia-spanning logistical capacity of the Russian military: Here is a quick look ot the problems Russia confronted when moving its war machine into Ukraine: Ukrainian forces destroyed all rail links between the two countries. Russian forces … Continue reading

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Putin is Provoked by Any Sign of Weakness

Russia’s beleaguered invasion of Ukraine is resorting to ancient battle tactics of total obliteration, in the attempt to show the world some sign of accomplishment and competence. Unfortunately for Russia, it shows quite the opposite. It is the strikes against … Continue reading

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Putin’s Sclerotic Brain is Stuck on Stupid

Thoughts on Russia’s weak and backward military Even ethnic Russians in Ukraine despise Putin In recent days, Putin has rambled on television about Ukraine, repeated conspiracy theories about neo-Nazism and Western aggression, berated his own foreign intelligence chief on camera … Continue reading

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Hundreds of 19 Year Old Russian Soldiers Captured

The captured Russian boys were allowed to call their parents back in Russia, and were they ever surprised to learn where their boys were! “We have captured around 200 Russian soldiers, some around 19 years old. Not trained at all. … Continue reading

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Russian Allies Fall Away; Russia Shells Civilian Kyiv

Putin’s forces are more than a match for Ukrainian forces, in the long run. But Putin wanted to destroy Zelensky’s government quickly, and quickly set up a puppet government before resistance could harden. That objective is taking Putin longer than … Continue reading

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Peter Zeihan, George Friedman Map Out Russian Invasion, Air Strikes, and Ukrainian Civilian Resistance

Ukraine is about twice as large as Texas. It is close to the size of Afghanistan, still referred to in Russia as “the graveyard of Russian boys.” Known as the breadbasket of Europe for its rich farmland, it is populated … Continue reading

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Potemkin Russia: Putin’s Make-Believe Juggernaut

Russia cannot mass produce any of its vaunted superweapons: Not the Su-57 “stealth fighter,” not the T-14 Armata “super tank,” not the RS-28 Sarmat super-ICBM, and none of the long line of vaporware advanced weapons systems that Putin boasts of. … Continue reading

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When Will Ukraine Take Control of Russia?

Russian President Vladimir Putin calls his armored forces “peacekeepers,” sent to protect ethnic Russians threatened by Ukrainian genocide. No one sane believes it. Putin leverages the bloody script Slobodan Milosevic’s Serbia used in the 1990s to justify invading Bosnia and … Continue reading

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Putin Won’t Leave So Russia’s Best Have To

100,000 of Russia’s Best Leave the Country Yearly There are too few skilled and independent-minded Russian people to begin with. If the economic and political climate under Putin remains dismal, more good people will leave — and Russia’s future will … Continue reading

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Dying Russia Update

Population Decline: Russia is one of the few countries with a negative growth rate, and its 2019 population is estimated at 143.90 million, a decline from an estimated population of 146.3 million in 2015. It’s currently the 9th most populous … Continue reading

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