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"'Rekindle' implies Russians have become ashamed of being Russians, which is at odds with Putin's enormous popularity at home.
They have never lacked national pride.
Some westerners can't understand this, having been raised on a diet of supposed Russian inferiority/ backwardness, subjugation etc. It's one of the reasons we are in the mess we are in today."
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"If Greece, after 15 minutes of rebellious fame, decides to return to co-operating with the old ways of 'pretend and extend', the EZ will likely follow the old adage on failed marriages and costly divorces: 'it's cheaper to keep her'. The real fault line of the euro is Italy and, even more so, France."
By Phillip Vandamm on Grexit may be the best end for a bad marriage