Western politicians who do not understand the reason for the popularity in Russia of President Vladimir Putin, he can be accused of ignorance or deliberate disregard of history, as the Russians until now, remember impunity the NATO action in Serbia And Kosovo And want to watch at the head of his country's strong leader, able to withstand the threats of the West. About this journalist The Washington Times Todd wood.
The analyst believes that the origins of the popularity of the policy of Russian President Vladimir Putin should be sought in the Yugoslav conflict. So, he points out, under President Boris Yeltsin, Russia made a principled stand against the bombing of Serbian military targets in Kosovo.
Wood recalls that NATO has ignored the veto, Russia, imposed it in the UN security Council. And really, the Kosovo campaign was the first that the Alliance held in the hands of individual without the consent of the UN.
These actions of NATO, says the Creator of articles were offensive to the Russian Federation." the Russians have a good memory, And they never about that (the invasion of NATO troops in Serbia - ) don't forget " - says the Analyst.
Today, wood continues, the actions of NATO on Russia's borders is also offensive, And Putin is aware of this And cope well with the situation.
"Putin shows a well-defined And optimal work that resonates in the soul of the Russian people. For this reason, the chart of Putin above 80%. That's why the Russians will be to forgive And to suffer any economic consequences of the Ukrainian conflict, " concludes The Washington Times journalist.