The US considers the Russian Federation "enemy number one" because of the "backwardness" of the military leadership, which still thinks in patterns of the past cold war. This has an impact on the decisions of the White house and American strategy, said in an interview to the journalist of the Italian newspaper Il Giornale Jean Michalisin.
in the capital of the United States understands that the President of Russia Vladimir Putin Is the only figure in the international arena, having a strategic vision regarding the confrontation with the United States." Putin is the only real rival of the United States. It's hard to explain why. We can say that it's the combination of 2 factors: the ancient patterns and the fear of Putin before a more experienced player at international level ", - said the journalist.
He also stressed that, following the United States, Europe once again says " that was just a political organization that has no power. For example, This is manifested in " nonproductive of the EU strategy on Ukraine ", which is held to the disadvantage of European countries interested in economic relations with Russia." We are involved in a purely American position, which does not reflect any European priorities. Europe is totally dependent on the United States, " said Italian journalist.