Russia the Eternal Enemy Quotations

the mood and the actions of the Russian generals recall those of the German Reichswehr under the Weimar Republic…In the meantime, Russian generals, with the support of Yeltsin’s government, are laying the groundwork for the restoration of the empire. The Russian ruling elite has not reconciled itself to the separation of the fifteen dependent republics… Russia has introduced thousands of its troops into all the former republics of the Soviet Union except the three Baltic ones and Azerbaijan….Georgia which had been compelled to accept a Russian peacekeeping force to maintain order along the ethnic border separating it from the Abkhaz minority whom, coincidentally, the Russians had incited to rebel has not been able to get the visitors to leave….

Richard Pipes: “Russian Generals Plan for the Future”; 3 July 1994, (referred to at