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Russia has acquired territory but lost credibility.  Putin has bought himself a pile of problems at the cost of the international ties Russia needs to prosper.  He has betrayed Russia’s best resource —  its people — who will eventually realize his rhetoric is nothing more than a fantasy inside a delusion wrapped in a tissue of lies.
  —  Madeleine Albright (describing Vladimir Putin)
Former U.S. Secretary of State
Quoted in Time Magazine, 5 May 2014 issue, “The 100 Most Influential People
[Ms. Albright obviously playing off of Winston Churchill’s famous quote describing Russia:  “Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.”  —  KMAB]
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