September 26, 2022

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Putin’s barkers are salivating for support

WHe follows the programs of the people belonging to the Russian ruler Vladimir Putin As a minister, MP, agency head or other public functionary there are many déjà vu experiences: berating, denying and accusing with words, comparisons and images from the same case. As if competing to outdo each other in their hatred of the West and Ukraine. Volume does not necessarily indicate the influence of the respective actor. Kremlin officials are vying for the attention and support of the man who actually started the scandal: Vladimir Putin.

A prime example Dmitry Medvedev. The lawyer, who knew Putin like many of his followers during their days together in St. Petersburg in the early 1990s, once represented to some the hope of a freer, more democratic Russia. From 2008 to 2012, when Medvedev replaced Putin as head of state, it was already high, and after two terms as president he became prime minister on suspension due to the constitution.

But at that time the Strategic Nuclear Arms Reduction Treaty was signed with the US, and Russia extended it. Ukraine A deal to station his Black Sea fleet in Crimea and pictures from those years show Medvedev happily at the side of then-US President Barack Obama. In 2010, Medvedev presented an iPhone 4 to Steve Jobs during his visit to Apple in California. It later turned out that the device was unusable in Russia due to provider blocking.

Medvedev mocks Western politicians

Today not a day passes without Medvedev’s new failures, especially in social networks. Since 2020, he has been deputy chairman of the National Security Council behind Putin. Medvedev’s favorite stylistic devices are Nazi comparisons, which he includes Ukraine and Germany. He recently mocked the German foreign minister Annalena BarbachRussia has accused Russia of using starvation as a weapon of war, given its blockade of grain exports from Ukraine.

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