If things don't change, Russia will continue to drift like a piece of ice in the Arctic Ocean.



Mikhail Gorbachev : Former leader of the Soviet Union
Citing Vladimir Putin's recent wave of law restricting citizens' rights and criticizing the president's 'inner circle' of corrupt officials, the Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbechev warned that without change, this disillusionment of the Russian population will cause Russia to 'drift' from prominence on the global scale.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-21695314


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