The Russian Break Up is Coming

Russian Ethnic Map and where most troops come from

After Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24 I came out and said it: Russia was going to break up. It’s an Empire with internal colonies that serve the state in a myriad of ways. One of them is as troops for all foreign, and internal, adventures.

The manning of the army is not universal. The well-to-do White Russians in Moscow and St Petersburg always find ways out of service. There is a literal epidemic of…

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