English: Vladimir Volfovich Zhirinovsky
German: Wladimir Wolfowitsch Schirinowski
‘Russian Trump’, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, explains why it is historically dangerous to push Russia into a corner
This exchange between a German journalist and a flamboyant Russian politician who is often compared with Donald Trump, happened more than a month ago on Russia’s popular Channel 1.
It’s particularly revealing given that the July NATO summit in Warsaw decided to deploy more troops in Poland and the Baltic states.
– Russia doesn’t need to worry about NATO deployment. It only serves to reassure East European countries, says a German speaker.
– Do you remember how World War II started? With the deployment of German troops along Soviet borders, retorts Zhirinovsky.
– Who is the Hitler in today’s Europe? asks the German.
– You’ll end up provoking Russia into a preemptive strike that will wipe out all your divisions! yells Zhirik.
One question remained unanswered: Who is the modern European Hitler who is threatening Russia?
That’s easy: it’s Russophobia.
Remember how Poland’s Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz participated in a recent debate on whether the ‘Volyn massacre, ’ the brutal killing of at least 20 thousand ethnic Poles at the hands of Ukrainian nationalist groups between 1943 and 1944, can be considered an act of genocide?
“We should not be prevented from seeing that the real enemy, the one who used parts of the nationalist Ukrainian forces for this terrible crime of genocide, would appear to be Russia… “There lays the root of this terrible crime.” , he said.
The Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova retorted immediately asking if :
“there are any historical events and natural disasters for which Russia is not to blame.”
There you go. It does seem that Russia is Evil Incarnate for the West today, just like the Soviet Union was for Nazi Germany. We know what followed and how it all ended.
I’ll say no more here. Just watch the video again.