More importantly, however, Russia has the power to effectively cripple the European economy by shutting off access to its gas pipelines (many of which flow through Ukraine), a blow that could be delivered virtually overnight. It wouldn’t be the first time this has happened, and whether or not we reach this level of hostility, the mere possibility should strike a chord with Europeans and serve as a wake-up call that their position of energy dependence is a massive liability.
This video has some very interesting video about the comparisons between the Soviet Union and the European Union.
Stalin wanted a unified Europe, because it would be easier to infiltrate and control one entity (the EU) rather than invading all of Europe like Hitler did. Stalin learned from Hitler’s mistake.
I have been warning for many years: Expect Putin and the Kremlin to help ick up the pieces of the EU when it does collapse. The EU will fall into Putin’s hand like melted butter without even firing one shot.