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Russia and Europe

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Russians Divided Over Europeans’ Attitude Towards Moscow

MOSCOW, June 17 (RIA Novosti) – While admitting that Russia and Europe have cultural differences, Russians are divided whether Europeans have a friendly attitude towards them, a recent opinion poll said on Monday.
A total of 39 percent of Russians said Europeans are friendly to Russia while some 35 percent of respondents said Moscow is viewed negatively in Europe, a poll carried out by the state-run Public Opinion Foundation (FOM) said.
The pollster said 57 percent of Russians, most of them citizens of major cities, believe Russia and Europe have different cultural values. The figure is down from 63 percent in 2005.
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2 More Russian ‘Mass Riot’ Suspects Appeal to ECHR

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BP-Led Group Signs $45 Billion Deal to Pipe Azeri Gas

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BP Plc (BP/) led a group of companies signing a $45 billion deal to pipe natural gas from Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz field to Italy, offering the European Union an alternative to Russian supplies.
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Europe is part of the West and they hate Russia that she was not that easy to be robbed.
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Europe is part of the West and they hate Russia that she was not that easy to be robbed.
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Robin Hood is nowhere near Nottinghamshire and Shakespeare is no where near Stratford upon Avon. C'mon, how am I supposed to take this map seriously.
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They decided to make a tour.
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They decided to make a tour.
Yeah... thats it...
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btw, that is exactly how the West portrays Russia throughout its history.
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btw, that is exactly how the West portrays Russia throughout its history.
Even before the Soviet Union was created?
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Even before the Soviet Union was created?


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Nice satellite image!
Probably foto-shopped to change the original.
Note how Ukraine and Belarus are included with Russia. Safe to say, it was a hyper-nationalist like Stalin that did it.
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Even before the Soviet Union was created?
methinks yes, it began when the British spread a notion of Russia as of 'Gog & Magog' that dates back to the Crimean War.
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Probably foto-shopped to change the original
believe it or not but there are lots of brainwashed people in the West who would take that one for a real image.
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