Putin: the West after the collapse of the bipolar system act in any old way

Putin: the West after the collapse of the bipolar system act in any old way


The Western countries after the fall of the bipolar system was the opportunity to become the moral leaders of the newly evolving relationship, but they continued to operate, using the cliche of the “cold war”, said President Vladimir Putin.

VLADIVOSTOK, 20 Dec. Western partners after the fall of the bipolar system could be the moral leaders of the newly evolving relationship, but they continued to act and think in the old way, using the cliché “the cold war”, said the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin in the documentary Saida Medvedeva “the world Order” on the air “Russia-1”.

He recalled that the Yalta conference was recorded by the realities of power at that time, but after that, things changed: there are nuclear weapons, grew emerging giants such as India and China, is gone from the political scene of the Soviet Union.

“And the bipolar system… it collapsed. And so would our partners to think about what… become the moral leaders of the newly emerging global relations. But they continued to act and think in the old way. The cliché “the cold war”, — Putin said.