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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Putin Names Cabinet Members
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
His early May reappointment of Dmitry Medvedev was hugely disappointing, an extremely unpopular figure in contrast to overwhelming public support for Putin.
He's pro-Western, and dare I say a fifth columnist threat to Russian sovereign independence by seeking unattainable improved ties with Washington, perhaps willing to sacrifice plenty to get it.
He supports so-called "liberal" governance – what I call neoliberal harshness, benefitting privileged interests at the expense of most others, how the US and EU are deplorably run, how Washington wants all nations run, along with bending to its will overall.
Thankfully Putin didn't appoint fifth columnist Alexey Kudrin to what Russian analyst John Helmer called vice president for capitulation to the West – "the dominant policymaker…after Putin."
He'll head Russia&#
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