Five Reasonable Questions For Russia About Its Special Operation

Five Reasonable Questions For Russia About Its Special Operation

By Andrew Korybko

The five questions/concerns shared in this piece are reasonable for anyone to ask and don’t imply anything dramatic unlike what CNN and other Western Mainstream Media outlets insinuated in their misleading pieces about President Putin’s innocuous comments to the Chinese and Indian leaders.


Russian President Vladimir Putin acknowledged the Chinese and Indian leader’s “concerns” about the Ukrainian Conflict and promised to address them during his respective meetings with each, yet these innocuous comments were maliciously misportrayed by the US-led Western Mainstream Media.

It’s therefore important to calmly clarify which concerns those multipolar Great Powers might have about the Ukrainian Conflict in order to counteract the West’s information warfare campaign that’s aimed at making it seem like a rift of some sort is emerging between these strategic partners.

What follows is a list of those five most reasonable ones that China, India, and all other countries that practice policies of principled neutrality towards the Ukrainian Conflict likely have in order to better understand what President Putin was probably referring to in his comments to both leaders:

1. How Exactly Does Russia Intend To Achieve Its Stated Goals In The Conflict At This Stage?

Questions have swirled since the start of Russia’s special military operation over how exactly it intends to achieve its stated goals, especially those connected to demilitarization and denazification, with answers to them becoming all the more pressing following its recent setback in Kharkov Region.

2. What Are President Putin’s Calculations About War & Peace?

Connected with the above question/concern, the next naturally follows that President Xi and Prime Minister Modi would want to learn more about the Russian leader’s calculations regarding possible escalation and de-escalation scenarios.

3. How Far-Reaching Could The Consequences Of A Russian Pushback Be?

Should President Putin decide to push back in Ukraine instead of conceding his side’s latest setback there, then the question arises of how far-reaching the consequences could be, especially in the economic, energy, and military spheres.

4.  What Plans Does Russia Have For Managing The Abovementioned Potential Consequences?

China, India, and all the other countries that have retained ties with Russia during the Ukrainian Conflict rightly want to learn more about how Moscow plans to manage the potential economic, energy, and military consequences connected with continuing – and possibly even escalating – its special operation.

5. In What Ways & To Which Extent Does Russia Expect Its Partners (And Whom Exactly) To Help?

For as strategically autonomous as Russia is, neither it nor any country for that matter could realistically withstand the unprecedented Western pressure upon them on their own, hence why it’s urgent to find out who Russia expects to help it, in what ways, and to which extent in each relevant sphere.

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The five questions/concerns shared above are reasonable for anyone to ask and don’t imply anything dramatic unlike what CNN and other Western Mainstream Media outlets insinuated in their misleading pieces about President Putin’s innocuous comments to the Chinese and Indian leaders.


Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the editorial policy of Voice of East.


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