"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
The only thing stellar military thing Russia has fully deployed are its air defense capabilities, which is slightly ahead of US technology in that area.
Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy
Russia's "power" is absolutely in no way comparable to the U.S. in any way, economically, militarily or politically as it was as the Soviet Union, I notice there's a trend among Cold War era fellas like yourself to severely overestimate Russia's power.
... the United States is intentionally shrinking the amount of money that it spends on its military hardware to redirect to our global financial empire, our first line of attack and defense. That's why we are insisting that our allies start militarising.
If you notice something good in yourself, give credit to God, not to yourself, but be certain the evil you commit is always your own and yours to acknowledge.