By ILIAN VASSILEV
Putin suffered his greatest strategic loss so far in France’s presidential elections. He had more than one bet – Fillon besides Le Pen – and a detailed multilevel plan. Macron was not factored in.
Lavrov waives the white flag admitting retreat and future isolation. In his words Russia’s strategic goal is to become self-sufficient.!?
France’s presidential elections have started the countdown to President Putin’s rule. Whether he will go or not is just a matter of resolve of the West. The rest is technology.
Analysis to be published Sunday, May 14th on BulgariaAnalytica.org.