For more than two decades after the collapse of Soviet
Union and concomitantly, cold war, United States of America became dominant
world power, with western powers queuing behind her. Preoccupied by domestic political and economic problems that led, in the
first instance, to the collapse of the octopus (Soviet empire), the old rival and foe receded from international politics and other
engagements. United States and her western allies,
thus, had field days in most part of Europe, South America, Asia, Middle East
and Africa. However, having gathered
sufficient political and economic stability, Russia, in the last one year, is
not only making foray into international politics but actually challenging US
socially, politically and militarily. This paper is out to examine how Russia
is doing these dragging along some disgruntled continents against United States
of America and her allies.
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