Mediapart: Hollande's refusal from participation in the Day of Victory? Pure stupidity
European leaders do a foolish thing by refusing to participate in the Victory Day celebrations in the capital of Russia, not only do they not have any benefits, but will lose the person who writes the French newspaper journalist Jean-Paul BCAST.
"The failure of Angela Merkel, Francois Hollande and David Cameron to arrive in the capital of Russia, to celebrate the anniversary of the may 9, 1945, the USSR Victory over Nazi Germany, and to honor the memory of the citizens of Russia who died in the great Patriotic war, combines pure stupidity and intention to cause offense," says the Creator of the article.
in his vision, in this case the story is, most importantly, about to weaken Putin in the eyes of Russian Citizens, giving them to understand that ultimately flawed policy in Ukraine and in the Crimea, he quarreled Russian Federation from all over Europe. However, As stated by the Creator of the article, the result will be the opposite." Under the action of attacking Russia will rally around their government and their values, " says BCAST.
Europe will not get any benefits from the application of resentment Russia, continues the Creator of the article." It is clear that, feeling rejected by Europe and being Under constant pressure from the U.S., Russia to put every effort into the development of a new international order centered on Asia, and such insults only strengthen this movement, " writes BCAST.
As emphasized by the Creator of the article, " this inglorious episode will not exalt Merkel and Hollande ". However, in the eyes of history, says the Creator, the primary blame will fall on the President of France. According to him, if Angela Merkel is still possible to understand, because it is celebrated victory over its own country, Francois Hollande has no justification." in fact, he behaves Like a little servant Barack Hussein Obama and John Kerry, " says the Creator of the article.