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  • June 25, 2013

    In Russia, national interest takes precedent over minorities.

    On February 4th, 2013, Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, addressed the Duma, (Russian Parliament), and gave a speech about the tensions with minorities in Russia:

      “In Russia live Russians. Any minority, from anywhere, if it wants to live in Russia, to work and eat in Russia, should speak Russian, and should respect the Russian laws. If they prefer Sharia Law, then we advise them to go to those places where that’s the state law. Russia does not need minorities. Minorities need Russia, and we will not grant them special privileges, or try to change our laws to fit their desires, no matter how loud they yell ‘discrimination’. We better learn from the suicides of America, England, Holland and France, if we are to survive as a nation. The Russian customs and traditions are not compatible with the lack of culture or the primitive ways of most minorities. When this honorable legislative body thinks of creating new laws, it should have in mind the national interest first, observing that the minorities are not Russians.

    The representatives in the Duma gave Putin a five minute standing ovation.

    Notice that he considers that America et al is committing suicide.

    Also in law making he places the national interest first. The is what the right in Israel wants to happen. Being a Jewish state must take precedent over pure democratic values in our legislation.

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  • Posted by Ted Belman @ 9:24 am | 3 Comments »

    3 Comments to In Russia, national interest takes precedent over minorities.

    1. NormanF says:

      President Putin is correct – a country cannot survive without a core culture and national values. His words apply equally with valid force, to Israel’s Arabs. The Arabs need Israel – not the other way around. If its too difficult for them to live in a Jewish State, they can move to find themselves in countries where they do not have to fret about living in someone else’s country! Above all, Israel must preserve itself as the Jewish State and put its national interest first and stop concerning itself about what the Arabs – or the world thinks. Israel must do this to survive as a nation in order not to commit national suicide! Israel must definitely not go the way of Europe and America. This is good advice to follow. The Zionist Dream must be passed along to posterity.

    2. Salomon Benzimra says:

      The above statement from Vladimir Putin broadly reflects his views, based on various declarations he made in the past. But this one statement seems to have been heavily doctored, in the same way as the viral email about the Australian PM’ statement against the Muslim minority.

    3. watsa46 says:

      What is fundamentally wrong with that?
      The Muslim States do exactly the same and even worst. They systematically practice apartheid (religious, against women and girls and non-Muslims).