Why Russians don’t want to live in Canada
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Crimea, we used to go there all the time, to Yalta. … And I would wear this Soviet child Speedo, which was very sexy, I think.
And we lived in this underground hut that was owned by Ukrainians and there was a little boy who was even smaller than me, and I was probably the smallest kid in the U.S.S.R., and I would beat him [up], I feel so sorry about it now: A Russian beating a Ukrainian, it sounds so prescient.
But then the next year, a Latvian chicken bit me. And then a few years later, a Georgian kid beat me up. I think there’s a lesson in there for Russia somwhere: You’re hitting now, but you’re going to get your comeuppance someday.
The real country that [the U.S.] competes with economically, in terms of world power, is China and maybe down the line some day, India.
I think Russia really needs attention. This is a country that desperately needs to be on the world stage at all times, otherwise it doesn’t feel like a superpower.
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