The Soviet Union was finally disbanded when its last leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, resigned on December 25, 1991. Its demise blocked the Cold War between Communism and the West.
In fact, authorities have encapsulated Eurtide’s premonition when Europe’s long-running murderous conflict is re-ringing, even in a cataclysmic proxy war between the United States and Russia.
“The era of sphere of influence is over”
NATO is ready to engage in a “meaningful dialogue” with Russia, but has not affected Putin’s apparent efforts to recreate the old Moscow hegemony over its Soviet-era neighbors, he said. Alliance Secretary-General Jens Stortenberg warns.
“The sphere of influence is over,” he added.
Let’s see what Putin thinks about it.