This article originally appeared at Sputnik
Practically every week, a new Western journalist proclaims the beginning of a “new cold war” between Washington and Moscow, referring to US/NATO muscle flexing on Russia’s borders and the growing hostility toward Russia in the West, Canadian historian Professor Michael Jabara Carley of the University of Montreal points out, adding that the phenomenon has long history.
“The Cold War, I would remind readers, started in November 1917 when the Bolsheviks took power in Russia… Undiscouraged and terrified of a socialist revolution in Russia, the so-called Entente [Great Britain and France] tossed fat rolls of banknotes to anyone who said he would fight the Soviets. The Entente sent its own forces to the four distant corners of Russia to do the job themselves. This was the ‘Allied’ intervention which continued until the beginning of 1921 in the west and until 1922 in Eastern Siberia,” Professor Carley elaborated.
“The same old gang” — the US, France, and Britain — was behind “Sovietophobia.” However, unfortunately for Western elites their soldiers refused to fight a…
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