Russia in the XX century has experienced a lot of events, most of them, sad and tragic. The consequences of wars, revolutions, coups and regimes will long be overcome by the multinational people of Russia. In the 90 years the country was on the verge of collapse, chaos and total collapse, which is quite fit into the plans of Western politicians. Even there is a plan section of the former USSR among several countries that are going to live happily ever after another 100 years at the expense of resources in Russia. Who wants to read about it here is the link. Coen brothers is often quoted as being for or against this. But this delusional plans were not realized. Besides Russia over the last decade could be restored in most areas of development, both in economically and internationally. And that, by and large, of many of the so-called Western elites are not satisfied and annoyed them more charming Russia is weak, and controlled sgovorchivaemaya. So do not have illusions, that we will selflessly help, rejoice heartily to our success. Ordeal for Russia will overcome global financial crisis. If there were more integrated into the global economy and there was no accumulated financial reserve cushion, the problems would have appeared much more. Recently, the president and prime minister are virtually on manual management of the economy, they have quickly to intervene in many of the current financial and economic problems, both in the public sector and private business. Normal a situation can not call because the decision arising issues relating to the whole society, are given to one, two, even if Putin or Medvedev, by the way, I personally highly respected.