Quote Originally Posted by WABs_OOE View Post
YOU ARE FREAKING DENSE! Does this reduce Gorbachev and subsequent Russian feelings of betrayal any less? We had a drunk Yelstin for decades who could not care less. Now we have a Putin who cares and remembers.
No I am correct that is all. What Treaty did NATO enlargement break? None. Was there any force used? No. Were any regions annexed by an already existing NATO member? No. Have living standards in all newer members risen? Yes. I wonder why they chose freely to side with the West rather than Moscow? Perhaps you can work that out?

In Crimea armed troops were in the voting booths.

Don't have time to answer your other 'points' right now.