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The Second Power in the World: Barack Obama Changes Opinion on the Russian Army
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The results of the Russian army operation in Syria suggests that Russia has effective weaponry, and can withstand serious threats. Even the U.S. President Barack Obama had to admit this.

At a press conference in California, he said that the army of Russia is the "second largest in the world."

"Of course, the Russia's Armed forces are one of the strongest. And it is obvious that a handful of rebels cannot compete with the equipment of the second most powerful army of the world," Obama said to journalists, commenting on the progress of the anti-terrorist operation in Syria.

Regional power

Interestingly, earlier Obama called Russia a "regional power", a power which, according to him, extends only to its immediate borders.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin in an interview to German journalists said that Russia is not a superpower, becau


Added: Feb-19-2016 Occurred On: Feb-19-2016
By: Lepanto
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Tags: Obama, Putin, USA, Russia
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