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Russia’s Unstoppable Momentum: The Force Yet to be Found

Without an educated, skilled, and motivated middle class, it is impossible for America to continue its proxy war with Russia.

6 min readNov 24, 2023


From the beginning, a disinterested third-party observer could plainly see that Ukraine wasn’t going to win the war with Russia. They’re not winning now. They’re not going to win. Their counteroffensive ended in spectacular failure. The numbers simply aren’t there, and given the current political situation, they will not magically materialize.

Unless the people in power in America and Europe can tolerate an educated, skilled, and self-sufficient middle class, we will not be able to help countries like Ukraine.

The upper bounds of the studies and surveys I’ve read suggest that Ukraine has lost 500,000 soldiers. Ukraine has lost about a third of its population due to emigration — people leaving Ukraine. Ukraine is completely dependent now on foreign money to finance the operation of the government. Ukraine is completely dependent on foreign arms in every capacity, bullets, shells, and missiles. Absent all of the aid that has been sent to Ukraine, Ukraine must surrender.

But I think the situation is even worse than we are allowed to believe if we read the mainstream…