Many people now fear the United States, but neither I (nor the Russian people) subscribe to this fear. My view is that the ridiculous little US lap-dogs make lots of noise, but they lack the ability to back it up. President Putin
Instead, Soviet Intelligence stated that an ultra-rightwing Clique (led by Lyndon Johnson) had conspired to kill President Kennedy as he was considered ‘soft’ on Communism.
Andrei Chikatilo had to lie still to preserve his own life whilst blood ran into his mouth and down his throat. After having witnessed his mother (and thousands of other Ukrainian women) raped, and experiencing the insane racialised violence of the Nazi German occupiers of the USSR, it is hardly surprising that a child of his young age could have had the inner processes of his mind ‘damaged’ in the manner they undoubtedly were.
At a time when modern Russia is satiated with the nonsense of the bourgeois imagination (imported from the West after 1991), and given that Russians now discuss all kinds of conspiracy theory, none participate in the discussion of the Soviet Union ‘blaming’ the US for HIV – even when they indulge the equally bizarre idea that HIV might not be’ real’! There was no ‘Operation Infektion’ and its narrative originates entirely within the imagination of the Western bourgeois psyche.
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