Russian President Vladimir Putin called the union of post-Soviet republics “a natural affair.”
This, according to the Russian leader, increases their competitiveness. That is why the West does not like this process.
“They do not want the growth or increase in the capabilities of their competitor. But we want this, because this is the way to increase the well-being of our people. I must say bluntly: overcoming some phobias of the past, overcoming fears about the revival of the Soviet Union and the Soviet empire, nevertheless, the understanding that joining forces for the benefit of everyone, is breaking its way inevitably, ” he said.
Now this union is necessary as never before. It is the common work that will help to cope with problems.