(Ukraine) - 'We needed 40 years to overcome East Germany .. be prepared for the long haul..' - Angela Merkel

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<blockquote>'I don’t see any change at the moment regarding Russia’s position. We needed 40 years to overcome East Germany. Sometimes in history one has to be prepared for the long haul, and not ask after four months if it still makes sense to keep up our demands.'

- Angela Merkel (..Long Ukraine Crisis, September 30, 2014)</blockquote>

<blockquote>'[Putin took] us back to a Europe before 1989.'

- Peter Wittig</blockquote>


<blockquote>'[Russia] may become a threat to the world. That is the worst thing that could happen to Russia.' - Yegor Gaidar

Russia - '..fundamental constitutional reform..' - '..the Long Game..'

The Values: 'You only have to read one book, "The History of Spain" by Father Juan de Mariana.' - Thomas Jefferson</blockquote>