The Russian Federation may disintegrate. This opinion of the Russian novelist, poet and playwright Vladimir Voinovich expressed in the author program editor-in-chief of the Internet edition «GORDON» Alesya Batsman «Batman LIVE» on TV channel NewsOne.
«I think that the Caucasus may disappear. It may not be the Tatarstan Republic. To prophesy is very difficult. In 1990, when the American CIA believed that the Soviet Union will continue to exist for a very long time, we with Vasily Aksyonov (Russian writer. – «GORDON») was on «Voice of America» that the Soviet Union would break up,» he said.
Voinovich noted that «it is argued, who will disappear, who will not fall away.»
«I said that Armenia is probably not depart from the Union. And then I was in Armenia, and the future President Ter-Petrosyan (Levon Ter-Petrosyan, Armenia’s President in 1991-1998. – GORDON) said to me: «I was listening to this broadcast. Why do you think so?» I answer: «You, Armenians, are surrounded by unfriendly countries. Azerbaijan on the one hand, on the other hand, Turkey, with the third Georgia. And without Russia would be difficult,» he said.
According to the writer, Petrosyan said, «And this is our business!»
«Really – they separated. But they are still difficult. Individual parts I guess not,» said Voinovich.
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Armenia left the Soviet Union after a meeting held on 21 September 1991 the referendum on the establishment of independent statehood.
Voinovich: When the CIA believed that the Union will exist for a long time, we Aksyonov said that the Union will disintegrate. Russia may soon drop out of the Caucasus and Tatarstan 30.08.2017