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Every day that passes, we see the alliances discussed in prophecy taking form.  The nations represented by the 10 kings from revelation and the Gog/Magog alliances.  Russia will play a major role in many of the prophecies that are at our door. 

Todd from raptureready.com laid out a good summary of what is unfolding in his Nearing Midnight commentary a few weeks back.



Oct 10, 2011

Putin’s Eurasia Alliance

From day one, I’ve had deep suspicions of Russian leader Vladimir Putin. He first emerged on the Russian political stage in 1999, when President Boris Yeltsin resigned in a surprising move. Putin won the 2000 presidential election and has been in control of Russia ever since.

Putin is someone who likes to operate in the shadows. As a former KGB agent, he is skilled in building secret political alliances. Putin will appoint cronies into key positions and depend on them for his power base.

The greatest example of Putin’s handiwork would have to be President Dmitry Medvedev. As it stands right now, Medvedev is the official head of Russia’s government. Everyone knows that Putin is still in control. In 2008, the two men switched titles when Putin was barred by the Russian constitution from running for a third consecutive term. Now that Medvedev’s reign is up, the two plan to switch back, allowing Putin to serve two more terms as the official president of Russia. It shows an amazing amount of confidence on Putin’s part for him to allow one of his underlings to sit on his throne.


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