Don Quixote

During his last years he was led by this calling to fantastic dreams of a holy war against NATO and the collective West to liberate the world from Anglo-Saxon »totalitarian liberalism«. Anna Tiutcheva, who was in his inner circle since 2016, described the man as »the Don Quixote of autocrats – terrible in his nuclear masturbation and power to subordinate everything to his futile struggle against history«.