We live in interesting times, but according to some, it could get more interesting in the next couple of decades.
Sorry, Europe: It ain't a pretty picture.Link to: http://www.eg.ru/daily/politics/32691
Quote: Laugh if you want. However ludicrous this map might seem now, compared with the way things looked back in 2012, the situation on the ground sure seems to be moving in this direction. Unquote
Except that the website Foreign Policy is now the laughing stock, as it turns out that apparently these maps can be traced to the imagination of an Ukrainian newspaper back in 2013 not some intelligence / spook sitting in Moscow.
Any more background to these maps and origins gratefully received.