Leopard, U. N. does have an agenda that we do not know! And it is not good. Not saying Putin is any better but Putin sees what the U. N. is about that we can’t see.
This is an interesting point to consider. A new generation might end up flipping through history books and reading how Russia made the right decision to separate themselves from the rest of the world (and maybe get more cosy with China).
History is written by the winners, I know, and I don’t really believe in what Russia does right now is good or the right thing, but it makes sense to consider all options.
Alea iacta est ("The die has been cast")