Date of prediction: 2009-03-04

»The dean at Russia’s Foreign Ministry school in Moscow says President Barack Obama will order martial law this year, the U.S. will split into six states before 2011, and Russia and China will become the backbones of a new world order, the Associated Press reports.

“There is a high probability that the collapse of the United States will occur by 2010,” Igor Panarin told dozens of students, professors and diplomats Tuesday at the Diplomatic Academy.

Panarin said the recent economic turmoil in the U.S. and other “social and cultural phenomena” led him to move up his timetable for “The End” — when the United States will break up and Alaska will revert to Russian control. (…)«

( Russian: U.S. will split apart by 2011; AP: Russian scholar says US will collapse _ next year; MSNBC: Russian analyst: U.S. will collapse next year, WSJ: As if Things Weren’t Bad Enough, Russian Professor Predicts End of U.S.)