Lost in Translation: W-word, or What about #Whataboutism?

Olympic Rings Sochi

When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

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I’ve said it earlier that Russia is the ideal Other for the West and vice versa. Hence, if there is Russian whataboutism why there can’t be an American/Western one? Continue reading Lost in Translation: W-word, or What about #Whataboutism?

The Real #RussianAggression (Disturbing Imagery!) 18+

Russian bear caricature

I found a nice visualization of my posts on Russian stereotypes, klyukvification & Russophobia. Enjoy!

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The Brand You Can Trust: Bad Mother Russia™ (est. 1561 A.D.)

The Brand You can Trust: Bad Mother Russia (est. MDLXI A.D.)
The Brand You can Trust: Bad Mother Russia (est. 1561).

Time flies but propaganda stays the same.

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#RussianProverbs about Fish(ing)

Dmitry Dmitriev - Illustration to Konyok-Gorbunok (The Humpbacked Horse), 1976.
Dmitry Dmitriev – Illustration to Konyok-Gorbunok (The Humpbacked Horse), 1976.

Russian Proverbs about Fish & Fishing:

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Join the Open Russophobes Club (#ORC) Today!

'Das heutige Europa' (Today's Europe). Published in Zurich by Caesar Schmidt [ca. 1875].
‘Das heutige Europa’ (Today’s Europe). Published in Zurich by Caesar Schmidt [ca. 1875].

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“Hello! My name is John Doe and I am a Russophobe.”

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Portrait Medallions of Peter I & Catherine II

Peter I & Catherine II
Peter I & Catherine II

Portrait medallions of Peter the GreatCatherine the Great, 1775-1790s.

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Understanding Russia with native Russian speaker

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