During the two-year life span of the Russian Universe blog, I’ve been receiving interesting comments from my readers. So I’ve decided to create a category where I can post selected views from around the globe. I’ll elaborate on some of the topics raised below in a separate post.
I’ve just found a picture [this is my edit of Patriot’s version below] illustrating the views expressed on this blog: the West and Russia are the ideal Other for each other. It’s a mirror thing: be it ‘Russian reversals‘, ‘whataboutism‘ or ‘Russian/Western propaganda‘, etc.
Positive klyukvification is opposite to the Pussy Riot effect. Continue reading #Cranberry Fields Forever (The Sounds of Positive #Klyukvification)
Russian Stereotypes: Western Perception of Russia as seen through Russian’s eyes. Part III.
My summary of the year 2014 was far from being positive, and I really feel there’s a huge need for global changes. The more people start realizing it, the better. I hope my little blog helps a bit in terms of questioning, if not reshaping, the mainstream ‘Western’ discourse of ‘Russia’ at least for those who want to hear the ‘Russian voice’. Continue reading С Новым годом! Happy New #Year2015!