Tag Archives: Russian Stereotypes

The Afterglow after Afterparty (The Quasi-Colonial Suite)

The Politics of Music & the Music of Politics.

Track №3: “The Afterglow after Afterparty”.

Acid Yeltsin
Acid Yeltsin

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Russian Universe Presents: Voices from Around the Globe

Eyes

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.

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Worldview of a Xenopatriot

Worldview of a Xenopatriot

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.

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#Cranberry Fields Forever (The Sounds of Positive #Klyukvification)

Cranberry (Klyukva)
Cranberry Fields Forever

Positive klyukvification is opposite to the Pussy Riot effect. Continue reading #Cranberry Fields Forever (The Sounds of Positive #Klyukvification)

Fire the Narrator: Quasi-Colonial Nightmare, Russian #DoubleConsciousness & Russocentric Optics

Russian Stereotypes: Western Perception of Russia as seen through Russian’s eyes. Part III.

Pavel Orinyansky - Illustration to Ruslan and Lyudmila by Alexander Pushkin.
Pavel Orinyansky – Illustration to Alexander Pushkin’s “Ruslan and Lyudmila”.

Through the Looking Glass: Western Media Coverage of Russia. Part 3. [Pt. 1, Pt. 2].

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Vatnik Reclaimed

Vatnik Incorporated
Vatnik Inc.

The “vatniks running Twitter.

Rejoice, aye, “Putin’s horde“!

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С Новым годом! Happy New #Year2015!

Moscow Kremlin

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!