The Russian Bear Never Dies

The Russian bear never dies: Continue reading “The Russian Bear Never Dies”

Crussialism, or the Eternal Fall

Russia & the West.

Pt. II: Crussialism, or the Eternal Fall.

Bearly on top
Bearly on top

Strikingly, Europe does not like us and it has never liked us: it has viewed us not as its own, as Europeans, but always as nettlesome outlanders. That is why Europe likes to console itself occasionally with the thought that Russia is somehow “yet powerless”.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, A Writer’s Diary, April 1876. Continue reading “Crussialism, or the Eternal Fall”

Russian Snow Bear Learning How to Fly

Snow Bear Learning How to Fly
Snow Bear Learning How to Fly

Klyukva Never Dies


‘Angry Putin’ game –

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The Russian Question

The Russian question for dummies
The Russian question for dummies

The two eternal Russian questions are as follows:

Who is to blame?


What shall we do? Continue reading “The Russian Question”