Russia as… the West

Russia & the West.

Pt. III: Russia as the West.


East or Best, Russia is West.

Captain Obviov, Lost Letters & Memoirs.

Some Western Russophiles and Russophilophobes love to elaborate on the question of Russia’s alleged non-Westerness:

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S Rozhdestvom!


Счастливого Рождества! Continue reading “S Rozhdestvom!”

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?


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Миронов Павел Андреевич (Mironov Pavel Andreyevich)

Mironov Pavel Andreyevich

Миронов Павел Андреевич


My grandfather Mironov Pavel Andreyevich.

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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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