The (EcoNo)Mist of War


The Economist cover
The Economist cover

To paraphrase contemporary Russian writer Viktor Pelevin, the International Russian Conspiracy does exist – the problem is that the majority of adult population of Western liberal democracies is a part of it. Continue reading “The (EcoNo)Mist of War”

TrumPutin


A short propaganda poem on propaganda: Continue reading “TrumPutin”

The ‘Western Cunning Plan’ (in #Russia) & the ‘Russian Cunning Plan’ (in the #West)


cunning plan

This post was sponsored by the Russian Unicorn Mafia (RUM).

I’ve recently stumbled on several articles (published on BuzzFeed or something) in which their respected authors besides the general the-Russkies-are-coming Cold War 2.0 discourse articulated a statement that the collapse of the Soviet Union was actually… a Putin’s Russian cunning plan to re-shape Russia’s image as a peaceful and democratic country, then – take the best from the West (technologies, etc.), and in the form of the Trojan Horse Bear – finally – conquer the world. Oh, my stars and garters! Continue reading “The ‘Western Cunning Plan’ (in #Russia) & the ‘Russian Cunning Plan’ (in the #West)”

I Am a Kremlin Troll (Poem)


Kremlin Trolls
Kremlin Trolls

My Western friends, I must confess, Continue reading “I Am a Kremlin Troll (Poem)”

Russophilia & Russophobia: Between Scylla & Charybdis


Russophilia & Russophobia
Russophilia & Russophobia

Caution! If you are a Russophile or a Russophobe (or anything in between including crypto-Russophiles and latent Russophobes) this post may cause severe cases of Russophilophilia, Russophobophobia, Russophilophobia, Russophobophilia, etc (separately or any combinations of the above).

Continue reading “Russophilia & Russophobia: Between Scylla & Charybdis”