I Am a Kremlin Troll (Poem)


Kremlin Trolls
Kremlin Trolls

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

Russo… Files


Masha and the Bear

I’ve received a comment on my post “Russophilia & Russophobia…“:

...I would just state that perhaps there is no such esoteric notion of a 'Russian Mystery' in the minds of many 'Russophiles' [sic! - S.A.] who are rather urged by a sense of moral duty where they see oppression. [...]

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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).

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Klyukva State of Mind


Bear Scare
Bear Scare

…Actually, klyukva transcends just ‘stereotypes’. I can write a series of posts, a book, a series of books devoted to different klyukva varieties. But it’s ‘deeper than that’. Continue reading “Klyukva State of Mind”

The Horns Effect & the Western Grand Narrative of #Russia


The Judge, Satan Superceded
The Judge, Satan Superceded.
The biggest Western conspiracy is that the 'Western propaganda' itself is the most effective anti-Western propaganda possible (Captain Obviov).

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