‘Pro-Russian’ as a Negative Marker


Moscow Kremlin

Pro-Russian‘ is not a ‘neutral’ term. It is a negative marker in the (current) Western master discourse of Russia. It’s an ‘evil twin‘ of a positive marker, i.e. ‘pro-Western‘. The root of the word ‘pro-Russian’ (‘Russia’) is itself a logoepisteme 

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Vatnik Reclaimed


Vatnik Incorporated
Vatnik Inc.

The “vatniks running Twitter.

Rejoice, aye, “Putin’s horde“!

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The Real #RussianAggression (Disturbing Imagery!) 18+


Russian bear caricature

I found a nice visualization of my posts on Russian stereotypes, klyukvification & Russophobia. Enjoy!

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The Brand You Can Trust: Bad Mother Russia™ (est. 1561 A.D.)


The Brand You can Trust: Bad Mother Russia (est. MDLXI A.D.)
The Brand You can Trust: Bad Mother Russia (est. 1561).

Time flies but propaganda stays the same.

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Join the Open Russophobes Club (#ORC) Today!


'Das heutige Europa' (Today's Europe). Published in Zurich by Caesar Schmidt [ca. 1875].
‘Das heutige Europa’ (Today’s Europe). Published in Zurich by Caesar Schmidt [ca. 1875].

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“Hello! My name is John Doe and I am a Russophobe.”

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