Tag Archives: Russian propaganda

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

‘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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Schizfor: #RussianAggression in Spring

Putin Star Wars

Schizfor:

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#BREAKING: Stalin’s Back!

Stalin Is Back

This time the Reds Ruskies crossed the Rubicon Red line! The Russian aggression is now on a whole different level.

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Worldview of a Xenopatriot

Worldview of a Xenopatriot

I’ve just found a picture [this is my edit of Patriot’s version below] illustrating the views expressed on this blog: the West and Russia are the ideal Other for each other. It’s a mirror thing: be it ‘Russian reversals‘, ‘whataboutism‘ or ‘Russian/Western propaganda‘, etc.

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Lost in Translation: W-word, or What about #Whataboutism?

Olympic Rings Sochi

When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

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I’ve said it earlier that Russia is the ideal Other for the West and vice versa. Hence, if there is Russian whataboutism why there can’t be an American/Western one? Continue reading Lost in Translation: W-word, or What about #Whataboutism?