Russia & the West.
Pt. III: Russia as the West.
East or Best, Russia is West.
Captain Obviov, Lost Letters & Memoirs.
It’s been 3 years since I published the 1st post on this blog. I prepared a list of my best and/or most popular posts on Russia-and-the-West. Continue reading “3 Years of Russian Universe”
Strikingly, Europe does not like us and it has never liked us: it has viewed us not as its own, as Europeans, but always as nettlesome outlanders. That is why Europe likes to console itself occasionally with the thought that Russia is somehow “yet powerless”.
With the Syrian migrant crisis and Russia’s airstrikes against the IS all over the news, I would like to sum up the main viewpoints on the recent state of the collective West, which are popular in the ‘core’ Western countries and in Russia. These viewpoints are shown in relation to the migrant crisis but are not limited to it: Continue reading “Deconstrucracy, or Imaginary Fall of the Imaginary West”