Category: Russia

  • “A sea of ideas” – but no ideology!

    Are the former Soviet states somehow betrayed? In connection with the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the former Soviet Republic of Ukraine renounced its nuclear weapons. Russia and all former Soviet republics – including Ukraine – renounced their marxist ideology, to embrace the freedom offered by the West. But the West has possibly failed to […]

  • Who said: “We will take Kyiv in three days” !?

    The phrase “возьмем Киев за три дня” ( = We’ll take Kyiv in three days !) has become something of a catchphrase on the Russian web. Also internationally. Not really catching. Who said that in the first place? It is said to have come from the Russian military (one rumor says that Putin uttered it […]

  • From the Telegram account of Ilya Yashin

    Ilya Yashin, a russian politician and human rights activist, in prison since a couple of months for “spreading fake information about the Russian army” have a Telegram account, where his latest message looks like below. “Vladimir Putin once called the collapse of the Soviet Union a geopolitical disaster. In fact, it was his accession to […]