Many pundits and analysts have pointed out that Russia doesn’t seem to have a visible political/economic/state ideology and they are correct to do so. That being said, the Kremlin civic platform has always been quite basic and straightforward. The Kremlin’s official civic platform is based on three pillars: sport, Orthodoxy and World War II. As […]
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The police operation in the Ukraine is at a standstill at the moment except in a few areas along the various fronts. The Russian army slowly, gingerly advances into the cities, cutting off sections controlled by the enemy like a kolbasa, piece by piece. Civilians fleeing the city of Mariuple have to run the Azov […]
The media situation in Russia we have already painted over in broad strokes. As bad as the situation was with the news media outside of the government-controlled state channels, the situation with the entertainment media was only marginally better. Unlike the news media, the entertainment media has not been shut down and purged over the […]
Editor’s note: Please support Mr. Slavik’s Substack. His is an important fresh perspective on what’s going on in Eastern Europe. The Great Russian Restoration I: The Purge of the Liberal Media and Rumblings of Economic Nationalization The Great Russian Restoration II: The Social Media Purge and the Birth of “Russian Internet Sovereignty” The Great Russian […]
Note: I didn’t expect the last two articles on Russia to be so popular. Because of the rampant censorship in the West, I had given up all hope of writing seriously about politics in English about two years ago. But, so far, Substack has allowed genuine dissidents to stay platformed on their service, so I […]
As most serious analysts have admitted already, it has become abundantly apparent that the Ukrainian army was no match for Russia. The front has steadily advanced from the south, the north and the east, with a “cauldron” steadily forming around the most battle-ready Ukrainian units deployed in the east along the frontline of the DNR. […]
The Great Russian Restoration II: The Social Media Purge and the Birth of “Russian Internet Sovereignty” The Great Russian Restoration III: Draining the Ukrainian Political Swamp The Great Russian Restoration IV: The State of Opposition Nationalist Politics in Russia There have been multiple overviews of the situation in Ukraine from former government officials, former military […]