Through the eyes of Sasha Mitrofanov: Everything is different or Pre-prepared, better armed

After many years, when many people were convinced of many things that they were so and could not be different, a wave of knowledge came that something, if not everything, is different. I will randomly mention three seemingly disparate points that have emerged from the foam of days in recent times. First, the pope left … Read more

Through the eyes of Sasha Mitrofanov: How the Russians argued against Putin

First, their language and their documents are often the trigger for a hostile relationship, even though they are a completely false target of hatred. Second, their money in Russian bank accounts is unavailable to them because it is part of Western sanctions against the regime. Needless to say, in this case, the wrong ones are … Read more

Alexander Mitrofanov: The Russian Exodus after a hundred years

Here are some quotes that testify to the mental state of new emigrants. Goralikov√° denotes all characters with the same letter N, although they are different people. Also read “Why should I be ashamed of being Russian?” N says irritably. “Should I be ashamed of having my arms and legs?” Over the years of her … Read more

Through the eyes of Sasha Mitrofanov: The Russian regions are not sad

Dmitry Medvedev has long proved that this is not a local seduction. After his election as president in 2008, enough Russians succumbed to the illusion that it would be possible to embark on a more European path with him. Medvedev willingly repeated: “Freedom is better than non-freedom.” But in the fall of 2011, it turned … Read more

Alexandr Mitrofanov: The Russian regions are not sad

Dmitry Medvedev has long proved that this is not a local seduction. After his election as president in 2008, enough Russians succumbed to the illusion that it would be possible to embark on a more European path with him. Also read Medvedev willingly repeated: “Freedom is better than non-freedom.” But in the autumn of 2011, … Read more

Through the eyes of Sasha Mitrofanov: Mr. Povondra’s role be a warning

The Ukrainians themselves already have the answer as to who is destroying their country. They call them “inhuman.” But in peaceful Central Europe, many are still sleepy. Or he doesn’t think about it at all, because he thinks that the clash of two civilizations a few hundred kilometers from him does not concern him. At … Read more

Through the eyes of Sasha Mitrofanov: Most in the Russian Federation glorify Putin, but the smart Russians talk about the catastrophe

But today I want to quote Russians who have different brains. None of them are in the Russian Federation anymore, it is dangerous for them. Political scientist Vladimir Pastuchov (London): “The external war became an excellent pretext for starting a civil war and for trying to deal with it with the whole uncomfortable layer of … Read more

Through the eyes of Sasha Mitrofanov: The killing has returned, from which there is no escape

“If you didn’t kill at least one German a day, your day has been in vain. If you think your neighbor will kill a German for you, you don’t understand what a threat is. If you don’t kill the Germans, he will kill you. He will capture your neighbors and torture them in his fucking … Read more

Through the eyes of Sasha Mitrofanov: The Kremlin restricts freedom of speech, but it does not capitulate

Foreign radio was working hard in the Soviet Union. Sometimes it was not possible to capture the Russian broadcasts of Radio Liberty, BBC, Voice of America or Deutsche Welle in usable quality, because the jammers howled like a pack of wolves. Nevertheless, the editors of these stations were often able to pass on their words … Read more

Through the eyes of Sasha Mitrofanov: Finally, the normal behavior of the once invaded country

During all this time, Putin’s Russia has gradually changed into a state ruled by a regime reminiscent of both the USSR and Hitler’s Germany. The process has just reached its peak. Extensive repression is taking place within the country, affecting anyone who dares to disagree with Putin’s rule. Greater Russian nationalism and imperial expansion are … Read more