“Voluntarism” 2.0 

Yuriy Fedorov

Loss in war frequently leads to revolutions and other political perturbations. Russia’s war against Ukraine is not over yet, however Putin’s foreign political fiasco is obvious. The issue is how it will end for him and his regime. What happened is what the Kremlin was trying to avoid: the strategy or separating the US and Europe failed, which was considered necessary for achieving the more or less sacred goal – building some multi-polar world. Regardless of the contradictions regarding concrete means of counteraction to Moscow’s expansion, the Western countries are united in that this expansion has to be stopped.  Continue reading

Russia intends to ban the usage of foreign words in public spread of information

Russia continues to come up with new ways to maximally limit the freedoms of citizens, for the residents of the country to do and even talk only what the “Tsar” consents to.

The State Duma Committee for Culture recommended to the chamber to pass the first draft of the bill regarding fines for the ungrounded use of foreign words in cases of public spread of information in the state language.

It is expected that the members of the Parliament will propose to the State Duma council to include the condiment to the agenda of the plenary session on July 1st. “The bill may be passed in its first draft with additional work for the second draft, including any wishes,” says the conclusion of the committee, signed by its head Stanislav Govorukhin.  Continue reading