Category Archives: Cultural issues

A Russian state media article on “what should Russia do with Ukraine” – is it chilling, a wake-up call, or something else?

On 3 April the Russian state media outlet RIA Novosti published an article by one Timofei Sergeitsev titled “What should Russia do with Ukraine”  It argues that Ukraine is run by Nazis and that Russia’s main objective should be “denazification”.  … Continue reading

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If key decisionmakers listen carefully and with open minds to this interview peace will break out in Ukraine, and will endure

Some wisdom from Finland, an interview

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Some Ukrainian (and Russian) songs for peace

To lighten these dark times this Ukrainian joke song is as much beloved by Russians as by Ukrainians: You tricked me Ukrainians and Russians share Cossack culture – this Ukrainian folk song could just as easily be Russian: A Cossack … Continue reading

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