When we think about politics and society, we tend to think in democratic terms. Russia however is not a democratic state. We try to explain the Russian terms and principles in simplest terms possible to give a context to the current happenings.
Restriction of speech to protect "the established order"
The Second World War
The national trauma used by propaganda
“Discrediting” the armed forces
How the Russian regime stifles the anti-war movement
Is it easy to get away from the regime?
We've selected 3 articles to begin with.
On becoming a man in Russia
You need to create an ideology for your state. Your constitution does not allow you to do so. What do you do?
Stories of peopleRead a story
To put a human face to social phenomena, we recommend you to read a few stories of real Russians against the war. Some of them are brave activists, some of them just ordinary people. In any case, they vehemently disagree with the actions of their country (and this position affected their life in one way or another).
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