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Russia: “Ruled by Lunatics”

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Georgia, Russia, Ethnicity & Race, Governance, History, Human Rights, International Relations, Politics

The Russian Dilettante thinks [1] “the Kremlin has gone mad”: “This hunt for people with Georgian last names the Kremlin is leading is beyond belief. (Clearly it is ethnic Georgians who are targeted regardless of nationality — not just “illegal immigrants.”) I have a feeling this country is ruled by lunatics. Not just cynics but asylum types. I haven't had this feeling of trouble descending since August 1991 — when it all ended well…”