Russia: “Russophile-Russophobe” Divide

David McDuff of A Step At A Time responds to La Russophobe, explaining the trouble with the “‘Russophile-Russophobe’ debate”: “…the character of the present “Russophile-Russophobe” divide, complex, call it what you will, is similarly based on emotion and personal animosity, rather than on substantial intellectual content. Thus, the movement of the debate is controlled by those whose aim is to continue the slaughter and the unreason – initially, though of course only initially, in the debating chamber, grounding the arguments in terms that can be made comprehensible to Western minds.”

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