Russia: What Kind of “Other Russia”?

VeryRussianTochkaNet posts someone's YouTube video of the opposition rally that took place in St. Petersburg this past Saturday and shares his doubts: “We made a leap of faith in 1991 that was worth the risk. Back then, we had Yeltsin, the white-blue-red flag, and a pre-1917 revivalist spirit that blended well with Westernesque aspirations. Since then, the West has been instrumental in showing us that the world is a jungle and you won’t be respected unless you’re feared, as well as showing us how one shiningly progressive ideology is so like another.”

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