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Russia: Avatar & North Caucasus – Fiction vs Reality

LJ user burtin posts this comment (RUS) about Avatar: “Interesting that people cry [as they watch] Avatar – while reports from Chechnya and Ingushetia leave them totally indifferent. Even though archetypally the same is happening there – only the people are real, not [computer-generated]. […] If this were happening in the Soviet times, the film would've been banned because it resembles reality. And now this isn't necessary – reality is of no interest whatsoever. […]”

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