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Russia: Victory Day and Politics

Blogger Dmitry Sokolov-Mitrich recollects [ru] his feelings over the media coverage of the Victory Day. Due to over-politicisation and excessive advertisement through the media, the feeling of the national unity of the holiday faints, blogger claims. “I will not watch the parade this year, even on TV. But I will put on Ribbon of Saint George (symbol of the holiday)… This my cherished object, not yours.”

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