The war in mind

I am increasingly interested in the radicalising views expressed in Russian mainstream media on the relationship between Russia and the “West”. According to some publically acceptable points of view are those who see Russia with its few remaining allies already engulfed in an existential struggle against facism and an imperialism of cultural decay.

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Russia’s frustration with an incompatible political order


Looking eastwards into the rising sun from the Western capitals it seems that the Kremlin decided nearly single handily to depart from accepted formal (like respecting the sovereignty of states unless in defence or unless the UN rules otherwise) as well as informal (like not to justify armed intervention by protecting the interests of one’s own identity group in another country) rules of international relations.

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