PokéMaidan, or, How to Start a Moral Panic in Russia

Technically I’m still on hiatus, but this NYU Jordan Center article couldn’t wait.

Pokémon Go troubles the Russian media imagination because it represents the return of the repressed.

PokéMaidan, or, How to Start a Moral Panic in Russia

Time to sit around and wait to be enLYTTened.

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5 comments

    • I’m a little disappointed, since Borenstein has written some decent and very clever pieces for the All the Russias’ blog in the past. His recent few have just seemed like mockeries to me.

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      • Wait, they actually removed a critical comment a week after they approved it?
        It’s b/c of one of three things:
        a) Moderators might’ve thought the comment didn’t look good on their site (but that begs the question as to why they even approved your [LYT] comment).
        b) Moderators mistook Mark’s comment as some kind of trolling comment
        c) glitch.

        or d) Putin. I think that’s the most satisfying reason.

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