КАК ВЫ СЧИТАЕТЕ, РОССИИ СЕЙЧАС ДЕЙСТВИТЕЛЬНО УГРОЖАЮТ МНОГОЧИСЛЕННЫЕ ВНЕШНИЕ И ВНУТРЕННИЕ ВРАГИ – ИЛИ ЭТИ РАЗГОВОРЫ О ВРАГАХ ВЕДУТСЯ ДЛЯ ТОГО, ЧТОБЫ ЗАПУГАТЬ НАСЕЛЕНИЕ И СДЕЛАТЬ ЕГО ПОСЛУШНОЙ МАРИОНЕТКОЙ В РУКАХ У ВЛАСТИ?
I include this a bit reluctantly (I really don’t appreciate the tone), but it’s decent, for what it’s worth. Pick out the parts that are useful and disregard all else, including the ending.
Another iffy one, but read anyway.
American journalists keep saying Alexander Dugin is Putin’s ideological adviser. One problem: He’s not.
The NOSE Award was presented to Boris Lego on Tuesday for his Сумеречные рассказы (Dusky Stories or Twilight Stories), a book I described in previous posts as “a collection of nineteen Russian Gothic stories; a cover blurb calls it the scariest book of the year…” One NOSE juror apparently called the stories “trash” during (public) deliberations; that cheery note, and others, are here, on the Год литературы site.
American foreign policy, especially its Russia policy, is a runaway train without rails, driven by a troubling confluence of hubristic ideological influences and bureaucratized sectoral interests networked through Washington. These two kinds of influence too often are neither disinterested, nor in the American interest, and deprive U.S. foreign policy of a strategic imperative.
Haven’t listened to this myself, but thought it might be of interest.