Voices from Russia

Friday, 22 July 2016

22 July 2017. We Found an Ukrop Pokémon!

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Of course, Pokémon Go is all the rage, all over the world. This image is now viral on the RuNet. It’s actually from two years ago, but it’s now making the rounds as a Pokémon meme. So, they’re searching for Ukrops* in the Peoples Republics… it’s all part of the Pokémon craze… what’ll they think of next?

  • Ukrop: Russian colloquialism for Ukrainian nationalist fanatics



Sunday, 15 November 2015

15 November 2015. On the French Flag Overlay Idiocy…

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I saw this on FB:

I’d take this flag overlaying more seriously if anyone ever changed their Facebook picture (or even showed any interest) when an American drone wipes out a wedding party in Afghanistan. It truly is selective, manipulated, groupthink outrage. To quote somebody else, “Please, don’t tell me to drape my profile picture in the flag of France. Because two days ago you didn’t ask me to drape my profile picture in the flag of Lebanon; and the day before that, in the flag of Yemen or Syria; or two weeks ago, Russia; and in the months before that, Iraq, or Libya, or the flag of Palestine”.

Andreas Walsh

That says it all. I’m proud to say that Andreas is one of my FB friends. I’m humbled to be in his circle.


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