“The “Soviet way” will finally die out only now”, Mykhailo Mischenko (Razumkov Centre, Ukraine)

The official Russian social mythology, which is based on the idea of ​​”returning everything” and authoritarianism, in its development “stumbled over Ukraine” as the main obstacle. And it will not be able to bypass this obstacle, except by destroying Ukraine. Therefore, for the official Russian mythology, a failure in the war against Ukraine will mean a “mental catastrophe”, the fall of the main “spiritual ties” on which the modern Russian socio-political regime, built on “Soviet nostalgia”, rests.

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