4 thoughts on “Meanwhile in Donetsk”

  1. That was quite a stupid joke, I admit. In modern Russia, Western culture, and music in particular, has never been labelled as ‘nazist’, ‘fascist’, ‘imperialist’, ‘colonialist’, etc. – it is only the current government of Ukraine that is sometimes referred to as ‘fascist’ by some Russian media and pro-Russian population of south-eastern Ukraine (within the former USSR, there is a long, historically-rooted tradition of labelling political cruelty as ‘fascism’; both pro-Russian and anti-Russian Ukrainians often brand their enemies – the government in Kiev or the government in Moscow – as ‘fascist’).

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