Tag: Aleksey Shiropayev

Poshlost’ is Defining Characteristic of Putin’s Russia, Shiropayev Says

October 20, 2015

Staunton, October 20 – Poshlost’ – a virtually untranslatable Russian word connoting self-satisfied vulgarity has become the defining characteristic of Russia under Vladimir Putin, according to commentator Aleksey Shiropayev, something that unites and infects all those living under his regime. Indeed, Putin’s country should now be called “Poshlandia.” Despite what some think, the Russian commentator […]

Putin’s Russia Becoming Fascist ‘at a Gallop,’ Shiropayev Says

September 8, 2014

Staunton, September 8 – Russia has been transformed by the war in Ukraine, with some calling this a restoration of the past and others a new turn to “Russianness,” but Aleksey Shiropayev argues that what is taking place is in fact the imposition of a fascist system “at a galloping pace.’ On Rufabula.com, the commentator […]