Tag: anti-Europeans in Russia

Muscovites Not Russians are the Problem, Shekhtman Says

April 22, 2015

Staunton, April 22 – Four years ago, liberal Russians began to refer to the hurrah-patriots who opposed them as vatniki or “vatniks,” a reference to the padded jackets such people often wore but used to designate their slavish support of the Kremlin and their hostility to the West and civilization. But now, Pavel Shekhtman suggests, […]