Tag: Russian propaganda on World War II

Victory Cult Intended to Keep Russian Federation’s Non-Russians within Empire, Former Soviet Republics Together

May 9, 2016

Many Russian commentators have pointed out that the way in which Vladimir Putin is exploiting Victory Day is about the legitimation of the Soviet past, but a Ukrainian analyst says that the most important function of this day is to exploit victory over Germany as the only positive thing linking the former Soviet republics together.