Should family life be a zero-sum game?

Should family life be a zero-sum game?

“In Russia, a husband is now allowed to beat his wife”. What sounds like a piece of anti-Russian propaganda that could have been made up by “Russophobes”, is nevertheless a fact: Last month, Russia’s State Duma approved an amendment that removes domestic abuse from...
Oleg’s hunt for a drug against gayness

Oleg’s hunt for a drug against gayness

It was bound to happen sooner or later. Someone just had to produce a parody of Russia Today (RT), the Russian government’s official international outlet. Lithuanian comedian Oleg Šurajev’s idea is simple: Change the green RT logo to say “RY”,...
Uniting the far-left and the far-right

Uniting the far-left and the far-right

Last October, we have shown you how the pro-Kremlin disinformation army exploits narratives both from the left and right edges of the political spectrum. Paraphrasing the words of Russian philosopher Alexander Dugin – in serving Kremlin’s interests, it is more...
Honest about lying

Honest about lying

Is Russian state-owned broadcaster Russia Today (RT) a success? Has the Kremlin’s massive investment, now amounting to EUR 270 million annually, in promoting its views via RT paid off? Recently, the Economist called for not overrating RT’s impact:...
EU bans baptising children?

EU bans baptising children?

This week we learned that the EU has banned baptism. We were intrigued. The Bulgarian outlet “BG news 168” gave us this curious news that the EU Court (we’re not sure which court they refer to) has ruled that after March 2017, Europeans are no longer...