But I swear there are KGB officers Cossack-dancing in the snow, Really ~~

If all you knew about this country came from the likes of the Washington Post and the Guardian, you’d be forgiven for thinking Russian streets were teeming with balalaika-playing bears, AK-47-wielding communists, and KGB officers Cossack-dancing in the snow. By now, you’d have thought such caricatures would have gotten old, yet despite the current trend towards wokeness, lazy and hackneyed stereotypes are back in fashion.

Source: US/UK media promotes evergreen Russian boozing stereotypes, but latest data shows alcohol sales down during Covid-19 pandemic — RT Russia News

“Russian streets were teeming with balalaika-playing bears, AK-47-wielding communists, and KGB officers Cossack-dancing in the snow”

Everyday I see them and it is true! ~~

Even in the Tiny Russian Village!

WtR

PS: But the article is true…

kKEETON @ Windows to Russia…

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