Russia is America’s Mirror

How a Distinctly Russian Cynicism Has Infected American Politics

Photo by Jørgen Håland on Unsplash

Tens of thousands of Americans took to the streets this past summer to protest the murder of George Floyd and countless other black men and women by uniformed police officers. The Trump administration’s draconian response to these protests — including seemingly indiscriminate beatings, gassings, and shootings — shocked many Americans who believed such…



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