February 15, 2012

Anti-Americanism in Russia

Fyodor Lukyanov, Russia in Global Affairs

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There has been an uptick in anti-American sentiment in the Russian blogosphere recently. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said that the failure of the Phobos-Grunt mission – far from the only Russian space mishap in recent years – could have been caused by emissions from an American radar station. The response was powerful – we knew they were to blame! This was not the cause, but try convincing anti-American Russians of that.

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