Back to USSR
01 December, 2011
Back to USSR

Still ringing in the ears are the Marxist household words of my earlier times ‘A specter is haunting Europe – the specter of communism’. How about the specter of USSR haunting Russia? The smell is persistently oozing up to permeate every pore of the nostalgic Russian society. 

Folks, they want the damned thing back! Isn’t this crazy? Okay, let’s stop being grumpy and bumpy about the entire issue and let’s just get a bit more serious about it! What is it

that so surreptitiously wants to gain foothold in Russia today? Is it really a reconstructed Soviet Union with just another appellation? I can’t fathom why the name-change makes sense at all here? Just to wrap the monster up well enough to sell it easier to the dumb world? Actually, the news about Tsar Putin’s pre-election design to revive the Soviet Empire didn’t faze me at all. What else could we possibly expect from the guy who happens to be a contented cheerful product of the cannibalistic Soviet Regime? On the other hand, it suddenly dawned on me that the Russian leader’s dream has a weird chance to come true if he and his unequivocally faithful entourage try real hard. And let us not doubt for even a split second that they will indeed try very, very hard! I think Russia’s darling Vova has a diabolic feeling in his bones that it is high time for him to walk across the line and make a final takeover. When I say ‘takeover’ I mean the world takeover. The idea goes back to Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin who lived and dreamt of spread of communism all over the planet. The thought of the USSR’s reinstatement is not as simplistic and gullibility-ridden as it might seem at the first sight. Excuse my nosing around but this might be the only latent possibility to get the Russian global clout back on track. I wish the rest of the sane world and me were thinking on the same wavelength, but alas, the world has so many other smaller or bigger businesses to attend to! I also understand that buzzing and whining might not be a helper here. We probably need to come to grips with the situation and start blowing all available whistles loudly and hysterically to make the world a bit more conscious about Russia’s classically habitual nasty moves and doings. Now! Later might be too late! I am afraid once the oil is in the fire nothing will extinguish the blaze. Somebody might think that I am trying to cast aspersions on Russia and its strongman. No, that will not be true at all! I am one of those Russia-lovers who still think that kinship with Russia sounds more like the good than the evil. So please save me from the embarrassment of the brutal stigma – that will only be fair. I simply don’t want something wrong to happen again. The USSR was created exactly 90 years ago as a consequence of the October, 1917 coup d’etat in Russia. A lot of water has flown under the bridges since then, but the style, the Soviet style of handling the world is still there – bluffing the naive international community by means of dangling a couple of tempting carrots in front of it. Not me! I am not going to have a bite on the rotten vegetable, even if I am starving!

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