Propaganda of Death: How Russia Glorifies Sacrifice | The Gaze
Dying is an honour. The Kremlin authorities have been relaying this narrative to their population for years. 'The deep roots of our patriotism lie in the desire to die in front of as many people as possible.' – Vladimir Putin. The Russian Orthodox Church has the same opinion. Thus, Patriarch Kirill repeatedly in his sermons called on the military personnel of the Russian Federation not to be afraid to die. The experts are sure that such propaganda has been dragging on since the existence of the Soviet Union. More details – learn in our story.