Tag: russia

  • What does Vatnik stand for?

    What does Vatnik stand for?

    “Vatnik” or “Vatnyk” (Russian: ватник) is literally a cotton padded jacket, used by Russian soldiers during WW II. Nowadays Vatnik means a Putin’s supporter; a Russian fully loyal to the government and approving everything what they do. The term became popular while the war against Ukraine. Looking for the definition in German?

  • Documented: The statement of the University of Bonn on Professor Ulrike Guérot

    Documented: The statement of the University of Bonn on Professor Ulrike Guérot

    Here we document the statement of the University of Bonn on Ulrike Guérot from October 31, 2022, the translation of the statement, so far only available in German, was done automatically with Deepl.

  • Opinion: Why the Elon Musk peace plan for Ukraine is celebrated only by Russia

    Opinion: Why the Elon Musk peace plan for Ukraine is celebrated only by Russia

    Musk’s plan for Ukraine Elon Musk has proposed on twitter a plan for peace between Ukraine and Russia: Ukraine-Russia Peace: – Redo elections of annexed regions under UN supervision. Russia leaves if that is will of the people. – Crimea formally part of Russia, as it has been since 1783 (until Khrushchev’s mistake). – Water […]