January 31, 2022

Valuing Values


Valuing Values
Shining exemplars of "Russian values." The Russian Life files

You know, we're living in a society.

Russia's Ministry of Culture, acknowledging and lamenting this, is in the midst of creating and implementing a new plan for 2022 with the goal of preserving traditional Russian values.

The project guidelines, entitled "Fundamentals of State Policy for the Preservation and Strengthening of Traditional Russian Spiritual and Moral Values," are set to be officially enshrined in February. These values include patriotism, historical memory, and traditional morality.

The project seeks to strike against the "cult of selfishness" brought about by our brave new world. Namely, "the United States and its allies, transnational corporations, foreign non-profit organizations."

According to the Ministry of Culture, these institutions have adversely affected the ideals of the Russian citizenry, which has caused a sharp decline in beneficial patriotic feeling and good Orthodox morality.

Our hope is that we'll see more patriotic displays that border on the goofy.

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