The dynamics of this debate were Phone Number List already recognized and commented on in the 1850s. «Where did we get the idea or, better said, this melodramatic talk that the West is a decrepit old man who has already taken everything could of life, whose life is ending, etc.?». It was the Russian literary critic Nikolai who asked this question , and he Phone Number List answered it himself immediately: "From those boring and silly Western books and articles, that's where we get it."4. This venerable old-fashioned intellectual exchange between Phone Number List Europe's 'West' and 'East' continues, amazingly, to this day.
Today's "conservatives" in Russia Phone Number List tend to get excited about the "tyranny of minorities" in Europe, the "dictatorship of the Western creed" or, more recently, the new "kingdom" of values in the European Union. However, their omissions are often only pale imitations of the works of Western paleoconservatives Phone Number List or nouvelle (new right) intellectuals such as Paul Gottfried, Alain de Benoist or Guillaume Faye. Angry men in the Kremlin There is a marked discrepancy between the strong sentiments emanating from the writings of one of many neighbors, part of a Phone Number List greater Eurasia that stretches from Ireland to Japan.
The strategic goal of developing close Phone Number List cooperation and political alliance with Europe – an idea that still fascinated the minds of liberal intellectuals and politicians in Russia during the 1990s – is now seen as impractical, if not harmful. Russia's progress is no longer connected to its European roots. , a prominent Moscow analyst, believes that "it is Phone Number List impossible to move forward without moving away from an essential part of [our] own heritage, including perhaps its core: the European character of the Russian state"6. Europe as a source of Phone Number List innovation is considered exhausted . “We got everything we needed from Europe a long time ago,” and other like-minded pol.