Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
I think he's in fact speaking globally, neither directing his comments towards Russia or the West, but speaking of the state of the entire planet (which, for Solzhenitsyn, is Godless therefore lost).

Brown's use of it to point to recent events in the Caucasus is of course specious.

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Mon Sep 1st, 2008 at 03:34:56 AM EST
[ Parent ]

Others have rated this comment as follows:


Top Diaries

Occasional Series