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Judge
08-06-2016, 07:57
Useless words! A Russian doesn’t need them!


Penguin accused of misusing Turgenev in 'anti-Russian' ad campaign
Anger on web after poster for classics series magnifies line from Fathers and Sons saying progress and principles are things ‘a Russian doesn’t need’



http://gu.com/p/4ktzf?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_ColorNoteq

FatAndy
08-06-2016, 08:34
Isn't it the classic example of reputable independent Western media ® ? :)
The quote isn't full.

- Аристократизм, либерализм, прогресс, принципы, -- говорил между тем Базаров, -- подумаешь, сколько иностранных... и бесполезных слов! Русскому человеку они даром не нужны.

Uncle Wally
08-06-2016, 09:09
It's getting really bad if propaganda has to sink so low.

Judge
08-06-2016, 09:54
It's getting really bad if propaganda has to sink so low.

There's always a light, at least it's got people talking about Russian literature,expect sales to jump cos of this,get the Russian bashing in and make a quick profit, job nicely done.

Carl
08-06-2016, 12:06
It's getting really bad if propaganda has to sink so low.

But is it really lower than this...?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STxMT966akE

Suuryaa
08-06-2016, 13:05
It was low, but people overreact, like with Eurovision.