|истоки ностальгии по СССР
||[Jan. 29th, 2016|02:55 pm]
"No one had very much money, but no one had to do very much work, either. The result was a whole society that acted as if it had never left college: intense, emotional, time-consuming friendships; endless hours spent drinking tea or vodka and discussing the meaning of life; the avid pursuit of esoteric spiritual or creative interests. If middle-class Russians... seems perversely mostalgic for the Soviet Union, one reason is that the collapse of communism forced them horribly and abruptly to grow up..."
(Chrystia Freeland, Sale of the Century: Russia's Wild Rule from Communism to Capitalism, New York: Crown Business, 2000, P.114)