“Now I’d like to talk about love. Love is impossible in the absence of trust. Real trust is formed of common action. Common action is a rarity in a country where few people feel responsible. And where common action does occur, the guardians of the state immediately see it as a threat...”
—from the statement made in a Russian court last Wednesday (Dec 4) by 21 year old Yegor Zhukov, accused of “extremism” for speaking out in truth (via Youtube videos)….
Read his entire statement here: newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/a-powerful-statement-of-resistance-from-a-college-student-on-trial-in-moscow
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