Arts and Culture  Opinion 

The great geopolitical game

Ukraine and the Third World

The great geopolitical game
Arts and Culture  Opinion 

The great geopolitical game

Ukraine and the Third World

Slavoj Žižek 
29/03/2022


Traffic because of the hasty flight of civilians in kyiv

After the Russian attack on Ukraine, I was yet again ashamed of being a citizen of Slovenia. The Slovene government immediately proclaimed it was ready to receive thousands of Ukrainians fleeing Russian occupation. OK, but when Afghanistan fell to Taliban, this same government announced that Slovenia was not ready to receive any refugees from there. The justification was that instead of escaping, people should stay there and fight Taliban with guns. Along the same lines, a couple of months ago, when thousands from Asia tried to enter Poland from Belarus, the Slovene government offered Poland military help, on the grounds that Europe was under attack there...[+]


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