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What do you want to see in the Russia section?
i'd like to say what i feel uneasy about in it. Crime & Punishment and Corruption & Fraud sticky threads seem to me kind of insulting and inaccurate, because this is not how we live here everyday, that is, of criminals and venal officials we mostly learn only from the local media and rarely encounter them personally.
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i'd like to say what i feel uneasy about in it. Crime & Punishment and Corruption & Fraud sticky threads seem to me kind of insulting and inaccurate, because this is not how we live here everyday, that is, of criminals and venal officials we mostly learn only from the local media and rarely encounter them personally.
True but that is because those areas are of very high interest for a large amount of people. The defence thread is kind of the same thing, most Russians don´t bother with those things at all and some even go to lengths to avoid it completely.
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What you have been going in regards to Russia I find great. It is a window into Russia although some want to claim it is a dirty window. Russia is no better or worse than most country's. It is not full of saints as it seems Stalin would like it to be. Your reports are usually from Russian sources. Keep it up. You have a great thread.
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True but that is because those areas are of very high interest for a large amount of people
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Why don't we discuss the Russian Civil War?

It started with the escape of Generals Anton Denikin and Mikhail Alexeev from the prison into which the Bolsheviki had confined them. They fled to the lands of the Cossacks where they would be safe. T
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1. General Denikin was confined to the Bikov prison on orders from the Kerensky government - not the Bolsheviks.
2. General Alexeiev was never imprisoned.
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which people?
"Westerners"

But actually the mentioned threads might be dropped from being stickied and a new system put into use.
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neither its thugs all the way.
Of course not and I don't know any that have suggested such. Russia is a country full of good and bad people just like the rest of the World. ACG peals the layers back on other country's each and every day. The US being the leader in seeing the dirty laundry followed by the UK. Why should Russia be treated any different?
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"Westerners"

But actually the mentioned threads might be dropped from being stickied and a new system put into use.
Probably combine into one general thread for significant criminal cases or legal issue that have gotten a lot of pubic attention inside Russia itself.
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Why should Russia be treated any different?
because Russia is not a democracy, therefore her dirt is not part of her life.

PS: i wonder for example how the Culure & Art thread is not in the stickies at all?
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Okay gentlemen, a new reform is under way and unlike the military reform it won´t be a mayor screw up.

I am putting together a thread with links to the bigger informative threads. Honestly I won´t bother with threads with just a few replies or that are in General filled with nonsense. The list itself will probably take some time to complete and by that I mean weeks depending how much other stuff I have to do .

This new system will hopefully make navigation easier, keep the amount of new threads on old topics low and it will be a lot easier for me to remember and organise everything.
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i'd like to say what i feel uneasy about in it. Crime & Punishment and Corruption & Fraud sticky threads seem to me kind of insulting and inaccurate, because this is not how we live here everyday, that is, of criminals and venal officials we mostly learn only from the local media and rarely encounter them personally.

They have been dropped from the sticky list, only "defence" is left of the "news" threads, we are after all a military forum.
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I think the better will be a thread with all the biggest headlines.
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