15 September, the club "Kind Russian People" together with the "People's Diplomacy" foundation held a presentation of the book "Russian Tri-unity", where well-known political scientists and experts on nationalism made speeches. They not only shared their thoughts on the book, but also talked about the current state of affairs , the advantages of Russian-Belarusian relations, and outlined the best scenarios of the future.
It is no secret that in Belarus a policy of an alternative, non-Russian national identity has long been pursued. They call it differently: zmagarstvo, litvinstvo, but the essence is different: Belarusian elites are trying to convince the inhabitants of the country that they are not Russians at all, but on the contrary: Russians are a stranger and historically hostile people.
The identity policy "we are not Russians" inevitably leads to a conflict with the Russians, as happened in Ukraine (yes, there were other lines of confrontation, but nevertheless). Someday it can happen in Belarus.
Until recently, the authorities of Belarus supported the policy of zmagarization implicitly, but in 2018 a significant event happened: for the first time it was officially allowed to celebrate the so-called "Day of the Will", the main symbol of the nationalists-zmagars. From this moment the countdown to the point of no return is started, when the Belarusians will accept the discourse imposed on them, that the Russians are "not Slavs", "moksha" and generally enemies.
It's time for us to act with our weapons - historical truth. Recently, the "White Russian publishing house 18 / 63" published the book "Russian Trinity: A Guide to Zmagar Education". The book contains evidence of famous scientists, publicists, writers that the Russian people consists of three sub-ethnoses - great, small and Belarusians. What do we have in common, say, Adam Mickiewicz, Fedor Dostoevsky, Pavel Milyukov and Karl Marx? Only one thing - they all believed that in Minsk, Moscow and Kiev there lived one people - the Russians.
Kirill Averyanov-Minsk, Bogdan Bezpalko, Oleg Nemensky, Alexey Kochetkov, Egor Kholmogorov, Alexander Vasiliev, Kirill Frolov, Artem Birlov, Vladimir Zotov, Sergey Zhavoronkov spoke at the club meeting. The host of the meeting is the political scientist and journalist Ivan Skorikov.
A little about the book "Russian Trinity: A Guide to Educating Zmagars":
In Soviet times, we were told that the brotherly East Slavic peoples live in the BSSR, the Ukrainian SSR and the RSFSR, and in the post-Soviet period they began to convince us that we have nothing in common with each other. However, a hundred years ago no one doubted that in the vast expanses from Brest to Vladivostok and from Murmansk to Odessa there lived a triune Russian people who, according to Dostoevsky, was the owner of the Russian land.
Every Belarusian, Great and Ukrainian should read this book. The Belarusian will receive arguments to intellectually oppose the white chyrvona to the white zmagars, the great man will understand that he is not the only one who can consider himself Russian, and the Ukrainian realizes that he is actually a little man and should be proud of it.
The book is built in such a way that after reading it you can elegantly plug any zmagar and all his like-minded people (Ukrainian self-proponents, Russian liberals, etc.) telling you about "we will never be brothers." "What brothers, Zmitser / Taras / Abram ?! The inhabitants of the Great, Lesser and White Russia constitute the Russian people just like the Prussians, Bavarians and Saxons - German. Did not you read the work of prof. A.A. Shakhmatova? And prof. E.F. Karsky? "
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