The problem is Russia, not Russians
MINOT, N.D. — Tchaikovsky has been canceled . At least in some parts in the world.
It gets worse from there. In the Czech Republic, where residents are, understandably, viewing Putin’s violence in Ukraine through the lens of the Soviet Union’s horrific 1968 invasion of their country, social media campaigns have suggested that Russians “should be visibly marked, maybe with a red star.”
A Prague university professor has declared that he won’t teach Russian students .
Netflix has pulled a planned adaptation of Tolstoy’s “Anna Karenina” and other Russian-themed projects.
The New York Times reports that Russian-owned restaurants in businesses are struggling with backlash.