Powerful image. "Olga Misik reading the Russian constitution while being surrounded by armed Russian riot police" - More at https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/olga-misik-russia-protests-constitution-moscow-riot-police-putin-a9029816.html and https://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/ckkzp9/russian_teenager_olga_misik_reading_the_russian/
@tpheine Really? Instead of supporting her for her brave action you care about what she wears and how that would not be allowed in a completely different country? :(
Well, actually I was pointing towards a more oppressive country called Germany, where this impressive picture wouldn't even happen.
@jwildeboer This is not what the word "surrounded" means. Also, here is the same girl having some fun interactions with police: https://www.reddit.com/r/PikabuNoLaw/comments/ck6i4n/%D0%BE%D0%BB%D1%8E_%D1%81_%D0%BA%D0%BE%D0%BD%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B8%D1%82%D1%83%D1%86%D0%B8%D0%B5%D0%B9%D0%B5%D1%89%D1%91_%D0%BD%D0%B5_%D0%B7%D0%B0%D0%B1%D1%8B%D0%BB%D0%B8_%D0%BB%D0%B8%D0%B1%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%B0%D1%81%D1%82%D0%BD%D0%B0%D1%8F/
@fuxoft I used quotation marks to mark a, well, quote. I also gave the link to the quote, reddit. So feel free to correct the original poster who used the words the way I quoted them :)
@jwildeboer You also used the words "powerful image" without quotes, which I understood as you personally agreeing with the quoted sentence... :)
@fuxoft I get it. All of the men (and it's only men) that commented thus far on my post had something to say about what she's wearing (the vest) or how I quoted wrong words. But none of you could be bothered to simply say something supportive or positive. Le sigh.
@jwildeboer Wow, that statement sounds quite sexist, are you sure you wanted to say that?
@fuxoft If you think stating facts is sexist, that's your problem not mine. Fact is that three men commented on this post with various criticisms and negativity.
@jwildeboer And, furthermore, most of the probably were white!
@fuxoft Just Tell me - do you think the girl in the picture I posted did something remarkable or not?
@jwildeboer Not in the sense I understand the word "remarkable". I'd compare what she did with someone randomly shouting "FUCK THE POLICE" while the police completely ignores him (her). (Note that I am talking about THIS SPECIFIC INCIDENT, not about her other activities, some of which I consider deplorable.)
@fuxoft I thought so. I for one hope she’ll become an honourable member of Pussy Riot :)
I definitely hope so, too! 😀
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