А там, де кінчається Родіна / Чужа зловорожа змія / Там починається рідна / Земля - Батьківщина моя! (Семесюк, 2020)
Apr 18 • 61 tweets • 12 min read
A 🧵 on russian language in Ukraine and how it appeared there. And also on serfdom, slavery, cultural and linguistic oppression, deportation and such. Pic: 2001 census, people who consider russian their native lang 1/
Foreword. If you know somebody who thinks that our war is a whites war and we get more attention that we deserve -- please do know that you do not need to be a POC to be a slave. We were slaves, we were oppressed, and this is why we need support more than you think we do.
Apr 18 • 4 tweets • 1 min read
Thread of my threads on Ukraine, russia, identity, theft and oppression. And other stuff.
How russia stole our culture and our prominent people. At scale.
(and how this shows us the russian imperialistic identity)
🧵. #Russia colonised #Ukraine in 18th century. Since then, they've been trying to exterminate ukrainian indentity and culture, to assimilate us into being russian. They appropriated a lot of our #culture, #history, achievements and personalities doing this. 1/ #twitterstorians
Foreword. Many of these examples might seem to you as insignificant or unconnected, but they all are evidence to the trend of generations of russians trying to unexist us as a nation, make Ukraine into what they think we are – "Little Russia" 2/