Make no mistake — most people in Russia support the war
Yet another difficult story to write. I wish I could write something more comforting, less menacing, something that’d separate Russia from its mentally deranged leader.
I left Moscow almost a decade ago but my parents are still there. I have friends with who I closely keep in touch. With my three closest Russian friends (we went to college and it wasn’t in Russia) I’ve had, for many years, a messaging group and we chat every day.
I never had any illusions about Putin’s leadership — in its third decade now — in…