This is what I will miss most about Russia

The final week of February of 2022 marked the end of Russia.

A very clickbait way to describe the outcome of Russia’s war on Ukraine, I know. Russia survived this and that you might say, over its long and turbulent history.

Well, no.

Russia, “as we know it” (I hate using this cliche expression) is no longer. It will not survive Putin.

Sure, it will metamorphose into some new form and shape, reorient towards Asia probably, but it’s too poor to stay meaningful; it’s too untrustworthy…



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Alexei Sorokin

A Russian immigrant in America, father of 4, Cambridge and Harvard Business School alum. I run and write every day.