Title roles in new issue of our journal are occupied by two heroes: Donbas and Russian propaganda. Maybe, at the first glance it is not easy to find some link between these topics but it exists. From the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine until today Donbas has been one of the key issues of Russian propaganda that performs miracles in this context.
Russian megaphones have been so successful -describing situation in Ukraine and the world- that about one-half of Russians think about the third world war as a possible reality. It is a serious reason why to pay attention to history and current methods of this Kremlin weapon.
Analysis of Russian phantasy literature, focused on alternative Russian history, creates an interesting context for articles studying Russian propaganda. Contemporary Russian phantasy is a very specific genre and it is possible to take it as an effective helper of the propaganda.
Articles dealing with Donbas issue, besides other aspects, analyze the question whether Ukraine can live without this region. Positive answer to this question presents a nightmare for Kremlin that needs another frozen conflict, not another black hole in its own state budget.
Russian propaganda brings biased information about the situation abroad, particularly about stance various countries towards Russian aggression against Ukraine. Hungary is the country which is considered to be positively tuned with Russia. Current condition of mutual relationship as well as its background is analyzed in further study.
Painting the devil on the wall or presentation of some pessimistic scenarios is issue of the last contribution in current issue of journal. Such activity is not too popular but sometimes it is better to consider various unpleasant eventualities than later to face them in reality.
By the way, it is one of aims why our journal exists.