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Why everyone hates the west…

Kosovo is a reminder that despite the end of history, most of the world still resents the west

By Bruce Clark   June 1999

The “westernisation” of Russia’s most talented and energetic young people is almost complete. They speak fluent English, take a discerning interest in American rock music, surf the internet and understand the financial markets. But for the first time since their parents’ country collapsed, many of Russia’s golden youth have something other than hedonism on their minds: it is cold, steely rage against the US and its allies, and determination that the western powers should be made to pay for their “aggression” against Yugoslavia.

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