Putin compares woke culture to Bolshevik propaganda, calls gender ideology ‘crime against humanity’

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Assessment: “It may come as a surprise to some people, but Russia has been there already” …

Russian President Valdimir Putin has condemned the promotion of woke culture in the West, including critical race theory and gender ideology, and has described the latter as a “crime against humanity.” 

Putin made the comment last Thursday while addressing dignitaries and reporters at the Valdai discussion club in Sotchi, an annual forum on Russian affairs.

Then they will know that I am the Lord, when I make the land a desolation and a waste because of all their abominations which they have committed.”’

“Then they will know that I am the Lord, when I make the land a desolation and a waste because of all their abominations which they have committed.” Ezekiel 33:29

The Russian president severely criticized the West for having allowed woke culture to introduce “reversed discrimination” through critical race theory and the destruction of traditional family values through gender ideology, both of which he compared to propaganda tools used by communist governments during Russia’s Soviet era. He then described exposing innocent children to non-traditional sexual values as “monstrous” and a “crime against humanity.

The Russian leader began by criticizing critical race theory. He alluded to movements like Black Lives Matter and to cancel culture in the U.S, arguing that, far from fighting racism, these types of movements are creating a sort of ‘reversed discrimination.’ 

“The fight for equality and against discrimination has turned into aggressive dogmatism bordering on absurdity,” Putin said. Read More …