Edward Slavsquat

Edward Slavsquat
Award-winning dispatches from COVID Russia
Created 11 Oct 2021
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  • Russia doubles down on omicron scam
    27 Jan 2022about 5 hours ago • 3 min read • 19 6
    Now they’re going after the kids. Very scammy. Just like everywhere else in the world, in Russia anyone with cold-like symptoms is assumed to be a filthy leper. This is why Russian authorities are ped...
  • More brazen disdain for the Russian people
    26 Jan 2022about 20 hours ago • 1 min read • 28 28
    Russia’s unproven genetic injection is compulsory for millions of people. But they don’t get to know if it works or not. That’s a “trade secret.” By Riley Waggaman, a former “senior editor” (newsroom ...
  • The ruble is getting wrecked. WAR?
    25 Jan 2022 • 1 min read • 27 12
    A ruble monster handing out military draft cards to unsuspecting Russians Disclaimer: just like everyone else who is semi-honest, we want to make it perfectly clear that we have absolutely no idea wha...
  • Edward's guide to Russia-watching
    25 Jan 2022 • 2 min read • 28 11
    “You’re taking that photo out of context!!!!!” Guys, chill. In our last open thread a cherished reader asked for a list of internet resources that can help people solve the world’s most bewildering Su...
  • Lukashenko calls on "international crooks" to end fake pandemic
    24 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 34 23
    Alexander “it’s better to be a dictator than be gay” Lukashenko We must protect him at all costs: President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko advised people not to worry too much if they were diagnosed ...
  • Russia gives up on COVID restrictions?
    24 Jan 2022 • 5 min read • 26 20
    A sign in St. Petersburg asking people to prepare their QR codes for inspection. By Riley Waggaman, a former “senior editor” (newsroom errand boy) at RT “There is now a major nation that has essential...
  • At least we have each other (23/01/22)
    23 Jan 2022 • 2 min read • 28 62
    You and Edward. Forever. It’s that special time again. Welcome to Edward Slavsquat’s weekly open thread, “At least we have each other.” Please feel free to exchange uncouth banter in the comments sect...
  • Russia's socioeconomic stability: Amazing or just okay?
    22 Jan 2022 • 5 min read • 31 23
    A family of working-class Russians driving to the caviar store. Everyone on the internet understands the US economy is basically a massive Ponzi scheme kept afloat by endless paper-printing and Netfli...
  • A major victory for clot-shot transparency in Russia
    21 Jan 2022 • 1 min read • 33 20
    It’s a wild ride. Imagine the following scenario: you’re the Russian government. You rush out an unproven genetic injection developed in cooperation with a cattle tag-obsessed banker. But there’s a pr...
  • Flee East to escape the virus scam? It’s futile & Russia is depressing
    20 Jan 2022 • 16 min read • 29 22
    A visual aid created by distinguished pessimist & Edward Slavsquat reader “ML” We are very pleased to unveil Part IV of our Ongoing Discussion, “Your government is desperately trying to murder you: ma...
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