We're no longer in the Cold War. Eavesdropping on friends is unacceptable.
I was brought up in a very ordinary family, in fact, a worker's family. Both my father and mother were ordinary citizens.
We don't need a weakened government but a strong government that would take responsibility for the rights of the individual and care for the society as a whole.
Why does the world dislike Russia? I do not think that we are unloved or considered to be ignorant.
No one should be allowed to violently trample on the law.
There are big countries and small countries, rich and poor, those with long democratic traditions and those still finding their way to democracy.