No help needed. Valery Panyushkin on the degradation of charity in Russia

I seriously believe that the destruction of independent charitable foundations is state policy. Thousands of small charitable organizations are knowingly replaced with big, governmental ones, like ‘Circle of Good’ and ‘Defenders of the Fatherland.’ The goal is simple – not to allow people to think that they themselves are able to solve their own problems, especially if they band together. To maintain in people the infantile belief that if anyone solves their problems, it will be the state.

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