Russia never attacked the West first, it was always the other way around. Just sayin’.
During Tito’s time, we laughed at everyone. Since he is gone, everyone is laughing at us.
In the West, illusion of democracy, and in the East, straight-up dictatorships.
Our parents’ generation, living in Eastern Block, was listening to VOA in order to get uncensored news. Their children, living in the West, are doing the same, watching RT and other sources.
In order to succeed in the Balkans, one has to fight with things that either do not exist in the West, or are arranged so that they do not represent an obstacle. This is why it is much more difficult to “succeed” in the Balkans than in the West.
They say: When our people go to the West, they are great workers, how come they are not at home? It’s a matter of procedure/method: in the West, there is a method, while in the Balkans there is none. As long as this is the case, people will live better in the West.
In socialism – living, in capitalism – survival.
Being born and brought up in socialism, and then be constrained to live in capitalism.
Being born in socialism and being forced to live in capitalism…
It is easy to recognize Slavs in America: everyone is dissatisfied, frowning, no one is smiling…