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Fake Russian gun rights organization that doesn't exist because Russians are too oppressed by Putler to have any independent opinions of their own. A couple of days ago, The New Republic published an astoundingly well-researched longread by James Bamford about the Butina saga. An anonymous commenter has summarized its key points: -Mueller wasn’t interested in... Read More
The Russian Empire, like most European countries, had very liberal gun laws, with no significant restrictions on sales, possession, or open carry. Chelyabinsk gun shop around 1900. After 1905, you needed the permission of the local head of police to buy pistols and revolvers, but this was a very quick affair and granted as a... Read More
Sign the petition here: Drop or dismiss all charges against Russian human rights activist Maria Butina. Don’t Let Maria Butina Go To Prison For Supporting American 2nd Amendment Values! Right to Bear Arms, Russia’s premier gun rights organization, wishes to express its grave concern at what we see as the politically-motivated prosecution of our founder,... Read More
So, updates, updates. Our ROGPR podcast has been "acquired" by Sputnik & Pogrom. They are mainly interested in the videos produced by our main host Kirill Nesterov, which you can now follow at: https://sputnikipogrom.com/go/rog/ [includes transcripts] Only available in Russian, unfortunately. Apart from having my phone stolen, I also tried out the phall curry at... Read More
Source - The Economist Not only has there been an increasing incidence of rampages in the US in the past thirty years but it seems that average kill scores have been ramping up. I think this trend will only intensify in the years ahead. A couple of years ago there was a lot of agitation... Read More
Scott Alexander has a long article with a lot of graphs about to what extent the high US homicide rate relative to other First World countries could be explained by its liberal gun laws. I have a much shorter article with what are perhaps two of the most relevant graphs. Guns vs. Gun Murder Rates... Read More
Anatoly Karlin
About Anatoly Karlin

I am a blogger, thinker, and businessman in the SF Bay Area. I’m originally from Russia, spent many years in Britain, and studied at U.C. Berkeley.

One of my tenets is that ideologies tend to suck. As such, I hesitate about attaching labels to myself. That said, if it’s really necessary, I suppose “liberal-conservative neoreactionary” would be close enough.

Though I consider myself part of the Orthodox Church, my philosophy and spiritual views are more influenced by digital physics, Gnosticism, and Russian cosmism than anything specifically Judeo-Christian.