Election Technologies on Election Day (special for Ukrayinska Pravda)

Bobyrenko Viktor

Head of the Expert Group of the Bureau of Policy Analysis. He studied at the National Academy for Public Administration. Master of Public Administration, Political Scientist, Political Technologist. Studies the…

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08 October 2020

I was surprised to note that many foreign observers of our election use the word “babushki” (grannies in Eng.) as if it does not require to be explained. I began to clarify. Are these some patters?

It turns out that this is a kind of slang word exclusively for internal communication. In this context, it means a category of mostly elderly people who buy populism and manipulation.

All generalizations are untrue, but they are needed to simplify the situation and to show the trend. And in this case, “babushki” (grannies in Eng.) are a prototypical case.