Russia and Me: Here. We. Go. Again.

Jonathan Seyfried
15 min readFeb 25, 2022
Photo by Steve Harvey on Unsplash

I’m sure I was not the only one who responded to Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine with the thought, here we go again. Yet each one of those four words started to raise its own question in my mind. This essay is an attempt to articulate just what the heck has been happening in my head all my life regarding Russia. This thing between Russia and me — it goes deep.

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Jonathan Seyfried

(they/them) Former History Teacher in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Podcaster and Writer. https://jonathanseyfried.art