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AbstractAt the present time, an ethical catastrophe is happening in Russia, as the principles proclaimed in the Russian Constitution do not exist in real life, and everybody knows about it. Every Russian citizen knows, for example, that the results of the past elections were falsified and that the judicial system is not independent from political influences. Lying has therefore become some kind of a ritual, in which the majority of Russian society participates. Faced with this situation, the Western countries act very hypocritically. On the one hand, they keep repeating, as they have been since the end of World War 2, that human rights must be respected and that these can guarantee international security. But, on the other hand, these statements are comprised merely of beautiful words, while decisions are dictated by « Realpolitik ». And if this goes on, the world will be committing suicide.