Source: http://habrahabr.ru/post/209320/ (and various other articles) Hello everyone, remember how SerB talked about the way one has to do business in Russia? By using patriotism to your advantage? Unfortunately, patriotism seems to be a double edged sword. It started yesterday (4.2.2014), when a member of the Russian presidential committee for human rights (or something like that, other sources state it was some gaming committee, either way an official authority over games in Russia) Kyrill Kabanov planned to ban shooter games in Russia. It got even funnier though. Present on the meeting of the committee, there was a man named Michail Kochergin. He is a Marketing Director of Mail.ru, a huge Russian software company. To give you some background: Mail.ru created a World of Tanks clone called “Ground War” (if I recall correctly) some time ago. Wargaming sued them and I don’t know how it ended, but either way, they are competitors. So, this guy goes on a rant how World of Tanks is an “offshore, Cyprus game”, and “Russian kids sit in fascist tanks, attacking and destroying Soviet tanks”, which in his opinion is bad. Funnily enough, according to another Russian piece of news, this guy was fired for this shit immediately after (“after mutual agreement”) and the Mail.ru company issued public statement, that this guy’s position didn’t reflect the position of the company. PS: According to some pieces of information, Gaijin (War Thunder producer) offered Michail Kochergin a job…

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