Originally Posted by ys
You see. It's democracy. Which is - literally - a dictatorship of majority. If majority decides that a minority should not have some right - it happens. If a majority decides that a minority should suffer - it happens. When a majority in USA decides that a minority ( top 2% ) should pay more taxes and they (majority ) should not - it happens. It goes both ways.
that is not the true definition of democracy but of "tyranny of the majority", and one of the reasons why there is separation of powers in true democracies, something that seems to be lacking in Russia, unfortunately...