Vladimir Vysotsky. The Hill.

Commentary to the poem “In its den, they stirred up the preadamite evil...”

Here is stanza 1:

In its den, they stirred up the preadamite evil,
For to force it to take a new trip to the East.
And the bear got up, and advanced along its
Well-trodden road a savage and pitiless beast.

Today, after the victory in Ukraine of the so-called “revolution of dignity”, the Ukrainian nationalists follow the way of their predecessors.

This poem was written in 1966, modified in 1976.

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