"I leave my home country for a few days (on different business in any direction). These two or three days are enough to feel that the whole world, in spite of all sorts of crises, lives differently - it smiles, it quietly works, it loves… I come home, and before going off to bed I flip through major TV programs, 10 seconds each: World War I, World War II, Ukraine, camouflage, dutifully weeping women, biathlon on tanks for some reason... Our people are being prepared for war - crudely and cruelly. My father told me that in 1939 (he was finishing school) everyone knew that there would be war - short, victorious, and on foreign soil. This is exactly the way it turned out - if anyone remembers. God, will this ever end?" Makarevich wrote.
"And yet - I may be an idiot but explain to me: if oil becomes cheaper, then the gasoline becomes cheaper in oil-producing country, for it's made of oil. In our country, it becomes more expensive. HOW DOES THAT WORK?" the musician wrote.