Of course the rulers of Mordor hate Russia because they perceive it as a threat. This fear is much older than Communism. Is there a national character worth talking about? Well, there is their persevering through difficult weather in the winter-time and tenacity in defeating Nazis. But more than that, Russians are unusual in loving both science and mystical utopian longings, as can be seen in the 19th century writers. All of this is detailed in the book The Russian Peace Threat.
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