A state of their own: Russian nationalism part II
Analysis

A state of their own: Russian nationalism part II

Part one of this article, published on Tuesday, focused on the origins and justifications of the Russian nationalist opposition. This part, also by Emma Rimpiläinen, looks at how the nationalist agenda could be interpreted, and how it could do more harm than good. The Interpretation As already mentioned earlier this week, the nationalists see the current … Continue reading

A state of their own: the Russian nationalist agenda
Analysis

A state of their own: the Russian nationalist agenda

With Russia’s main protest movement enfeebled and Vladimir Putin’s leadership apparently secure, opposition to the regime is growing more radical. In this article, Emma Rimpiläinen assesses the origins of Russian nationalism and their potency in today’s Russia. The Phenomenon  Many observers of Russian politics are familiar with the trend of intensifying Russian nationalism, embodied in President Putin’s … Continue reading