Friday, September 30, 2016

Alexander Etkind

Alexander Etkind, a former reader in Russian Literature and Cultural History at King’s College, Cambridge, is a professor of history at the European University Institute in Florence.

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Putin’s History Lessons

Whereas Soviet ideology was always oriented toward the future, today’s official Russian ideology is focused squarely - and almost obsessively - on the past. Vladimir Putin typifies this ideology, whic… read more

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A Communist Party without Communism

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s anointment of Alexander Medvedev to succeed him shows that Russia’s leaders have not changed a whit. Putin's goal now will be to construct an omnipresent political p… read more

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