Alexander Mikhailovsky

is Associate Professor at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics, Moscow.


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The pressure valve

Russian nationalism in late Soviet society

In the 1970s and early 1980s, a movement of Russian nationalists attempted to reshape the USSR in a Russian-patriotic spirit. Alexander Mikhailovsky considers the reception of this movement among intellectual circles at the time and whether its legacy still plays a role in official Russian politics today.

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