Jane Costlow

is an environmental cultural historian and Slavist, specializing in Russian culture and literature. She is the author of Heart-Pine Russia (Cornell University Press, 2014), a study of the forest in nineteenth century Russian culture.


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The dissident history of trees

Russians defend their woodlands

Environmental protests in Russia combine rule of law arguments with cultural and moral dimensions. Jane Costlow traces the hidden history of environmentalism in Russia and looks at one contemporary example: the Dubki park protests in Moscow.

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