Oleg Riabov

is Professor of Philosophy and the Director of Centre for Ethnic and Nationalism Studies, Ivanovo State University in Russia.


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The decline of Gayropa?

How Russia intends to save the world

As the winter Olympics opened in Sochi amid controversy over Russia’s anti-gay laws, Tatiana Riabova and Oleg Riabov showed how official discourse in Russia brands “European sexual deviancy” a natural result of western democratic development; and Russia as the last bastion of “normalcy”.

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