Tag: civic identity

Putin’s ‘Russian World’ Death Knell for Civic Russian Identity, Tatarstan Editor Says

September 29, 2014

Staunton, September 26 – Rashit Akhmetov, the editor of the Kazan weekly Zvezda Povolzhya, says that Vladimir Putin’s promotion of the idea of a “Russian world” is the death knell for a civic Russian identity and that this, combined with his authoritarian and great power chauvinist approach, is exacerbating ethnic identities of Russians and non-Russians […]