Tag: Council on Inter-Ethnic Relations

Moscow Wants a Population ‘National in Form but Russian in Content’

July 8, 2014

Staunton, July 7 – In Soviet times, Moscow’s nationality policy was based on the idea that the non-Russian nations should be “national in form but Soviet in content,” a goal intended to Sovietize them by playing up common social ideas and playing down the varieties of their cultures and one that many non-Russians saw as […]