Tag: eschatology

Sources of Russia’s ‘Eternal Return’ to Past Patterns Examined by Moscow Sociologists

April 7, 2014

Staunton, April 6 – Ten days ago, the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences hosted a symposium on “Russia’s Paths: The New Old Order – an Eternal Return,” a subject this institution has examined before but one that, according to a report published at the end of last week, has acquired new importance. The […]

Putin has Re-Awakened Russian Messianism, Pastukhov Says

March 26, 2014

Staunton, March 26 – By his annexation of Crimea, Vladimir Putin has re-awakened the imperial dimension of Russian messianism, a force that has been contained since 1991 but that now will lead to ever-broader conflicts that will lead either to a Russian victory over all its supposed enemies or the collapse of Russia, Vladimir Pastukhov […]