Tag: ethnos

Could People of Mixed Nationality Determine the Fate of the Russian Federation?

November 13, 2014

Staunton, November 13 – As many as 40 million residents of the Russian Federation – almost 30 percent of the total — are people of mixed ethnicity, either because they are the offspring of ethnically mixed families or have had life experiences which have left them not with a single ethnic identity but with a […]

How a Russian Émigré in China Created the Idea of the Russian ‘Ethnos’

September 25, 2014

Staunton, September 25 – Many in Russia and the West have been struck or even confused by the tendency of Russian scholars, commentators, and activists especially since the end of the Soviet period to use the term “ethnos” to refer to a variety of communities based on primordial ties. Some have seen this as an […]