Tag: ethnoses

An Ethnic Russian Nation Does Not Exist, Russian Nationalist Says

November 17, 2014

Staunton, November 17 – Russian nationalists have long insisted that a supra-national non-ethnic Russian identity not only doesn’t exist but undermines Russian identity, but now one of their most prominent theorists is arguing the unthinkable. According to Pavel Svyatenkov, an ethnic Russian nation does not now exist while a Ukrainian nation very much does. Svyatenkov […]

Russians Need a History of the Russian People and Not Just of the Russian State, Butakov Says

October 24, 2014

Staunton, October 22 – From the oldest manuscripts to the latest textbooks, “the entire history of Russia has been invariably presented as the history of the state” rather than the history of the people, a situation that has kept Russians from viewing themselves as a nation apart of the state and thus retarded national development, […]