Tag: Liberalism

Civic Russian Nationalism Being Promoted to Keep Ethnic Russians Down, Prosvirnin Says

April 14, 2014

Staunton, April 13 – Non-ethnic or civic Russian [rossiisky] nationalism isn’t nationalism at all but rather is a means to hold back genuine ethnic Russian [russky] nationalism and to keep it under the control of an authoritarian and pre-modern political system, according to the editor of Sputnik i Pogrom. In an article entitled Ethnic Russians […]

Economic and Political Weakness, Not ‘Imperial Syndrome,’ Behind Putin’s Plans, Rogov Says

April 2, 2014

Staunton, April 2 – Vladimir Putin is driven less by the “imperial syndrome” some are pointing to than by his own sense of the weakness as a result of his continuing reliance on the export of natural resources and his opposition to “the internal West” which wants Russia to modernize, according to Kirill Rogov. As […]