Tag: serfdom

Russia and Russian Nation Owe Their Existence to the Mongols, Kalmyk Émigré Eurasianist Argued

April 8, 2015

Staunton, April 7 — Eurasianism by definition is diverse because it argues that Russia to one degree or another has roots in both Europe and Asia, with some of its advocates stressing one and others the other. But few ever went as far in stressing the Asian nature of Russia as Erendzhen Khara-Davan whose ideas […]

Like Lenin, Putin Wants to Re-Impose ‘an Unhappy Past’ on Russia, Portnikov Says

October 6, 2014

Staunton, October 3 – H.G. Wells like many Westerners misunderstood Lenin: He and they thought he was either a dreamer or an idiot but remained convinced that he wanted to build a new future for Russia. And in a similar way, many Westerners today are misunderstanding Putin and think he is all about building a […]