How do you solve a problem like…. Russia?

June 1, 2011

So basically it boils down to this: On the one hand we should see Russia as part of larger European and international context; abolish the divisions into first, second and third worlds; and eschew explanations arguing for “Russian exceptionality”. On the other hand, we are to avoid European/American Centric interpretation and see things as they [...]

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