Russia / Transit

Russia’s Reckoning with Katy?

Why does it matter that the Russian parliament has just declared the Katy? mass murder of 1940 to be a Stalinist crime? Seventy years on, no one doubts the responsibility of Stalin, Beria, and the Soviet NKVD for the murder of about 21,892 Polish citizens in the Katy? Forest and four other sites. Yet, according …
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Contemporary Russian Nationalism between East and West

Contemporary Russian nationalism, one of the most influential ideological and political forces in the country, consists of several trends and varieties. Still, most of them share some remarkably similar characteristics connected with the Manichaean-type of worldview. The only thing that prevents me from stating that Russian nationalism is nowadays turning away from the West is …
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