Archive for Russian nationalism

Street: on the Yalta declaration

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on July 23, 2014 by Adrian J Ivakhiv

In “A Popular Front for Russian Nationalism,” Dale Street of the British socialist Workers Liberty web site provides a thorough analysis (and deconstruction) of the so-called Yalta Declaration. It includes a detailed assessment of who the Ukrainians, Russians, and westerners were who attended the Crimean conference that resulted in this (one-sided) statement.

Foreign Affairs on Dugin & Putin

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on April 3, 2014 by Adrian J Ivakhiv

Articles posted on this blog have refererred repeatedly to Eurasianist ideologue and “conservative revolutionary” Aleksandr Dugin and his connection to Vladimir Putin’s expansionist strategy in Crimea. This article in the Council on Foreign Relations’ journal Foreign Affairs puts the Putin-Dugin relationship into some historical and political context.

While the article doesn’t discuss this in any detail, the Dugin-led Eurasianist Youth Movement has been influential in fueling opposition to Ukraine’s interim government in areas of southern and eastern Ukraine. Read more »

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