The humiliating defeat in Chechnya, now made even more palpable by the recent elections there, has caused Russians to re-evaluate the foundation of their nation – and has split them along ideological lines. Vladimir Shlapentokh argues that the competing views of liberals, moderates, and radical nationalists will have to be reconciled into a workable vision […]

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