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RUSSIA: Sowing Nationalist Grapes of Wrath

by Victor Parfenov and Marina Sergeeva Social conflicts have reached new heights in Russia during the last several months. The country was swept by a wave of railway blockades, hunger strikes, and student unrest. The reasons for this eruption were mostly economic, although describing chronically unpaid salaries as a purely economic factor would be a […]