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Posted inEastern Europe & RussiaRegions

Russia’s Lumpen Intellectuals

Who is a member of the Russian intelligentsia these days? by Vladimir Shlapentokh First things first. The title of Masha Gessen’s book, Dead Again: The Russian Intelligentsia After Communismi>, is simply impossible and incorrect. The Russian intelligentsia, as a special stratum of society, disappeared after the anti-communist revolution. Any event that involved the Russian intelligentsia […]