The Monkey Cage: nationalism

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 03/19/2014

Vladimir Putin: Ethnic Russian Nationalist

In his speech on Tuesday, Putin switched adjectives from “Rossisskii” to “Russkii.”Here’s why that’s important.

By Kimberly Marten  |  12:36 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nationalism, Russia, Ukraine

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/03/2014

How Russian nationalism explains—and does not explain— the Crimean crisis

Nationalism has been often invoked to explain Russia’s actions in the ongoing Crimean crisis. Could it also be part of a solution for de-escalating that crisis?

By Paul Goode  |  11:30 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, nationalism, Ukraine