Understanding the “New Wave” of Russian Nationalism
Igor Torbakov, PhD
October 2011 – September 2014
The project’s objective is to explore how the nationalist “New Wave” critiques the Russian nationalist tradition – not least the relationship between Russian nationalism and the Russian state – and to analyze nationalists’ views on how Russian nationalism should be reinvigorated so that it can become a truly influential popular movement.
Key words: Russia, nationalism, national identity, political contestation