Fyodor A. Lukyanov
What should one do if he is interested in world issues, but international life is basically coming to a standstill, trying to shy away from a pandemic? To us, the answer is obvious: read Russia in Global Affairs and use the intermission to think about what is happening on planet Earth.
The problem of populism in modern Russia can be understood as follows: conceptual content is gone from public discussions. The most significant dispute we have heard about the Moscow protests is the cloying polemics between uncritical Westernism and a meaningless but pragmatic ideolo-gy of stability.
Matthew Crosston
Since populism has always, in the end, tended to be very conservative in cultural terms, both Putin and Trump are therefore tapping into populist traditions that are quite ancient, even if many American media outlets portray their efforts to be quite the opposite.
2020 January/March
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