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In Search of a Modern Mnemonic Narrative of Communism: Russia's Mnemopolitical Mimesis during the Medvedev Presidency

Malksoo, Maria (2015) In Search of a Modern Mnemonic Narrative of Communism: Russia's Mnemopolitical Mimesis during the Medvedev Presidency. Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society, 1 (2). pp. 317-339. ISSN 2364-5334. (KAR id:57058)

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Abstract

This article examines the politics of memory in Russia during

of the proposals for a “new historical doctrine” in Russia during this

mnemonic narrative of communism could be interpreted as an attempt

The paper engages critically the question of whether the calls for mnemonical

power to define the normative meaning of what constitutes the proper

between “mnemonical modernization” and international “normality”

on the volume of national suffering and martyrdom has not been

to establish a “new historical doctrine” about communism in contemporary

Russia.

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Uncontrolled keywords: Politics of memory, Russia, Medvedev presidency, mimesis, new historical doctrine
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HX Socialism. Communism. Utopias. Anarchism
J Political Science
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Maria Malksoo
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2016 10:02 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 17:46 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/57058 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Malksoo, Maria: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7110-2050
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