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Into Historical Limbo: The Legacy of the October Revolution in Russia
In Russia, the commemoration of the October Revolution is highly ambivalent. On the one hand, symbols of the revolutionary past are visible everywhere. On the other hand, the authorities have only
From space to Territory: Negotiating the Russo-ukrainian Border, 1919–1928
Today’s Russo-Ukrainian border is a product of territorialization processes in the early years of the Soviet state. Documents of relevant commissions in the Russian and Ukrainian State Archives (GARF
Living for a ‘Cause’ Radical Autobiographical Writing in Russia at the Beginning of the 20 th Century
The ambiguous term delo (thing, matter, act or cause) was fundamental for the th Russian radical autobiographical writers at the beginning of the 20 century. The dedication to a cause was the
Territorialising the Soviet State 1918-1936
Radicalism as Political Religion? The Case of Vera Figner
Abstract Vera Figner was a leading member of the Russian terrorist group Narodnaia Volia [People’s Will] in the late 1870s and early 1880s. In her biography one can trace what Eric Voegelin and
Living for a ‘Cause’. Radical Autobiographical Writing in Russia at the Beginning of the 20th Century
The ambiguous term delo (thing, matter, act or cause) was fundamental for the Russian radical autobiographical writers at the beginning of the 20 century. The dedication to a cause was the ‘leading