Aleksandr Dugin's Neo‐Eurasianism: The New Right à la Russe1

@article{Shekhovtsov2009AleksandrDN,
  title={Aleksandr Dugin's Neo‐Eurasianism: The New Right {\`a} la Russe1},
  author={Anton Shekhovtsov},
  journal={Religion Compass},
  year={2009},
  volume={3},
  pages={697-716}
}
Russian political thinker and, by his own words, geopolitician, Aleksandr Dugin, represents a comparatively new trend in the radical Russian nationalist thought. In the course of the 1990s, he introduced his own doctrine that was called Neo-Eurasianism. Despite the supposed reference to the interwar political movement of Eurasianists, Dugin's Neo-Eurasian nationalism was rooted in the political and cultural philosophy of the European New Right. Neo-Eurasianism is based on a quasi-geopolitical… 

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