Emotion and Blame in Collective Action: Russian Voice in Kyrgyzstan and Latvia

  title={Emotion and Blame in Collective Action: Russian Voice in Kyrgyzstan and Latvia},
  author={Michele E. Commercio},
  journal={Political Science Quarterly},
The most obvious macrooutcome of the collapse of the Soviet Union is the end of the ‘Soviet Man.’... Everywhere, nationalism and nationalist conflicts have grown more intense, as Abkhazis, Chechens, Tatars, and other minorities within newly independent states struggle for their own independence. The Russians living outside the territory of the Russian Republic are now ethnic minorities in foreign countries, with all the tension that entails. 

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