Hegemonic representations of the past and digital agency: Giving meaning to “The Soviet Story” on social networking sites

  title={Hegemonic representations of the past and digital agency: Giving meaning to “The Soviet Story” on social networking sites},
  author={Mārtiņ{\vs} Kaprāns},
  journal={Memory Studies},
  pages={156 - 172}
In 2008, Edvīns Šnore, the Latvian film director, released a shocking and provocative documentary, “The Soviet Story,” which explored some terrible episodes from the Soviet past as well as the collaboration between the Soviet and Nazi regimes. Scholars have argued that The Soviet Story is an effective Latvian response to Russian propaganda, but it also exemplifies the broader problems of post-communist memory politics. This article takes a step further in the discussion of The Soviet Story. It… Expand

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