Inspiring a ‘fourth revolution’? The modern revolutionary tradition and the problems surrounding the commemoration of 1917 in 2017 in Russia

@article{Rendle2017InspiringA,
  title={Inspiring a ‘fourth revolution’? The modern revolutionary tradition and the problems surrounding the commemoration of 1917 in 2017 in Russia},
  author={M. Rendle and Anna Lively},
  journal={Historical Research},
  year={2017},
  volume={90},
  pages={230-249}
}
There has been much written about the official commemorations of 1917 in Soviet Russia, but after 1991 the revolution became a contentious event and it is unclear how the state will commemorate the centenary. It is too big to ignore, but potentially dangerous politically. After the ‘colour revolutions’ and the Arab Spring, revolution has been associated with instability, violence and terror, and is used to justify increasingly authoritarian and interventionist domestic and foreign policies… Expand
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