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Making Sense of Nashi's Political Style: The Bronze Soldier and the Counter-Orange Community

  title={Making Sense of Nashi's Political Style: The Bronze Soldier and the Counter-Orange Community},
  author={Jussi Pekka Lassila},
  • J. Lassila
  • Published 22 June 2011
  • Sociology
  • Demokratizatsiya
Ukraine's Orange Revolution of 2004 was probably the most effective color revolution for Russia in terms of political mobilization.1 These effects have largely appeared as a counter-"revolution," with visible manifestations of regime authoritarianism and anti-democratic practices, especially during Vladimir Putin's second term as president. The youth movement Nashi ("Ours"), which was established in early 2005, has become one of the best-known realizations of such practices. The movement's pro… Expand

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