Muscovy and Its Mythologies: Pre-Petrine History in the Past Decade

@article{Levin2011MuscovyAI,
  title={Muscovy and Its Mythologies: Pre-Petrine History in the Past Decade},
  author={Eve Levin},
  journal={Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History},
  year={2011},
  volume={12},
  pages={773 - 788}
}
  • E. Levin
  • Published 22 September 2011
  • Art
  • Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History
In their search for an "authentic" Russian identity that is not beholden to communism or to the "West," the leaders in Moscow have settled upon--the 17th century. The holiday of the Great October Socialist Revolution on 7 November has been replaced by the Day of National Unity on 4 November, commemorating the date in 1612 when the Polish army was expelled from Moscow. "Vladimir Putin and his handlers," the modern Russian historian Elizabeth Wood has written, "have gone to surprising lengths to… 

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