Post-Soviet Diaspora Politics: The Case of the Soviet Greeks

  title={Post-Soviet Diaspora Politics: The Case of the Soviet Greeks},
  author={Eftihia Voutira},
  journal={Journal of Modern Greek Studies},
  pages={379 - 414}
  • E. Voutira
  • Published 19 October 2006
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Modern Greek Studies
This paper focuses on the emergence of a new, post-Soviet, diaspora: the Greeks of the former Soviet Union (FSU). Although Greeks belong to classical or historical diasporas, their Soviet presence has only recently been formally acknowledged and their diaspora status has of late been recognized by their historical homeland (Greece). The analysis focuses on the politicization of post-Soviet Greek identities after 1991, and on the diaspora's progressive mobilization into corporate groups. Like… 

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