Radicalization of Russians in Ukraine: from ‘accidental’ diaspora to rebel movement

@article{Loshkariov2016RadicalizationOR,
  title={Radicalization of Russians in Ukraine: from ‘accidental’ diaspora to rebel movement},
  author={Ivan D. Loshkariov and Andrey Sushentsov},
  journal={Southeast European and Black Sea Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={16},
  pages={71 - 90}
}
Abstract The article examines different types of macropolitical identities in Ukraine and their interaction in establishing political order in the country. The authors argue that political institutional design was unfavourable to the Russian diaspora in eastern and southern regions. It hindered stable development of post-Soviet identity between Russians in the country. But during the Euromaidan protests, the Russians reacted to unpleasant political situation by exploring who they were and what… 

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