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Patriotic Mobilisation in Russia

The Kremlin is fostering a culture of military-tinged patriotism, partly to rally support for armed interventions abroad.

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The sentiment springs from pride in Russia’s past as a global power and desire to reclaim that status.

Its possible co-optation by far-right nationalists, however, should worry Moscow.

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ICG new logo 3c LLLLIn recent years, the Kremlin has pursued a policy of patriotic mobilisation – encouraging national pride, commemorating past military victories and promoting a vision of Russia as a reborn global power.

While hardly unique to Russia, this project is notable for its scale and…

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