Author Archives: Dmitry Baranov

Russian December: The Layers of Protests in Russia

Notes from the Field / January 2012

Dmitry Baranov


Image acquired from the Wikipedia article on 2011 Russian protests

Dmitry Baranov


Russia witnesses a complex sociopolitical situation today. It is well-known that in 1917 the country experienced a revolution, the result of which was the overthrowing of the Czar’s power and the beginning of 70 years of the greatest experiment on creating a Utopian and ideal human society in the world’s history. It was supposed to be a society of liberated communists, …