Russophobia as cultural racism

Discussion in 'The Media and Russia' started by José Moreira, Feb 9, 2014.

  1. José Moreira

    José Moreira High Commissar Staff Member

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    I have recently discovered the Russia Universe blog (http://russianuniverse.org/) by Sergey A. Armeyskov. A January post titled "Russophobia: The Discreet Charm of Cultural Racism & the Legacy of Hate" tries to define russophobia as cultural racism:

    I recommend this post to all of you and hope part II comes out soon, but please read the whole blog, especially this post about klyukvification:

    Representation of Russia(ns) in Western Popular Culture: Klyukvification and Russian Character Types.
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    Thanks for pointing this one out. Very thoughtful and thought-provoking.

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