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Putin’s Use of Russian History

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  • UserProfessor Orlando Figes (Birkbeck, University of London) World_link
  • ClockTuesday 19 October 2021, 18:00-19:00
  • HouseOnline via zoom.

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Dr Stephen Wilford.

‘Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past’, George Orwell wrote in Nineteen Eighty-Four. The maxim is more true for Putin’s Russia than for any other country in the world. This talk will explore how Putin’s mythic reading of Russian history has informed his ruling ideology.

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