Die Satten und der Pöbel. Traditionen der russischen Intelligencija und das Scheitern der Protestbewegung 2011/2012.

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Russia's protest movement is responsible for its own failure. The leading representatives of the demonstrations against the regime presented the protest as a question of style and self-realisation, and entirely in the tradition of the Russian intelligentsia, they pitted "culture" against the "state". For them, the demand for pluralism, transparency and fair elections was a question of good taste, which everyone who wanted to be "European", "civilised", "creative", "modern", "urban"-in other words: "normal"-simply had to have. While they claimed to be speaking on behalf of the people, they implicitly set themselves apart from precisely those same people. For them, the people is a grey mass, a rabble, and they ignored their social hardships. While the Russian intelligentsia once made attempts to get closer to the people, today, it is disgusted by them. This made life very easy for the regime's propaganda, which discredited the entire movement as a small group of "sated and successful individuals", while at the
Язык оригиналанемецкий
Страницы (с-по)33-45
ЖурналOsteuropa: Zeitschrift fuer Gegenwartsfragen des Ostens
Номер выпуска1-2
СостояниеОпубликовано - 2019
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