Moscow

{Also featured on my 2nd blog, Russia Revisited} I have been converted. Having visited Moscow on several occasions when I lived in nearby Tver, I never felt particularly drawn to the city. I tried to love it, but each time I went I was let down. Face-control snobbery, expensive food, too big to properly get… Read More Moscow

The relationship between ethnic groups and the Russian State

“Мы многонациональное общество, но мы единый народ.” – Vladimir Putin. “We are a multicultural country, but a single nation.” Russia has more territory than any other country in the world. Around 142 million people live in the vast nation, a population of which 80% are ethnically Russian. However, Russia remains a diverse and multi-ethnic country in… Read More The relationship between ethnic groups and the Russian State