Tsumarova E. Symbols in Russia identity politics // Studia Humanitatis Borealis. 2015. Vol. 4. № 1. P. 43‒49.

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Symbols in Russia identity politics

Department of World History,
Political Science and International Relations, Institute of History, Political and Social Sciences,
Petrozavodsk State University,
Petrozavodsk, Russia, tsumarova@gmail.com
Ключевые слова:
Identity politics
identity of Russian nation
state symbols
Аннотация: This article analyzes the process of prestige construction in post-Soviet Russia. Particular attention is paid to the broadcasting notions of a common origin and political destiny, symbols and achievements. Presidential Addresses to the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and transcripts of the meetings of the State Duma, discussions on the draft laws on state symbols held in 1998 and 2000 were analyzed. The main attention was paid to designing of concepts of a "golden age" and cultivating symbols and specific features of the Russian nation.

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