Russian Fascism: Traditions, Tendencies, Movements

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M.E. Sharpe, 2001 - History - 336 pages
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A meticulous analysis of fascism, its manifestations in Russian political and cultural history, and fascist tendencies and movements in contemporary Russia. The author devotes chapters to the many Russian political parties, movements, and organizations that have been labeled (or mislabeled) as fascist. He critically examines each in terms of program, leadership, and organizational effectiveness. Against the background of the current climate of opinion and events in Russia, he concludes with a careful attempt to weigh the prospects for a fascist outcome.
 

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Contents

Does Russia Have a Fascist Tradition?
26
Nationalists Communists Orthodox Christians and NeoPagans
48
Cossacks Skinheads and Soccer Fans
74
Zhirinovsky and the LiberalDemocratic Party of Russia
85
Barkashov and the Russian National Unity
113
The RNU Oath and Code of Honor
187
Other Fascist Organizations
221
Comparative Overview of Fascist Organizations
253
Weimar Russia?
260
Notes
267
Bibliographical Note
299
Index
327
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