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Divided They Fall: Social Atomization in Putin’s Russia

The marginalization of NGOs and political groups is a feature of many authoritarian regimes. In Russia, this is compounded by atomized social bonds and civil society dysfunction even absent government interference. Drawing on her research within Russian communities, Anna Arutunyan looked at how these patterns of interaction impact agency and politics in modern civil society.

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Mar. 16, 2016
10:00am – 11:00am

Location

6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Divided They Fall: Social Atomization in Putin’s Russia

The marginalization of NGOs and political groups is a feature of many authoritarian regimes. In Russia, this is compounded by atomized social bonds and civil society dysfunction even absent government interference. Drawing on her research within Russian communities, Anna Arutunyan looked at how these patterns of interaction impact agency and politics in modern civil society.

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Anna Arutunyan

Anna Arutunyan

Moscow-based journalist and writer
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Kennan Institute

The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American expertise and knowledge of Russia, Ukraine, and the region. Through its residential fellowship programs, public lectures, workshops, and publications, the Institute strives to attract, publicize, and integrate new research into the policy community.  Read more

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