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About Ilya Budraitskis

Ilya Budraitskis is Moscow-based historian and political writer. He is current member of editorial board of Moscow Art Magazine, Openleft.ru and LeftEast.

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

“The Putinist majority could fast become anti-Putinist”

An interview with left activist and historian Ilya Budraitskis, on dissent, politics left and right, and the “patriotic majority” in Russia today.

Alexei Navalny's campaign: effective management or grassroots movement?

Russia’s new wave of protest poses a question for those riding it: what kind of movement are they building?

Dreams of Europe: refugees and xenophobia in Russia and Ukraine

Europe’s refugee crisis has affected Russia and Ukraine in different ways — solidifying local hatreds, local hierarchies and varying views of European identity. Русский

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