Kristiina Silvan is a doctoral student at the Department of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki. Her research analyses the changes and continuities in the sphere of government-organised youth organisations in post-communist Russia and Belarus.
Published in: oDRA Cold War youth festival ages well, but leaves too much unsaid
This year, Russia hosted the World Festival of Youth and Students — with a mix of Cold War slogans and modern realpolitik.
Published in: oDRThe seductive power of Seliger
Every year the Seliger All-Russia Youth Forum brings together tens of thousands of engaged young Russians for a week...