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LIGNET: Russian Pride on the Rise as Putin Cooks Up a Crisis in Crimea

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Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 06:04 PM

Russians have glowed with national pride since the successful Sochi Olympic Games, despite constant political repression, low living standards and systemic corruption. Now, President Vladimir Putin’s unapologetic advance into Crimea has turned into a new opportunity to advance Russian nationalism.


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Russians have glowed with national pride since the successful Sochi Olympic Games, despite constant political repression, low living standards and systemic corruption. Now, President Vladimir Putin’s unapologetic advance into Crimea has turned into a new opportunity to advance Russian nationalism.
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