Conspiracy Narratives in Russian Politics: From Stalin to Putin
18 Pages Posted: 7 Nov 2016
Date Written: November 4, 2016
The belief in the Homeric gods whose conspiracies were responsible for the vicissitudes of the Trojan War is gone. But the place of the gods on Homer's Olympus is now taken by the Learned Elders of Zion, or by the monopolists, or the capitalists, or the imperialists.
Keywords: Conspiracy theories, Soviet Political Culture, post-Soviet Political Culture, Putin, Stalin
JEL Classification: P30, P39, N44
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