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By Olena Nikolayenko

The political outlook of youth within the nations of the previous Soviet Union is essential to their nations’ destiny political improvement. This is particularly suitable now because the first new release with no firsthand event of communism before everything hand is drawing close maturity. in accordance with wide unique examine and together with new survey study among youngsters, this e-book examines younger people’s political outlook in nations of the previous Soviet Union; it compares and contrasts Russia, the place authoritarianism has all started to reassert itself, and Ukraine, which skilled a democratic leap forward within the aftermath of the Orange Revolution.

The publication examines questions similar to: How supportive is that this new new release of the hot political order? What photographs of the Soviet Union be successful within the minds of youth? How a lot belief does adolescence position in present political and public associations? Addressing those questions is important to knowing the level to which the present regimes can live on at the wave of public help. The publication argues that Russian teenagers are inclined to position extra belief within the incumbent president and harbour extra regrets concerning the disintegration of the Soviet Union than their friends in Ukraine; it demonstrates that teens mistrust political events and politicians, and that patriotic schooling shapes social and political values.

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