TITLE

A Divided Nation? Reconsidering the Role of Identity Politics in the Ukraine Crisis

AUTHOR(S)
Zhurzhenko, Tatiana
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Die Friedens-Warte;2014, Vol. 89 Issue 1/2, p249
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article addresses the role of identity politics in the current Ukrainian crisis. It shows how Ukraine's divided political elite has used identity politics as a tool for mass mobilization, and how Russia has profited from the "war of identities" in its efforts to prevent the country's orientation towards Europe. The article also outlines the main shifts in collective identities after Maidan and the annexation of Crimea and the dilemmas of new identity politics.
ACCESSION #
100260826

 

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