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Culture Wars

Author: Maria Antonova


Jan/Feb 2015
Social Issues
Page 16   ( 2 pages)


Summary: Moscow is purging theaters, clubs and a media outlet that was at the forefront of covering protest actions.


Extract:

After years of tolerating certain trendy and broad-minded institutions popular with the city’s growing middle class, Moscow is purging theaters, clubs, and a media outlet that was at the forefront of covering protest rallies prior to Vladimir Putin’s re-election to a third term. Actions against these institutions have been seen by some as part of an ongoing campaign to promote what the government considers an “acceptable” and “supportive” cultural atmosphere.

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