Carolina de Stefano

Visiting researcher at the University of Warsaw and HSE-Moscow. PhD candidate at the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa. Works on Post-Soviet Russian politics and institutions.

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The anti-corruption rallies that were organized all over Russia last 26 March open a new, uncertain phase in Russian politics. In 2011-2012, protests were pro-democracy, pro-Western and mobilizing mainly the liberal political opposition in Moscow and St. Petersburg. This time the protesters were younger, poorer, and much more spread geographically. Moreover, people were marching not so much for more democracy, but above all for »

Warbling security