Women’s Activism in Contemporary Russia Summary

The Soviet Union claimed to leave behind the bourgeois notions of patriarchy and the subjugation of women, declaring the genders equal in all endeavors.  My interview with Olga Lipovskaya challenges these assertions and portrays her as a symbol for a more radical form of feminism that never came to fruition in contemporary Russia.  Here was [...]

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Jacob Lassin is a student at the College of William & Mary. This blog is not an official State Department website and the opinions expressed are those of the author and not of the State Department, American Councils or the Critical Language Scholarship program.
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