The growing and increasingly politically active Russian Muslims of diverse ethnic backgrounds provide various political models for their relationship with Russians. Some still accept Eurasianism but assume that it is Muslims not Orthodox Russians who should be the “older brothers” in the alliance or, in any case, that the very notion of older and younger brother should be put to an end. The others want complete separation from Russia or at least the minimization of their relationship with it. Finally, others believe in the Islamization of Russia. The models provide a glance at the possible scenarios for Russia’s future.
Research Article| March 01 2008
Islam and Orthodox Russia: From Eurasianism to Islamism
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2008) 41 (1): 27–46.
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Dmitry Shlapentokh; Islam and Orthodox Russia: From Eurasianism to Islamism. Communist and Post-Communist Studies 1 March 2008; 41 (1): 27–46. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2008.01.002
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