The polls show it is becoming more widespread. It is prevalent among the young, the affluent, the educated -- and the otherwise liberal. And a series of dramatic incidents show it is becoming more violent, more intense, and more manifest.
Rising nationalism and xenophobia are increasingly driving the political dynamic
In the latest Power Vertical Podcast, we discuss the roots and consequences of Russia's nationalist wave.
Joining me are co-host Mark Galeotti, a professor at NYU, an expert on Russia's Security Services, and author of the blog "In Moscow's Shadows"
and guests Sean Guillory of the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Russian and Eastern European Studies and author of "Sean's Russia Blog,"
and Kevin Rothrock, project editor for RuNet Echo at Global Voices
and author of the blog "A Good Treaty."
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