New podcast episode: How important are traditional values for Putin’s support? (NUPI, Norway)

How are traditional values related to the war in Ukraine? And what does the future look like for the Putin regime? In the last decade, Russian authorities have adopted a strongly antiliberal rhetoric with attacks on Western secularism, multiculturalism, and alleged moral decay. This rhetoric has been followed up with new laws against blasphemy and “propaganda of non-traditional sexual orientations among minors”, decriminalisation of wife battery, etc.

In this episode of The World Stage, Tora Berge Naterstad discusses findings from the project “Value-based regime legitimation in Russia” (LegitRuss) with Professor Henry Hale.

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