The Shining Star of Post-Soviet Nationalism Looms Over Russia & its People

Written by Louis Rawlinson Back in June of 2019 I traversed from West to East on the eclectic Trans-Siberian railway. The buildings of St Petersburg suggested a Parisian city with a Roman soul. It was in Moscow however, the spiritual and political heart of Muscovite civilisation, where I experienced a city undergoing its own national renaissance. With a President intent on […]


The Fasces: Identity as Symbolic Construction

In this podcast, Marion Gabriel explores the power of symbols in redefining history through means of omnipresence. She investigates the fasces as a poignant example of emblems’ role in constructing a national soul and character. Featured Imagery: Wikipedia.