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Phantoms of the historical memory: social identity of the Russian youth

Revista Latina de Comunicación Social. 2016. No. 71. P. 592-615.
Dzyaloshinsky I. M., Pilgun M. A.

This paper analyzes the historical memory of the modern Russian youth. Objectives. The aim of this project is identification and analysis of the role of images of the past in the process of temporal identity of youth in the conditions of large-scale use Russian elites of the media to disseminate militarist-isolationist ideology. Methodology. The main techniques that were used to obtain empirical data were used mass surveys, focus group interviews and others. The survey was conducted in 12 cities that represent all federal districts of Russia (except Crimea). There were interviewed 1548 persons. Results. The images of historical events is largely semantic form the basis of national and civil identity of Russians. Discussion and Conclusion. Study of features of modern Russian youth perceptions of historical events of the twentieth century determined the specificity of the identity of modern Russian youth, to identify the factors influencing the formation of the SFA overt assessments of historical events in the history of the country, as well as a number of important ideological and educational problems within the complicated political period were violent events in Ukraine.