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«Ельцин Центр» в Екатеринбурге: проблема коммеморативных практик в современной России

С. 202-206.
Скиперских А. В.

In this article author talks about the difficulties on the way meets the politics of memory in contemporary Russia. The lack of consensus in society about the important historical events is a big problem, a negative impact on attempts to form a national identity. It recognizes and power itself, is not ready to formulate a more or less logical and compelling narrative at this point in time. This is fully confirmed by the example of "Yeltsin Center" in Ekaterinburg. Ambiguous attitude to the reign of Boris Yeltsin, however, does not stop the Russian government, is carrying out the practice of political legitimation, using the symbolic legacy of the 1990s.