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By Darius Staliunas

Making Russians is a necessary and insightful exam, in line with a pretty good archival beginning, of the nationalities guidelines in tsarist Russia's northwestern borderlands of Lithuania and Belarus. Making Russians explores a few of the recommendations of "Russification" that the imperial govt pursued - principally unsuccessfully - during this sector. The ebook is key analyzing for all scholars of imperial Russia. It has functions for the current to boot, whilst problems with nationwide id proceed to interact the voters of either Russia and the states of the previous Soviet Union.

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