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Mark Lipovetsky on Using Balabanov’s “Brother 2” as Justification for War in Ukraine
July 18, 2022

Mark Lipovetsky (Professor, Slavic Languages) writes about Balabanov’s well-known film “Brat 2” (Brother 2) as a political melodrama, which 20 years later is viewed as justification for the war in Ukraine. Read Lipovetsky’s essay in RussiaPost (July 11, 2022).

In related news, Lipovetsky is interviewed by Mark Feigin about the phenomenon of “rashizm” (ruscism). In Russian.