Title: Historical Memory and National Identity in the Post-truth Era in Russian Federation

(Historical Memory and National Identity in the Post-truth Era in Russian Federation)

Abstract: This article deals with the perception of historical memory and national identity in the era of posterity, as well as their impact on the formation of Russian national unity; determines the role of the latter in the emergence of a new identity of the Russian nation. The initial methodological position for this study is the idea that, even in post-truth conditions, historical memory and national identity retain their true value. The authors use polls of the Russian Public Opinion Research Center. The survey method is a telephone interview. According to the polls, 92% believe that it is important to know the history of Russia, while at the same time, only 42% know it well. The results of the study can be used in various state programs, which are based on historical memory and aimed at the development of Russian national identity.

Author: TOKAREVA, Elena

DOI: 10.17846/SHN.2021.25.2.533-547

Publication order reference:

Department of National History, Moscow City University, 26 Baku Commissars street, 119 571 Moscow,  Russian Federation, mail: tokareva1ele@rambler.ru ; tokarev-elena@yandex.ru

Source: Studia Historica Nitriensia, year: 2021, vol.: 25, number: 2, pages: 533-547

Keywords: Discourse; Historical Memory; National Identity; Identity; Narrative; Virtuality;

Language: English