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Belarus’ new political nation? 2020 anti-authoritarian protests as identity building

Author: Aliaksei Kazharski

In: New Perspectives, Vol 29, No 1, 2021, pp. 69-79

Kazharski notes that the mass movement that arose to reject the rigged 2020 election had been interpreted as the creation of a new civil society or even a new political nation. His article focuses on the relevance of the symbolic politics of the movement in creating a new sense of identity.