Mykhaylo Savva: “Modern technologies of influence on public opinion, actually, make it possible to take a person “from nowhere” and create a leader”

Interview with the Chairman of the Board of the Expert Group “SOVA”   — Recently, at one of the round tables at the Center for Russian Studies, in your report “From Simulative Democracy to Neo-Totalitarianism” you pointed out 17 features of a modern authoritarian regime. Is this from the experience of modern Russia or did you mean historical events in a broader, world-wide context? — The features I mentioned are the result of research by many scientists from different countries. The fact that authoritarian regimes are characteristic not only for our time, they were in the historical past, and probably and unfortunately, will be in the future too. Their characteristics have been traced at all stages of historical…

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Halyna Yarova: “Contemporaries, Who Are Creating Today’s Policy of the State, Seem Not to Understand Their Mission”

Interview with the Director of the Hetmanship Museum   — The activity of the Hetmanship Museum headed by you can be considered unique to Ukraine because you are paying attention to the prominent Ukrainian leaders who, in different years of the Ukrainian history, dreaming about our statehood, restored and sought to consolidate it for the sake of our people, our Ukrainian nation. I hope the time will come when this museum will have expositions dedicated to the activity of our modern Presidents. And at the same time I am asking you to kindly share your own attitude to them in answering my questions about important historical events, taking into consideration the work done…

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