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The Civility of Oppression

The Civility of Oppression

Civil Society and Soft Depoliticization in Contemporary Russia

In Putin's Russia, the use of the category of "civil society" by those in power appears to be a tool for depoliticizing the relations between society and government and transferring the missions of general interest to non-profit actors. This dual use reinforces the emergence of new forms of governance in this authoritarian state.