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LOREN GRAHAM
THE RUSSIAN DEBATE OVER MODERNISATION


22 2010
Whether directly or not, Russian society in the midst of a debate over modernisation, which is approaching a new possible dispute with respect to this issue. The core of this dispute is the question as to which version of modernisation is preferable under modern Russian conditions: a ‘local’ version, which grasps only some parts of the territory of the Russian Federation, or one that is actually nationwide in scope?