Putin in Beijing, minimalism and consumption… A world tour of concepts, by Brice Couturier | EUROtoday

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Brice Couturier takes a tour of the world of concepts, tackling the connection between Russia and China, the provocative essay by a younger American critic, the brand new doctrine in vogue within the United Kingdom, and even the American tutorial world.

1) How Russia permits itself to be vassaled by China

In the Fifties, China thought-about the USSR its “big brother” in communism. Even if, from the reign of Khrushchev, Mao, believing that Moscow had betrayed genuine Marxism-Leninism, launched an excommunication in opposition to the opposite homeland of communism, accused of the mortal sin of “revisionism”. But it was from Moscow that got here, with the ideology, the consultants and the cannons. The dependence was reversed. Today, the “big brother” is known as Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin…

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