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Russia: Caucasus Stereotypes in Film

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Eastern & Central Europe, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia, Arts & Culture, Ethnicity & Race, Film, International Relations, Politics

Global Chaos comments on a recent video report by Radio Free Europe examining changing stereotypes of the Caucasus in Russian cinema [1]. The blog asks whether the caricatures often adopted for public diplomacy purposes are counterproductive or not.