Will Partlett

I am a lawyer with a master's and doctorate in Russian studies from Oxford University. My published research explores early Soviet educational history, comparative revolution, and constitutional theory. See http://works.bepress.com/william_partlett/. I also blog on contemporary Russian politics and culture at putinwatcher.blogspot.com.

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Latest posts by Will Partlett

Ukraine: The Untold Story of the Victory Day Clashes in Lvov

Russian television footage this week showed hooded young Ukrainians attacking World War II veterans, giving Nazi salutes, and chanting nationalist slogans. As they ripped St. George ribbons from people's shirts, it seemed that Ukrainian youth had forgotten the terrible sacrifices made by the Soviet Union to defeat Germany. Will Partlett reports on what the Russian press is not saying about the May 9 clashes in Lvov, Ukraine.