18 Dec

Stephen Hutchings commented on the broader political and social context of the controversial TV series "Slovo Patsana: Krov na Asfalte [The Boy's Word: Blood on the Asphalt]" for BBC Russian Service. The crime drama series, released at the end of 2023, gained wide popularity in Russian and other post-Soviet countries. It focuses on the juvenile street gang activity in Kazan, the so-called Kazan phenomenon. The release of the series provoked a wide public debate. BBC article is available in Russian here:

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