The following interview was conducted for Truthout with Daniel Grigor’ev, a social researcher at the Moscow-based Institute for Globalization Studies and Social Movements and graduate of Moscow State University. Among his academic duties, Grigor’ev teaches courses in social and political engagement to activists from eastern Ukraine who attend the Institute’s school of political administration.

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