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Can Russia's Gen Z make a real change? | The Stream

Russia's Gen Z has only known life under Vladimir Putin - they have grown up with his increasingly anti-Western, patriarchal and patriotic narratives. Polling shows that young Russians are currently ...the group most critical of Putin's rule and the most dissatisfied with Russia's political system. As dissent grows on social media, research also shows that most of Russia's Gen Z is apolitical.

With the upcoming presidential election seemingly predetermined and the opposition sidelined, what drives the activism of young Russians? Most importantly, how does the death of prominent opposition figure Alexey Navalny resonate with the generation he profoundly influenced?

Presenter: Anelise Borges

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