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Boris Kagarlitsky

Boris Kagarlitsky is a Russian historian and sociologist. He is Director of the Institute of Globalization and Social Movements (IGSO) in Moscow, co-ordinator of the TNI Global Crisis project and editor in chief of Levaya Politika (Left Politics) quarterly in Moscow and the online magazine His books include Empire of the Periphery: Russia and the World System (2008) and The Revolt of the Middle Class (2006). Official site: