‘The reshaping of Russian masculinity in wartime: a vicious cycle of violence’ – article by Mélina Magdelénat

Since 24 February 2022, wartime Russia has seen a reshaping of the hierarchy of masculinities. Bankers and service workers are out, soldiers and criminals are in. The rehabilitation of marginalised and violent masculinities as newly central to the state’s survival has consequences for the Russian army’s behaviour — particularly its systematic use of sexual violence — on the frontlines, in occupied Ukraine, and in Russian society.

This article in Lossi 36 by REES MPhil student Mélina Magdelénat can be accessed here

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