The emancipation of citizens: ’new urban activism’ in St.-Petersburg
Lilia Voronkova, Oleg Pachenkov
in Urban Activism in Eastern Europe and Eurasia
ed. by Tsypylma Darieva / Carola S. Neugebauer
Grassroots activities connected to urban development have grown in the last decade in big Russian cities. A new urban activism, as we call it, has emerged. Based on both – research and insider experiences as consultants for activist groups – we will describe the new mode of urban activism for the case of St. Petersburg.