The Image of Russia on the Western Screen: The Present Stage (1992-2013)

European Researcher, Vol. (47), № 4-3, 2013

14 Pages Posted: 30 Jun 2015

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Alexander Fedorov

Rostov State Univesity of Econimics; Taganrog State Pedagogical Institute

Date Written: June 30, 2015


This article included the analysis of evolution Russian image representation on the Western (USA, UK, Germany, Canada, France, Italy) screen – of the period of post-communist modern times (1992-2013): ideological and social trends, myths, stereotypes, illusions, classification of the contents’ models and modifications of genres. The main conclusion: the image of Russia in the majority of the Western fiction films of 1992-2013 is still treated as an image of something, “alien”, “different”, often hostile.

Keywords: cold war; Western films; screen; image of Russia; USA; ideology; media studies; film studies; spy; enemy

Suggested Citation

Fedorov, Alexander, The Image of Russia on the Western Screen: The Present Stage (1992-2013) (June 30, 2015). European Researcher, Vol. (47), № 4-3, 2013. Available at SSRN: or

Alexander Fedorov (Contact Author)

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