Suchergebnisse für 'soviet'
The Post-Soviet Cossack Revival and Ukraine’s National Security
Nationalism, national identity, and ethnicity are complex social phenomena worldwide and especially so in post-Soviet Ukraine. This monograph explores the causes and conditions of post-communist nationalist...
Russian Foreign Policy Towards the “Near Abroad”
This special section deals with Russia’s post-Maidan foreign policy towards the so-called “near abroad,” or the former Soviet states. This...
David Satter arrived in the Soviet Union in June, 1976 as the correspondent of the Financial Times of London and entered a country that was a giant theater of the absurd. After 1982, he was banned from...
Mykhailo Minakov, Alexander Etkind
Political Doctrines, Discourses, and Debates in Post-Soviet Societies
The recent history of post-Soviet societies is often described in terms of the transition metaphor. Images of movement as well as changing places and situations were foundational for the social conceptualization...
Julie Fedor, Andrey Makarychev, Andreas Umland, Gergana Dimova, Eleonora Narvselius
Remembering Diversity in East-Central European Cityscapes
Based on up-to-date field material, this issue focuses on the palimpsest-like environments of East-Central European borderland cities. The present...
Julie Fedor, Andrey Makarychev, Andreas Umland
Russia’s Annexation of Crimea I
Guest Editors: Gergana Dimova and Andreas Umland
Legal Loopholes and Judicial Debates: Essays on Russia’s 2014 Annexation of Crimea...
Sanna Turoma, Kaarina Aitamurto, Slobodanka Vladiv-Glover
Essays on Post-Soviet Society and the State
The 2010s saw an introduction of legislative acts about religion, sexuality, and culture in Russia, which caused an uproar of protests. They politicized areas of life commonly perceived as private and...
Li Bennich-Björkman, Sergiy Kurbatov
This captivating volume brings together case studies drawn from four post-Soviet states—Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova. The collected papers illustrate how the events that started in 1985 and...
Olga R. Gulina
Border Regimes, Policy Choices, Visa Agendas
Over the last three decades, migration management in the newly independent states which emerged from the ruins of the USSR in 1991 has become a tool for staking out zones of influence, a winning slogan...
Kaja Gadowska, Peter H. Solomon, Jr.
Progress, Reversions, Explanations
Reformers had high hopes that the end of communism in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union would lead to significant improvements in legal institutions and the role of law in public administration....