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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....
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...
Sofiya An, Tatiana Chubarova, Bob Deacon, Paul Stubbs
Agency and Institutions in Flux
This book takes stock of the diverse and divergent welfare trajectories of post-socialist countries across Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union. It traces the impacts,...
A Chronicle and Analysis of the Revolution of Dignity
In early 2014, sparked by an assault by their government on peaceful students, Ukrainians rose up against a deeply corrupt, Moscow-backed regime. Initially demonstrating under the banner of EU integration,...
Continuity and Change in a Post-Communist Country’s Evolution of National Interests and Security Policies
Analysis of strategic culture facilitates a comprehensive understanding of a nation’s security identity and patterns of policy conduct. Though strategic culture changes over time, why and how these mutations...
Slavomir Michalek, Michal Stefansky
The Cold War and Its Influence on Czechoslovakia (1945–1968)
Czechoslovakia played an important role within the Soviet bloc, yet its history remains under-researched. This monograph blends historical analysis of the superpowers’ foreign policies with an assessment...
Andrei Rogatchevski, Yngvar B. Steinholt , Arve Hansen, David-Emil Wickström
Popular Music and Recent Russia-Ukraine Relations
This multi-authored monograph consists of the sections: “Pop Rock, Ethno-Chaos, Battle Drums, and a Requiem: The Sounds of the Ukrainian Revolution”, “The Euromaidan’s Aftermath and the Genre of...
Thomas D. Grant
Essays on Ukraine, Intervention, and Non-Proliferation
This volume deals with legal issues concerning Russia’s annexation of Crimea and intervention in the Donbas, so-called ‘frozen conflicts’ and ‘hybrid warfare,’ the use of courts and tribunals...