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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2021) 54 (1-2): 66–82.
Published: 01 June 2021
... voters to cast a greater number of votes than it otherwise would have been. Email: ggolosov@gmail.com © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 electoral systems multimember plurality local elections electoral authoritarianism Russia The recent spread of interest...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2021) 54 (1-2): 176–195.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Anna Zotééva; Martin Kragh In recent years, leading members of Russia’s Constitutional Court have adapted the concept of constitutional identity to the Russian legal context, to explain and legitimize the country’s authoritarian turn under President Vladimir Putin. This development reflects...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2021) 54 (1-2): 156–175.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Rachel Mohr; Kate Pride Brown This study examines memory of the Soviet Union and political opinions in modern Russia through qualitative, semi-structured interviews across generations in two Russian cities. The study aims to explore the differences in memory and meaning of the Soviet Union across...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2020) 53 (4): 155–176.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Cheng Chen Under Putin and Xi, the post-communist authoritarian regimes in Russia and China had both initiated anti-corruption programs that exhibited some parallels but were also profoundly different. Through a contextualized comparison, and drawing on Russian and Chinese sources, this article...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2020) 53 (3): 88–106.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Taras Kuzio This is the first comparative article to investigate commonalities in Ukrainian and Irish history, identity, and politics. The article analyzes the broader Ukrainian and Irish experience with Russia/Soviet Union in the first and Britain in the second instance, as well as the regional...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2020) 53 (2): 153–176.
Published: 01 June 2020
... of nations—for example, the United States, Japan, South Korea, and America's other allies in contrast to North Korea, China, Russia, as well as some other countries—that are still experiencing the political and historical aftershocks of the Cold War. However, this should not be so. Many years ago...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2020) 53 (1): 13–26.
Published: 01 March 2020
... the current state of political reality, this one deals with the future. totalitarianism political gnosis Russia Putin © 2020 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2020) 53 (1): 100–116.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Igor Logvinenko This article evaluates the role of the authoritarian welfare state (AWS) in upholding regime stability in Vladimir Putin's Russia. The AWS has contributed to sociopolitical stability over the past 20 years by (1) maintaining frequent interactions between the state and the population...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2019) 52 (3): 197–207.
Published: 26 July 2019
... elites, it argues that this discrepancy took shape before the revolutionary takeover and resulted from the differentiated intensities of warfare across Russia and China. In China, the numerous civil wars and military defeats, radicalized the old military structure and boosted societal militarization...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2019) 52 (3): 283–295.
Published: 26 July 2019
...Marina Kingsbury This paper builds on scholarship of welfare chauvinism in Europe to present evidence of the relationship between xenophobia and family leave policies in contemporary Russia. I argue that popular anti-immigrant moods pressure government into providing more generous family benefits...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2019) 52 (3): 209–225.
Published: 23 July 2019
... Regression Model we find that membership to this regional bloc has yielded minimal financial benefits for the existing members. However, for most states, accession has increased the trade deficit with Russia and that a membership would likely produce a similar negative outcome for Azerbaijan in addition...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2019) 52 (1): 39–50.
Published: 19 February 2019
..., Ukraine, and Russia, we argue that the “neo-Stalinist frame” has played a major role in denying the rights of Crimean Tatars for self-determination and preservation of their ethnic identity in both pre and post annexation Crimea. The Crimean Tatars counter-framed against neo-Stalinist frame both...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2018) 51 (4): 375–385.
Published: 15 November 2018
... The Regents of the University of California Kalmyks Nomads Nation-destroying Russia Eurasia Nation-destroying Russia Eurasia ities f stat residing within its territorial borders. The claims to the right of nomadic nationhood, sovereignty, and territoriality are not the amics of nomadic e process...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2018) 51 (4): 325–335.
Published: 23 October 2018
... becoming significantly less hawkish. * Corresponding author. E-mail address: John.Ishiyama@unt.edu (J. Ishiyama). © 2018 The Regents of the University of California. Published by Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Russia Military...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2018) 51 (3): 245–255.
Published: 17 July 2018
... that, under certain conditions, an engaged non-governmental community may, in fact, undermine the fight against corruption. Using the data from forty interviews with anticorruption practitioners in Ukraine and Russia, as well as primary documentary sources, we present two models of anti-corruptionism whereby...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2018) 51 (2): 101–111.
Published: 02 May 2018
...Andrei P. Tsygankov The paper analyzes Russia’s perception of NATO since the beginning of its eastern enlargement. Russia’s reaction to the enlargement evolved from attempts to diffuse its potential damage through a limited cooperation to passive and then active policies of containment. The latter...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2018) 51 (2): 151–160.
Published: 30 April 2018
... of the Russian Federation. Through the introduction and evaluation of advantages and disadvantages of such membership in the light of latest geopolitical events in Eurasia suggested by academic and professional circles in NATO countries and Russia, we proceed with identification of fundamental strengths...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2018) 51 (2): 91–100.
Published: 25 April 2018
...Glenn Diesen; Conor Keane A compelling case can be made to develop a NATO’s missile defence system in response to the advancement of missile technology and the danger of nuclear weapons. However, this development also undermines Russia’s retaliatory capacity, and consequently heightens...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2018) 51 (1): 27–37.
Published: 09 January 2018
...), in Russia, neither social, nor economic analysis was presented before the adoption of legislative changes to justify state intervention. Even more impor- tantly however is that little work was done on the regulatory impact assessment of the enactment of the new trade law. A standardised survey of 512...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2017) 50 (4): 289–302.
Published: 31 October 2017
... in Russia and Ukraine which preceded, and were reinforced by, the 2014 crisis in their relations and war between both countries. Stalinization was not a central question for Russian émigrés and was supported by 50 out of 69 years of the USSR and since 2000 by the Russian state. Ukrainian émigrés were more...