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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2022) 55 (1): 99–130.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Ivan Fomin; Olga Nadskakuła-Kaczmarczyk This article seeks to provide a better understanding of the dynamics of the nationwide protests that appeared in Russia as a result of the large-scale political campaigns of 2017–18. On the basis of an original database devoted to six protests, organized...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2022) 55 (1): 24–51.
Published: 01 March 2022
... to effective democratic openings in such regions. Using a case study method, it focuses on Armenia’s Velvet Revolution in 2018, which successfully challenged the previously-entrenched authoritarian regime in the country. This was particularly significant as it occurred in Russia’s security orbit. Armenia has...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2021) 54 (4): 98–116.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Vanessa Ruget; Burul Usmanalieva This article explores how Kyrgyz labor migrants in Russia view their host country’s government and its influence in Kyrgyzstan, including through the Eurasian Economic Union. Results suggest that migrants have nuanced, pragmatic pro-Russian views. They understand...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2021) 54 (4): 54–73.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Paul Shields Early propaganda studies in authoritarian countries argue that state media works to legitimize the regime through indoctrination and persuasion. However, recent scholarship shows that citizens in authoritarian countries—in states like China, Syria, Russia, and Kazakhstan—can...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2021) 54 (4): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2021
... the cases, highlighting variation among digital authoritarians’ governance strategies. We conclude that Russia’s Internet governance model is less comprehensive and consistent than China’s, but its components may be more easily exported to other political systems. We then consider whether recent changes...
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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
.../reprints-permissions . 2020 The Regents of the University of California Cold War ideology human rights Northeast Asia North Korean nuclear issue China Russia North Korea South Korea Japan United States Still technically at war, though the actual fighting in the Korean conflict...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2020) 53 (1): 13–26.
Published: 01 March 2020
... to Russia—“we,” “our” state, country, people, Russians—and weighted them against the things that did not belong to the exclusively determined state community. In most cases, the references to the outer world remained general. Rarely did Putin determine the “they-insiders” as the United States (11 references...
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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): 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): 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): 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 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 of nation been limited. This is of the narrative in South...
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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...