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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2024)
Published: 19 February 2024
...Alexey Miller; Alexander Kamentsev In modern Russia, the memory of the Cossacks is perpetuated in monuments and museum exhibitions; their culture and history are described in school textbooks, including specialized ones; some regions open special Cossack classes; and hundreds of social media groups...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2023)
Published: 20 December 2023
... that was advanced by some popular celebrities and picked up, bottom-up, by minority groups and liberal-minded RUnetizens. email: yusupova.guzel@gmail.com © 2023 by The Regents of the University of California 2023 nationalism race gender digital media Russia Nationalism scholarship...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2023)
Published: 11 December 2023
...Kathryn Hendley The study represents a first effort to explore societal sources of support for judicial independence under authoritarianism. Contemporary Russia, which is characterized by legal dualism, under which judges pay close attention to the governing law when resolving mundane cases...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2023) 56 (4): 143–165.
Published: 02 November 2023
... with United Russia managed to develop a dense network of clientelist relations with regional branches of the Communist Party, diversifying their own political options and influence at the regional level. These dynamics, shaped by institutional incentives consolidating the limited space for party politics...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2023) 56 (2): 81–104.
Published: 15 March 2023
...Ekaterina Paustyan This article aims to explain the tenure of incumbent governors in Russia studying what conditions have accounted for their reappointment and dismissal in the period of 2008–12. Qualitative comparative analysis of 32 cases reveals that the ability of incumbent governors to deliver...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2022) 55 (3): 24–43.
Published: 19 August 2022
... of the University of California 2022 memory politics Russia USSR Soviet repressions Great Patriotic War Historically, museums were at the forefront of the repression victims’ commemoration. As Irina Flige, head of the St. Petersburg Memorial, notes, during the Perestroika, “many museums, especially...
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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): 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
... and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 The Regents of the University of California totalitarianism political gnosis Russia Putin The research aims to identify and account for the extent of the intensity of totalitarian political gnosis in Vladimir...