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Current History. 2018; 117801251–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.251
Published: 01 October 2018
...Michael McFaul Policies chosen by Putin, not innate forces of history, culture, or tradition, pushed Russia in a more autocratic direction … © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Michael McFaul Russia Vladimir Putin history...
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Current History. 2018; 117801285–287 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.285
Published: 01 October 2018
... Vory Russia's Super Mafia organized crime Russia Soviet Union corruption Vladimir Putin Donald Trump Hundreds of books, in dozens of lan-guages, have been written about the so-called Russian Mafiya and the vory, the thieves of Soviet and post-Soviet organized- crime gangs. Many of...
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Current History. 2017; 116792264–270 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.792.264
Published: 01 October 2017
...- ported her son in his decision to enlist in an elite Ukrainian airborne division. He was soon killed by a grenade just a few miles from his grandmoth- er s home. My respondent no longer speaks to her mother who, as the saying goes, greeted Putin with bread and salt. She thinks the grandmother indirectly...
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Current History. 2017; 116792271–276 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.792.271
Published: 01 October 2017
... Vladimir Putin, while the other religious leaders are lined up in the first row of the audience. Thus arrayed, each in colorful garb or a conspicuous hat that made it easy even for a lay observer to discern which religions were represented, they epitomized the Russian model of church-state relations: the...
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Current History. 2017; 116792282–284 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.792.282
Published: 01 October 2017
... Russian state tele- vision has supported President Vladimir Putin, ignoring or vili- fying his competitors, Fox News was a key factor in Trump s vic- tory. This blinkered pattern of news consumption by a sizable portion of the US electorate leaves the American media vulnerable to attacks by politicians...
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Current History. 2016; 115785337–342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.785.337
Published: 01 December 2016
... civil war Islamic State Barack Obama Russia Vladimir Putin Bashar al-Assad Turkey Libya Iraq Iran Middle East 337 The single most important external factor in the Syrian war s trajectory was the set of foreign policy beliefs Obama held well before the first shot was fired. The...
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Current History. 2016; 115783284–286 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.783.284
Published: 01 October 2016
... © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Joshua Lustig Svetlana Alexievich books Secondhand Time Nobel Prize oral history Soviet Union Berlin Wall Boris Yeltsin Vladimir Putin It has now been a quarter-century since the fall...
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Current History. 2016; 115783264–269 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.783.264
Published: 01 October 2016
... Soviet Union workers peasants labor relations Vladimir Putin industrialization monotowns communism capitalism 264 Workers form the exemplary class of economic, social, and psychological losers of the postcommunist transition. Working-Class Resilience in Russia JEREMY MORRIS Ever since...
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Current History. 2016; 115783280–283 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.783.280
Published: 01 October 2016
...Alexander Etkind Three recent books about Russia and its authoritarian leader offer different theories on how a clique of former spies seized control. The worst answer is to blame the victim. The Invention of Russia: The Journey from Gorbachev's Freedom to Putin's War , by Arkady Ostrovsky...
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Current History. 2016; 115783277–279 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.783.277
Published: 01 October 2016
... foreign relations Russia Syria European Union United States coup attempt Vladimir Putin Recep Tayyip Erdogan NATO Fethullah Gulen PERSPECTIVE Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdog an s visit to St. Petersburg on August 9 was expected to create headlines around the globe, and it certainly...
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Current History. 2016; 115783251–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.783.251
Published: 01 October 2016
... The Regents of the University of California Pavel Baev Russia Vladimir Putin military Air Force navy nuclear arsenal foreign policy Ukraine Donbas Crimea Baltic Sea Syria Islamic State NATO Cold War Chechen War Russia s propensity to use military force as an instrument...
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Current History. 2016; 115779108–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.779.108
Published: 01 March 2016
... Alexis Tsipras Yanis Varoufakis Panos Kammenos Independent Greeks euro European Commission International Monetary Fund Angela Merkel Vladimir Putin George Papandreou 108 To the Brink and Back in Greece MANOS MATSAGANIS [O]rdinary Greeks intuitively understood better than many...
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Current History. 2015; 114774251–258 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.774.251
Published: 01 October 2015
... University of California Samuel Greene Vladimir Putin Russia authoritarianism Kremlin Orthodox church Ukraine sanctions economy protests The verdict delivered on August 17, 2015, by Mikhail Piotrovsky, director of the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, was unambiguous: Our society...
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Current History. 2015; 114774259–265 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.774.259
Published: 01 October 2015
... of California Andrew Wilson Ukraine Kiev Maidan Donbas corruption oligarchs elections Crimea Orange Revolution Viktor Yanukovych Vladimir Putin 259 A new nation is arguably in the making. However, the economy has collapsed, and not enough has changed in the political system...
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Current History. 2015; 114774278–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.774.278
Published: 01 October 2015
...Alexander Etkind [A]lthough the level of political control in Putin's Russia is not much different from what was typical for the late Soviet period, the means of control have changed entirely. Second in a series on public spheres around the world . © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved...
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Current History. 2015; 114774282–284 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.774.282
Published: 01 October 2015
... Sperling Vladimir Putin machismo masculinity nationalism Crimea NATO sanctions Cold War media PERSPECTIVE Since his return to the Russian presidency in 2012, Vladimir Putin has grown increasingly popular at home while his foreign policy has raised blood pressures in the capitals of NATO s...
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Current History. 2015; 114774272–277 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.774.272
Published: 01 October 2015
... Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan Collective Security Treaty Organization New Silk Road Economic Belt oil gas pipelines Xi Jinping Vladimir Putin 272 China is the increasingly dominant power in the region, but it is acting in full concordance with Russia. China and Russia s Soft Competition in...
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Current History. 2015; 114770108–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.770.108
Published: 01 March 2015
...Mark Kramer Nearly every senior official in Poland and the Baltic countries expressed great unease. Political leaders and military commanders in the region increasingly warned that Putin was intent on undermining NATO's resolve to protect their countries. © 2015 Current History. All rights...
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Current History. 2015; 114770115–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.770.115
Published: 01 March 2015
... California Hans Kundnani Germany role world Berlin Eurozone eurocrisis Ukraine geo-economic foreign policy imperatives friedensmacht gauck military peace merkel crimea Russia putin MH17 Malaysian ostpolitik brandt Kosovo nato 9/11 ARD united states germans NATO exports...
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Current History. 2014; 113765259–264 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.765.259
Published: 01 October 2014
...Andrew Wilson ‘Transition’ is clearly much harder than it was immediately after the collapse of communism in 1989—91, now that the West is weaker and Russia is not only stronger but committed to keeping its neighbors weak. Andrew Wilson transition high stakes crisis Ukraine Russia Putin...