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Current History (2021) 120 (828): 255–261.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Laurence Broers The Minsk Group, led by the United States, France, and Russia, has brokered the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict since the mid-1990s after Armenia-backed secessionists in the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic won the first Karabakh war of 1992–94. That mediation embodied...
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Current History (2021) 120 (828): 274–279.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Svetlana Borodina Despite Russia’s history of state surveillance of activists and civil society, both in the Soviet era and after, people with disabilities have found ways to challenge their living conditions and push for change. Through a variety of grassroots tactics, they have historically been...
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Current History (2021) 120 (828): 280–286.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Melissa L. Caldwell Churches and other faith-based communities have taken the lead in the human rights sector in Russia. At a time when many secular activists have been harassed, imprisoned, forced into exile, and even murdered, interfaith partnerships working on civil rights for minorities...
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Current History (2021) 120 (828): 287–289.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Alexander Etkind Alexei Navalny has been the most prominent campaigner against Russia’s massive oil-fueled corruption, reaching millions of viewers with witty video exposés. Now imprisoned in a penal colony after returning to Moscow following his recovery from a poisoning, he has made his own...
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Current History (2021) 120 (824): 112–117.
Published: 01 March 2021
.... © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 European Union borders trade Russia United Kingdom Cyprus For over seventy years, the European social order has been gradually reshaped by the emergence of supranational institutions that now permeate the everyday lives...
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Current History (2020) 119 (819): 258–263.
Published: 21 September 2020
...Sherzod Eraliev; Rustamjon Urinboyev Russia has become a magnet for migrant workers from other post-Soviet countries, especially Central Asians. Although Russian business elites generally welcome this cheap labor source, the government has deferred to, and at times encouraged, xenophobic popular...
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Current History (2020) 119 (819): 251–257.
Published: 21 September 2020
...Linda J. Cook; Judy Twigg The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the preparedness of Russia’s public health system to respond to a nationwide crisis, and the ability of its broader welfare state to cushion the population against the economic impacts. This essay puts these developments in the context...
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Current History (2020) 119 (819): 270–274.
Published: 21 September 2020
...Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen By examining how power is constructed and maintained in Russia with the help of hydrocarbons—oil and gas—this article shows why this system is detrimental to Russia in the context of global environmental, technological, and geopolitical changes. While promoting a hydrocarbon...
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Current History (2020) 119 (819): 275–281.
Published: 21 September 2020
... for the proletariat masses and of retirement homes for the Soviet elite, further obfuscating the erasure of its indigenous population and culture. Crimea became a part of independent Ukraine after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, though Russia retained control of the naval base at Sevastopol. Strong...
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Current History (2020) 119 (819): 285–288.
Published: 21 September 2020
...Pamela Kyle Crossley A new history of a border zone between Russia and China shows how traders from across Siberia and Mongolia operated under the shadow of competing empires and their railroads. Sören Urbansky, a research fellow at the German Historical Institute in Washington, in previous...
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Current History (2019) 118 (810): 251–257.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Jeremy Morris [T]he bureaucracy seeks ways to enrich itself in the manner of one big state corporation, and everyone else finds themselves in positions of vulnerability or dependency. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Russia...
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Current History (2019) 118 (810): 282–284.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Kevin M. F. Platt Many ethnic Russians in the Baltic state are still excluded from full citizenship and tend to be susceptible to Moscow's influence through cross-border media. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Latvia Russia...
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Current History (2019) 118 (810): 289.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Regional map © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California maps Russia Eurasia 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 1213 14 20 21 15 16 17 18 19 N ov ay a Ze m ly a Sa kh al in Ku riles M in sk Ki ev M os co w C hi si na u Se va st op ol St . Pe te...
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Current History (2018) 117 (803): 331–337.
Published: 01 December 2018
... reconciliation Turkey Lebanon Russia Iran Arab Spring © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California 331 When the guns finally fall silent, the road to recovery in Syria will be long, bumpy, and treacherous. Post-conflict reconstruction, reparations...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 325–327.
Published: 01 November 2018
... book review Adam Tooze Crashed: Decade Financial Crises Changed World capitalism globalization financial crisis trade European Union Eurozone United States China Russia Ukraine The publication of Adam Tooze s passionate, readable, and lively analysis of the global fi-nancial...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Theodore Gerber Russia economic reform oligarchs middle class social mobility education cronyism corruption Soviet Union communism inequality 258 The fall of the Soviet Union sparked hopes that a Russian middle class would emerge and thrive, but so far it has not. Stalled Social...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 251–257.
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) 117 (801): 264–270.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Serhiy Kudelia The increasing vibrancy of civil society had become a serious political threat to the authorities. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Serhiy Kudelia Ukraine Euromaidan Revolution Russia Crimea eastern Ukraine...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 271–276.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Sargsyan Velvet Revolution protests democracy elections corruption civil society activism Russia diaspora 271 The revolution . . . ended the hopelessness, apathy, and indifference that had come to characterize the post-Soviet period. Armenia s Unfinished Revolution ARMINE ISHKANIAN When...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 285–287.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Nancy Ries A definitive history of organized crime in Russia shows how political leaders have long used gangsters to serve the state's purposes. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California book review Nancy Ries Mark Galeotti...