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Current History. 2019; 118810251–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.810.251
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; 118810282–284 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.810.282
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; 118810289 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.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; 117803331–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.803.331
Published: 01 December 2018
... Ghosn Syria civil war refugees sanctions drought Bashar al-Assad reconstruction reconciliation Turkey Lebanon Russia Iran Arab Spring 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; 117802325–327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.802.325
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; 117801258–263 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.258
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; 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; 117801264–270 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.264
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; 117801271–276 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.271
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; 117801285–287 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.285
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 The...
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Current History. 2018; 117801289 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.289
Published: 01 October 2018
... Map © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Map 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 rs bu rg A...
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Current History. 2018; 11779535–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.795.35
Published: 01 January 2018
... California Sharon Squassoni nuclear weapons treaty disarmament nonproliferation diplomacy United Nations Donald Trump Russia United States North Korea China PERSPECTIVE Fear, Loathing, and Nuclear Disarmament SHARON SQUASSONI 35 The past year was one of extremes for nuclear disarmament...
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Current History. 2017; 116792258–263 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.792.258
Published: 01 October 2017
...Jeremy Friedman Russia continues to be caught between a need to integrate itself into the West and a desire to maintain its independence from the West. 258 Russia continues to be caught between a need to integrate itself into the West and a desire to maintain its independence from the West. The...
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Current History. 2017; 116792251–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.792.251
Published: 01 October 2017
... the Russian Revolution appears at first glance to have been discarded on the trash heap of history. In the authoritarian Russia of President Vladimir Putin, the obscenely wealthy and corrupt oligarchs, the materialism and cynicism of ordinary citizens, the virulent expressions of chauvinistic national...
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Current History. 2017; 116792277–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.792.277
Published: 01 October 2017
...Susan Crate Northern Russia's physical vulnerability to climate change is at best severe, considering the underlying permafrost and the threat that warming presents to that foundation. 277 Northern Russia s physical vulnerability to climate change is at best severe, con- sidering the underlying...
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Current History. 2017; 116792282–284 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.792.282
Published: 01 October 2017
... reporting. KREMLIN NARRATIVES The most visible face of Russian propaganda in the United States is the RT television network. RT (formerly Russia Today) is the expression of the Kremlin line in the countries in which it broad- casts, camouflaged as a television news channel. RT s core mission is not to...
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Current History. 2017; 116792289 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.792.289
Published: 01 October 2017
... Map © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Map 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 rs bu rg A...
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Current History. 2017; 11678883–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.788.83
Published: 01 March 2017
...Karen E. Smith [A] more mercurial United States, less consistent in its support for European integration, could force the EU to rely more on itself. Karen Smith European Union liberal world order illiberalism United States Donald Trump Russia integration democratic values...
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Current History. 2017; 11678610–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.786.10
Published: 01 January 2017
... Libya. Security in Afghanistan has deteriorated and the major cities appear vul- nerable to Taliban reconquest. A descendent of al-Qaeda, the Islamic State (ISIS), has escalated the gruesome spectacles of its predecessor and in- spired terrorist attacks in US and European cities. Russia has positioned...
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Current History. 2017; 1167863–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.786.3
Published: 01 January 2017
... Boyle Barack Obama United States foreign policy Syria Russia NATO China South China Sea Libya Islamic State al-Qaeda Middle East Iraq drones For most of the Petroleum Age, and even as recently as ten years ago, the politics of en-ergy were largely governed by the assump- tion that...