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Current History (2019) 118 (810): 258–264.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Nelly Bekus Some of the state's recent initiatives have sought to reappropriate ethno-cultural and pre-Soviet history and tradition, shaping a new politics of identity. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Belarus identity...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Theodore P. Gerber “The fall of the Soviet Union sparked hopes that a Russian middle class would emerge and thrive, but so far it has not.” Second in a series on social mobility around the world . © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 277–282.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Shavkat Mirziyoyev Islam Karimov democratic reforms Soviet Union authoritarianism Islam Central Asia labor migration 277 [L]abor migration brought the country to a point of no return: millions of the poorest Uzbeks could no longer be cut off from the rest of the world . . . Uzbekistan...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 285–287.
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) 116 (792): 258–263.
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. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Jeremy Friedman Soviet Union Russia...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 251–257.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Ronald Grigor Suny The Soviet Union was an empire within which nations old and new developed, changed, and eventually became self-sufficient enough to opt out. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Ronald Grigor Suny Vladimir...
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Current History (2017) 116 (788): 88–94.
Published: 01 March 2017
... organized labor strikes communism trade unions unemployment capitalism Eastern Europe Soviet Union Bulgaria Croatia Czech Republic Hungary Poland Romania Slovakia Slovenia 88 After the fall of communism, the restructuring of labor became an integral part of the larger project of...
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Current History (2016) 115 (783): 284–286.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Joshua Lustig In her latest and most ambitious work, the oral historian Svetlana Alexievich assembles a chorus of ambivalent memories of an empire's collapse and the wrenching quarter-century since. Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets , by Svetlana Alexievich Random House , 2016...
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Current History (2016) 115 (783): 264–269.
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) 115 (783): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Oxana Shevel The fundamental dilemma in Ukraine's decommunization process is how to undo the legal, institutional, and historical legacy of the Soviet era without repeating the Soviet approach of mandating one ‘correct’ interpretation of the past … © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved...
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Current History (2016) 115 (783): 270–276.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Marianne Kamp While Soviet efforts to promote gender equality are not openly celebrated, the idea planted in the region during that now-disdained era—that men and women should be equal under the law—is still holding fast. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the...
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Current History (2015) 114 (770): 108–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Kaliningrad oblast enclave exclave Crimea Soviet Cold war testing leadership network presence Terras force Wales Article 108 Nearly every senior official in Poland and the Baltic countries expressed great unease. Political leaders and military commanders in the region increasingly warned...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 312–317.
Published: 01 November 2014
... national self-determination nationalism internationalism hegemony world war one Europe civilization globalization great war trenches France Germany Russia czar czarist dominate ottoman empire Wilson east Asia Middle East colonies imperial depression bolshevik soviet Clark...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 305–311.
Published: 01 November 2014
... bolshevik soviet Clark suffering cost Caucasus Gallipoli Galicia Yugoslavia Japan Turkey points fourteen wilsonian LNU Addams grey Comité des études Ligue pour une Société des Nations disarmament UN vision labor ILO 305 The world ended up with a League that simultaneously...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 318–323.
Published: 01 November 2014
... dominate ottoman empire Wilson east Asia Middle East colonies imperial depression bolshevik soviet suffering cost Caucasus Gallipoli Galicia Yugoslavia Japan Turkey 318 [T]he war undoubtedly acted as a major catalyst to an aspect of the modern world we have seen time and time again...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 299–304.
Published: 01 November 2014
... East colonies imperial depression bolshevik soviet Clark suffering cost Caucasus Gallipoli Galicia Yugoslavia Japan Turkey parallax 299 World War I was the first mass episode of the twentieth century. The death of over 10 million soldiers, mostly Europeans, plunged entire societies...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 324–328.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Patricia clavin economic economics consequences peace economy world war one Europe civilization globalization great war France Germany Russia czar czarist debt reparations dominate ottoman empire Wilson east Asia Middle East colonies imperial depression bolshevik soviet...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 329–331.
Published: 01 November 2014
... soviet Clark suffering cost Caucasus Black sea port Japan Turkey PERSPECTIVE Centennial anniversaries are a wonderful boon for historians, who are made to feel relevant in a way they never are the rest of the time. Publishers scramble to solicit and then market their work; scholarly journals...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 332–334.
Published: 01 November 2014
... world war one Europe civilization globalization great war trenches France Germany Russia czar czarist dominate ottoman empire Wilson east Asia Middle East colonies imperial depression bolshevik soviet suffering cost Caucasus conflict If World War I turned the world...
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Current History (2014) 113 (765): 272–277.
Published: 01 October 2014
... rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Marlene Laruelle Ukraine Russia Putin Vladimir West collapse communism Crimea Donbas Donbass invasion Russian cold war MH17 rebel Obama maidan USSR soviet protests orange Poroshenko Malaysian Kremlin Nato...