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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
... The 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...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2017
... its independence from the West. IDEOLOGY AND INFLUENCE It is hard to delineate where Russia s issues with identity and ideology end and where its practical policy choices begin. During the Cold War and after, many observers and scholars argued over whether the Soviet Union s foreign policy was gov...
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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. In the first quarter-century since the disintegra-tion of the Soviet Union and the collapse of self-described communism, the legacy...
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Current History (2017) 116 (788): 88–94.
Published: 01 March 2017
... for greater flexibility in managing their workforces. THE WORKER S STATE After World War II, East European communist regimes adopted the Soviet model of labor rela- RUDRA SIL is a professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania. Labor Shifts Sixth in a series Labor s Travails in Postcommunist...
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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
... Ever since the end of the Soviet Union a joke has been making the rounds of the Rus-sian factories and workshops that stretch from St. Petersburg to the Pacific Ocean: In the Soviet Union, ordinary people always knew the authorities were lying about communism; now they real- ize that they were telling...
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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...
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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
... politics in ways not possible at the League (in 1945, this was the price for US and Soviet participation). The UN s declarations and resolutions remain unjusticiable, just as the legitimacy of its international machin- ery (including the World Court) has no basis in compulsory jurisdiction or judicial...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 318–323.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the United States and the Soviet Union, when the consequent genocides or politicides, according to one study, proliferated at a rate of roughly one a year. Toynbee had seen what was coming much earlier, noting during the Asia Minor struggles how quickly the powers were prepared to jetti- son pawns when...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 299–304.
Published: 01 November 2014
... legacy legacies world war one Europe civilization globalization great war trenches France Germany Russia czar czarist H1N1 flu dominate ottoman empire Wilson east Asia Middle East colonies imperial depression bolshevik soviet Clark suffering cost Caucasus Gallipoli...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 324–328.
Published: 01 November 2014
... civilization globalization great war France Germany Russia czar czarist debt reparations dominate ottoman empire Wilson east Asia Middle East colonies imperial depression bolshevik soviet Clark suffering cost Japan Turkey parallax united states US 1918 1914 © 2014 Current...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 329–331.
Published: 01 November 2014
... 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 suffering cost Caucasus Black sea port Japan Turkey © 2014 Current History...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 332–334.
Published: 01 November 2014
... reparations interest depression tooze adam debt financial power interwar 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...
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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...