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Current History (2024) 123 (851): 83–88.
Published: 01 March 2024
...Karen E. Smith Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine is the most severe challenge that the European Union faces. The EU has generally responded in a united and robust manner, overcoming the clash of national interests that had previously characterized its policymaking vis-à-vis Russia. The most...
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Current History (2023) 122 (847): 301–307.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Tanya Richardson To convey the scale of destruction that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has caused to animals, plants, and ecosystems, analysts frequently use national-scale maps, aggregate figures, and the concept of ecocide. Although necessary, these moves risk portraying Ukraine exclusively...
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Current History (2023) 122 (846): 243–248.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Pavel K. Baev The Russian military has failed the tests of the Ukraine war, and its leadership and chain of command are seriously compromised. A costly modernization program failed to deliver the promised superiority in key weapon systems, offensive capabilities are exhausted, and the quality...
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Current History (2023) 122 (846): 249–254.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Anna Wylegała Ukrainians displaced by the current Russian invasion frequently turn to family memories of a previous war to understand and cope with their situation. In an oral history project, Ukrainian refugees often compared Russian actions to World War II–era war crimes perpetrated in Ukraine...
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Current History (2023) 122 (846): 273–276.
Published: 01 October 2023
... with the Russian Orthodox Church—has also dropped sharply. The church has been a key institution for channeling the “Russian world” ideology into Ukraine. The overwhelming majority of Ukrainians now reject its message of spiritual unity—of Ukrainian and Russians together constituting one “holy Rus’.” Currently...
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Current History (2023) 122 (840): 36–37.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Michelle Bentley Even political actors who disregard the international consensus against aggressive war may still fear the taboos surrounding the most powerful weapons. weapons of mass destruction nuclear weapons chemical weapons taboos Vladimir Putin Ukraine Russia Vladimir Putin...
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Current History (2022) 121 (837): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Jeremy Morris Apart from some protests, most ordinary Russians have not overtly opposed their country’s invasion of Ukraine, but nor do they appear to support it enthusiastically. Long-term ethnographic research in the country suggests that Russians have entered a phase of “defensive consolidation...
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Current History (2022) 121 (837): 283–285.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Francine Hirsch A key element of the propaganda campaign to get the Russian public behind the invasion of Ukraine has been a program of national-patriotic education. Nationwide exhibitions present World War II history with a slant calculated to instill pride in Russian heroism and stir up hostility...
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Current History (2022) 121 (837): 251–257.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Serhiy Kudelia Ukraine defied expectations by withstanding a full-scale Russian invasion in 2022, demonstrating the resilience of both local and national institutions. This was a striking contrast with 2014, when Russia seized Crimea and backed separatist revolts in the east of Ukraine...
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Current History (2022) 121 (837): 264–270.
Published: 01 October 2022
... sovereignty has been threatened by Russia’s revisionist politics. Lithuania espoused strong support for Ukraine after Russia’s 2022 invasion, voicing the most radical positions among the European allies accusing Russia of genocide and terrorism. This article discusses the genealogy of sovereignty-building...
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Current History (2022) 121 (836): 243–245.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Ed Pulford China’s tacit support for Russia’s February 2022 invasion of Ukraine raises questions about the extent of the two countries’ official “Friendship.” Studying the history of this tie, including during past crises comparable to the current war in Ukraine, shows that Friendship has its...
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Current History (2020) 119 (819): 275–281.
Published: 21 September 2020
... 2020 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 pro-Russian sentiment among many residents nearly plunged Crimea into ethno-territorial conflict in the early 1990s...
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Current History (2019) 118 (810): 285–287.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Catherine Wanner A medical anthropologist explains how a popular view of drug addicts as devoid of morality and autonomy has contributed to an HIV/AIDS epidemic in Ukraine. Narkomania: Drugs, HIV, and Citizenship in Ukraine , Jennifer J. Carroll Cornell University Press , 2019 ©...
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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): 251–257.
Published: 01 October 2018
... culture autocracy democracy communism Crimea Ukraine NATO Boris Yeltsin Boris Nemtsov Dmitry Medvedev 251 Vladimir Putin has ruled Russia for so long that it s hard to imagine Russia without him. He has been Russia s central decision maker as president or prime minister for nearly two...
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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 (795): 22–28.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Ukraine Puerto Rico Greece Venezuela International Monetary Fund Argentina bonds hedge funds bankruptcy 22 [S]overeign debt is a complex political institution, which cannot be reduced to creditor coordination or any other contract problem. The Strained Marriage of Public Debts and Private...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 264–270.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Greta Uehling Violence is woven into the stream of consciousness as terrible and normal at the same time. 264 Violence is woven into the stream of consciousness as terrible and normal at the same time. Everyday Life in Ukraine s War Zone GRETA UEHLING After more than three years of fighting...
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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): 251–257.
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...