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Current History (2019) 118 (806): 114–116.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Vladimir Tismaneanu Nations that endured communist dictatorships must come to terms with the traumas of the past before durable democracies can take hold—a lesson the author learned firsthand in Romania. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University...
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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 (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 (2017) 116 (792): 251–257.
Published: 01 October 2017
... of 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- ism...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 271–276.
Published: 01 October 2017
... of the Russian model of relations between the state and religious groups. November 2016 saw the unveiling in Mos- cow of a monument to Saint Vladimir, the medieval prince under whose rule Kievan Rus was Christianized in 988 the event that the waning Soviet govern- ment had deemed worthy of a millennial celebra...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 282–284.
Published: 01 October 2017
... that Russian state tele- vision has supported President Vladimir Putin, ignoring or vili- fying his competitors, Fox News was a key factor in Trump s vic- tory. This blinkered pattern of news consumption by a sizable portion of the US electorate leaves the American media vulnerable to attacks by politicians...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 264–270.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Vladimir Putin refugees internally displaced persons family life post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD oligarchs national identity Giorgio Agamben 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...
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Current History (2016) 115 (785): 337–342.
Published: 01 December 2016
... civil war Islamic State Barack Obama Russia Vladimir Putin Bashar al-Assad Turkey Libya Iraq Iran Middle East 337 The single most important external factor in the Syrian war s trajectory was the set of foreign policy beliefs Obama held well before the first shot was fired...
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Current History (2016) 115 (783): 284–286.
Published: 01 October 2016
... Soviet Union Berlin Wall Boris Yeltsin Vladimir Putin © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets , by Svetlana Alexievich Random House , 2016 It has now been a quarter-century since...
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Current History (2016) 115 (783): 264–269.
Published: 01 October 2016
... movement, the All-Russia People s Front (ONF) proposed by then Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in 2011 as a response to Moscow protests against election rigging, without any real attempt to im- prove their material lot. Incomes for manual labor- ers have fallen alarmingly since 2009. These and other efforts...
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Current History (2016) 115 (783): 280–283.
Published: 01 October 2016
... Viking , 2016 Putinism: Russia and Its Future with the West , by Walter Laqueur St. Martin's Press , 2015 The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin , by Steven Lee Myers Knopf , 2015 © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents...
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Current History (2016) 115 (783): 277–279.
Published: 01 October 2016
... foreign relations Russia Syria European Union United States coup attempt Vladimir Putin Recep Tayyip Erdogan NATO Fethullah Gulen PERSPECTIVE Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdog an s visit to St. Petersburg on August 9 was expected to create headlines around the globe, and it certainly...
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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...
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Current History (2016) 115 (779): 108–113.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Alexis Tsipras Yanis Varoufakis Panos Kammenos Independent Greeks euro European Commission International Monetary Fund Angela Merkel Vladimir Putin George Papandreou 108 To the Brink and Back in Greece MANOS MATSAGANIS [O]rdinary Greeks intuitively understood better than many...
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Current History (2015) 114 (774): 278–281.
Published: 01 October 2015
.... 2015 The Regents of the University of California Alexander Etkind Russia Vladimir Putin Kremlin propaganda media newspapers television blogs dissent opposition anti-American 278 [A]lthough the level of political control in Putin s Russia is not much differ- ent from what...
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Current History (2015) 114 (774): 272–277.
Published: 01 October 2015
... Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan Collective Security Treaty Organization New Silk Road Economic Belt oil gas pipelines Xi Jinping Vladimir Putin 272 China is the increasingly dominant power in the region, but it is acting in full concordance with Russia. China and Russia s Soft Competition...
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Current History (2015) 114 (774): 251–258.
Published: 01 October 2015
... of the University of California Samuel Greene Vladimir Putin Russia authoritarianism Kremlin Orthodox church Ukraine sanctions economy protests The verdict delivered on August 17, 2015, by Mikhail Piotrovsky, director of the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, was unambiguous: Our society...
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Current History (2015) 114 (774): 259–265.
Published: 01 October 2015
... of California Andrew Wilson Ukraine Kiev Maidan Donbas corruption oligarchs elections Crimea Orange Revolution Viktor Yanukovych Vladimir Putin 259 A new nation is arguably in the making. However, the economy has collapsed, and not enough has changed in the political system. . . . [I]t...
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Current History (2015) 114 (774): 282–284.
Published: 01 October 2015
... Sperling Vladimir Putin machismo masculinity nationalism Crimea NATO sanctions Cold War media PERSPECTIVE Since his return to the Russian presidency in 2012, Vladimir Putin has grown increasingly popular at home while his foreign policy has raised blood pressures in the capitals of NATO s...
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Current History (2014) 113 (765): 259–264.
Published: 01 October 2014
... of the University of California Andrew Wilson transition high stakes crisis Ukraine Russia Putin Vladimir West collapse communism Crimea Donbas Donbass invasion Russian cold war MH17 rebel Obama maidan USSR soviet protests Cossack hundred titushki orange Lypynsky Poroshenko...