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Current History (2023) 122 (846): 277–280.
Published: 01 October 2023
... by The Regents of the University of California 2023 Russia ruble monetary policy autocracy sanctions history In the days following Russia’s full-scale attack on Ukraine in February 2022, perhaps nobody in Vladimir Putin’s entourage looked more anxious than the head of the Central Bank, Elvira...
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Current History (2022) 121 (836): 203–210.
Published: 01 September 2022
..., but the zero-COVID regime goes even further and is downright dictatorial. China COVID-19 pandemic public health Xi Jinping autocracy “The pursuit of zero-COVID is fundamentally an application of party-state power.” On September 8, 2020, as governments and societies in the rest...
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Current History (2021) 120 (824): 121–124.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Holly Case Frederick the Great, king of Prussia, was an Enlightenment philosophe as well as an absolute monarch. His writings, available in a new translation, reveal a complex character and raise questions about government and autocracy in contemporary Europe. Though fond of long walks, young...
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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 (2013) 112 (758): 338–344.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Egypt Hosni Mubarak Mohamed Morsi Islam Muslim Brotherhood revolution military coup autocracy Abdel Fattah el-Sisi 338 Not only was the paramount role of the military unimpeded after the exit of Mubarak, but other key institutions were undiminished in their power. The Return of Egypt...
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Current History (2013) 112 (758): 356–363.
Published: 01 December 2013
...- ate Mohamed ElBaradei, for criticizing the regime and Sisi s budding dictatorship. It has taken the Tahrir Square revolutionaries some time to see the military s sinister plan for what it is: a plot to defeat democracy and return military autocracy to Egypt. In an effort to defend the legitimacy...
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Current History (2001) 100 (646): 226–231.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Richard R. Marcus President Ratsiraka is trying to reverse the gains that have been made during Madagascar's democratization process. Campaigning on the slogan of freedom with development, he has successfully moved the country back toward the autocracy of the Second Republic. If the highest...