Over the course of several days, the main figure of the Russian opposition to Putin, Aleksei Navalny and the veteran leader of the Polish Solidarity movement, journalist Adam Michnik held a series of conversations in Moscow. The two discussed over these days a wide range of political discussions tracing the rise of reform and opposition in both countries,...
In this book the most important changes that have happened in the world during the last decades are analyzed. These changes are so significant, that using Ronald Inglehart?s definition we should refer to them as postmodernization rather than modernization
The author reconsiders institutional and cultural approaches to study of Russian state policy on family and parenthood emphasizing that it is necessary to combine political and cultural contexts. A model of the Russian family policy is defined like non-co
V.M. Chernov (1873?1952) ? one of the founders and one of the leaders of the Russian Socialist Revolutionary Party from around 1900 to the early 1920s. He was the main theoretician of the party and strong supporter of its terror policies before 1911. He w
Once you accept that the impossible is really possible, what happens in Russia makes perfect sense. In December 2013, David Satter became the first American journalist to be expelled from Russia since the Cold War. The Moscow Times said it was not surprising he was expelled, "it was surprising it took so long." Satter is known in Russia for having written...
The collapse of the USSR led to the creation of 15 new states. Shortly thereafter, the Commonwealth of Independent States was created. Having had their infrastructure tied together not only during the Soviet era, but before that, there was a natural reas
The book is dedicated to one of the most contemporary themes in Russian politics - the image of authority and politics in the consciousness of the Russian citizen. The authors rely on ten years of research conducted by the Faculty of Political Psychology
Мы стали забывать как нужно говорить о России. Еще недавно можно было только надеяться на то, что патриотизм начнет возвращаться в нашу государственную идеологию. Однако В.В, Путин сформулировал национальную идею. Но для того, чтобы внедрить ее, недостаточно, чтобы президент или еще кто - либо об этом один раз сказал. Для того чтобы внедрить в сознание...
Lev Sukhanov was Eltsyn's assistant from 1988 till 1997. He witnessed ups and downs in Eltsyn's political career, and he tells about most crucial moments: resignation from the Communist Party, assassination attempts, elections, role of KGB in Eltsyn's lif
The well-known historian Sergey Semanov, author of dozens of books, traces the history of Russian-Jewish relations in Russia, and also writes about the role of Russia's political parties in the spiritual revival of the Fatherland. Do Russians actually lo
The report that Nemtsov and Milov have prepared in 2009 reveals the politics of Moscow mayor, Iury Luzhkov. Authors tried to attract attention to Luzhkov's projects and the damage he caused to the city. This report was widely used in media when Luzhkov wa
Selected texts from famous WikiLeaks about: Russia (Putin, election 2012, Luzhkov, Kadyrov); Who is who along the Russian borders (Poland, Georgia, Ukraine, Estonia, Latvia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Belarus); Who is who in the world (England, France, Ita
Criles book is the true story of how a Texas Congressman and a rogue CIA agent conspired to launch the biggest, meanest, and most successful CIA campaign ever the operation to fund the mujahideen in their fight against the Soviet army that had invaded
Collected interviews from 1992-2005 with the intellectual power behind the reforms and opening of the USSR under Gorbachev and the perestroika policy. Aleksandr Iakovlev was one of the first Soviet citizens to receive a Fulbright Scholarship (along with O
The two-volume collection of documents from N.S. Khrushchev's personal archives provide one more opportunity to study one of the most remarkable and simultaneously most controlversial leader of the Soviet Union. Through his personal archives, we are able
The book examines the difficult process for forming an integrated community within the CIS and Russia's role in its development and failures along the way, overcoming the disintegration processes in the post-Soviet sphere.
In this volume, the scholar Andrei Kokoshin examines the role and place of technocrats as a socio-cultural phenomenon in contemporary societies. He examines the development of technocrats in both Russia and other countries.