Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization
Number 4 / Fall 2014
Number 3 / Summer 2014
Domestic Power Relations and Russia's Foreign Policy, Marcin Kaczmarski
Corporate Raiding in Ukraine: Causes, Methods and Consequences, Matthew A. Rojansky
Georgia Between Dominant-Power Politics, Feckless Pluralism, and Democracy, Christofer Berglund
Number 2 / Spring 2014
Russia's Nongovernmental Media Under Assault, Maria Lipman
Russia and the New Authoritarians, Jonathan Becker
Networked Apathy: Georgian Party politics and the Role of Social Media, Kornely Kakachia, Tamara Pataraia, and Michael Cecire
Glastnost 2.0, Sarah Oates
Coercion or Conformism? Censorship and Self Censorship among Russia Media Personalities and Reporters in the 2010s, Elisabeth Schimpfossl and Ilya Yablokov
Number 1 / Winter 2014
The January 2013 Protests and Beyond, Sofie Bedford
Challenging the Aliyev Regime: Political Opposition in Azerbaijan, Shahla Sultanova
No Laughing Matter: Humor as a Means of Dissent in the Digital Era: The Case of Auhoritarian Azerbaijan, Katy Pearce and Adnan Hajizada
Elections, Appointments, and Human Capital: The Case of Russian Mayors, Noah Buckley, Guzel Garifullina, Ora John Reuter, and Alexandra Shubenkova
Number 4 / Fall 2013
Machine Politics: The Concept and Its Implications for Post-Soviet Studies, Grigorii V. Golosov
Getting the "Dough" and Saving the Machine: Lessons from Tatarstan, Gulnaz Sharafutdinova
Making and Breaking the Political Machine in Kabardino-Balkaria, Georgi Derluguian and Sufian Zhemukhov
Number 3 / Summer 2013
The End of the Soviet Union, Stanislau Shushkevich
Russian Military Reform in the Aftermath of the 2008 Russia-Georgia War, Athena Bryce Rogers
Party System Institutionalization in Ukraine, Olena Rybiy
The Negative Consequences of proportional Representation in Ukraine, Serhij Vasychenko
Number 2 / Spring 2013
Polyphonic Dichotomies: Memory and Identity in Today's Ukraine, Tanya Zaharchenko
Number 1 / Winter 2013
Institutional Persuasion to Support Minority Rights in Russia, Debra Javeline and Vanessa A. Baird
The Representation of Political and Economic Elites in the Russian Federation Council, Cameron Ross and Rostislav Turovsky
Oil and Regime Stability in Azerbaijan, Farid Guliyev
Number 4 / Fall 2012
Number 3 / Summer 2012
Cultural Globalization in the Post-Soviet "South", Douglas Blum
Political UIssues in Russia's Literary Discourse, Andrey Makarychev
Toward Eurasian Cultural Studies: chances and Challenges, Peter Rollberg
]Reflecting on Twenty Years of Post-Soviet Experience, Yulia Nikitima
Foreign Policy and Aging Central Asian Autocrats, Eric McGlinchey
Plea Bargaining Russian Style, Peter Solomon
Number 2 / Spring 2012
Introductory Letter, Henry E. Hale, Robert W. Orttung, and Fredo Arias-King
Political Leadership After Communism, Timothy J. Colton
Two Decades of Post-Soviet Regime Dynamics, Henry E. Hale
Is Putin's Regime Becoming more like Brezhnev's?, Peter Reddaway
Citizenship and the Social Contract in Post-Soviet Russia, Samuel A. Greene
Twenty Years of Russian Legal Reform, William Pomeranz
Society as an Anchor in Post-Soviet State-Building, Serhiy Kudelia
Post-Communist Legacies and Politicla Behavior and Attitudes, Grigore Pop-Eleches and Joshua A. Tucker
The Unexpectedly Underwhelming Role of Ethnicity in Russian Politics, 1991-2011, Elise Giuliano and Dmitry Gorenburg
Number 1 / Winter 2012
A Note from the Publisher, James S. Denton
The Development of Russia's Child Protection and Welfare System, Ann A. Rudnicki
Number 4 / Fall 2011
The State of the Public Sphere in Russia, Elena Chebankova
Russian Grand Strategy in the South Ossentia War, Brian J. Ellison
Number 3 / Summer 2011
Education in the Period of the Post-Soviet Transition in Ukraine, Benjamin Kutsyuruba
Number 2 / Spring 2011
The Color Revolution Virus and Authoritarian Antidote: Political Protest and Regime Counterattacks in Post-Communist Spaces, Abel Polese and Donnacha O Beachain
"Great Projects" Politics in Russia: History's Hardly Victorious End, Anatoly Reshetnikov
Number 1 / Winter 2011
Number 4 / Fall 2010
Acquiring Assets, Debts and Citizens: Russia and the Micro-Foundations of Transnistria's Stalemated Conflict,Rebecca Chamberlain-Creanga and Lyndon K. Allin
Higher Education Reforms in the Fight Against Corruption in Georgia, Mariam Orkodashvili
Number 3 / Summer 2010
Russia's Food Policies and Foreign Policy, Stephen Wegren
Medvedev, Putin and Perestroika 2.0, Gordon M. Hahn
Number 2 / Spring 2010
Number 1 / Winter 2010
Number 4 / Fall 2009
Does "Populism" in Europe's New Democracies Really Matter?, Philip Dimitrov
The Fundamentalist Utopia of Gennady Shimanov from the 1960s-1980s, Mikhail D. Suslov
Perestroika Began in Prague, Interview with Yevgeny Ambartsumov, Part I
Number 3 / Summer 2009
Georgian Politics since the August 2008 War, Svante E. Cornell and Niklas Nilsson
Number 2 / Spring 2009
At a Dead End: Russian Policy and the Russian Far East, Stephen Blank
Number 1 / Winter 2009
Imagined Communities in an Intergrating Baltic Region, Michael Ardovino
Following Only Some of the Money in Russia, Ethan S. Burger, Esq
Father Aleksandr Men and the Struggle to Recover Russia's Heritage, Wallace L. Daniel
Number 4 / Fall 2008
The Uncertain Future: Sino-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century, Herman Pirchner Jr.
The First Steps of Russia's Public Chamber, Representation or Coordination?, Alfred B. Evans Jr.
Number 3 / Summer 2008
The Double Monopoly and Its Technologists: The Russian Preemptive Counterevolution, Alexander Etkind and Andrei Shcherbak
Changing Federalism and the Islamic Challenge in Tatarstan, Eduard Ponarin
Patients in Contemporary Russian Reproductive Health Care Institutions: Strategies of Establishing Trust, Anna Temkina and Elena Zdravomyslova
Kravchuk and Yeltsiin at Reelection, David C. Brooker
Number 2 / Spring 2008
Russia's Borderline Personality, Fredo Arias-King, Arlene King de Arias, and Fredo Arias de la Canal
Number 1 / Winter 2008
Introduction to the Fifteenth Anniversary Issue, Fredo Arias-King
The New Imperial Russia, Marshall I. Goldman
Russia and China in the Global Economy, Harley Balzer
Assessing the Courts in Russia: Parameters of Progress under Putin, Peter H. Solomon Jr.
Is Russia Becoming a Normal Society?, Richard Rose
Number 4 / Fall 2007
Introduction, Marshall I. Goldman
The Dog Barks but the Caravan Moves On, Marshall I. Goldman
Russia and the United States: No Longer Rivals, Not Yet Partners, Richard H. Matzke
Natural Gas in the Context of Russia's Energy System, Leslie Dienes
Energy Dependence and Political Power: Some Paradoxes
Number 3 / Summer 2007
U.S. Interests in Central Asia and Their Challenges, Stephen Blank
Number 2 / Spring 2007
Russia and Central Asia: The Growing Policy Challeneger for the International Community, The Honorable Alcee L. Hastings, M.C
Gorbachev, Lenin and the Break with Leninism, Archie Brown
Civic Trust and Governance in Armenia, Artak Shakaryan
Number 1 / Winter 2007
Russia's Political Youths, Michael Schwirtz
Through an Orange-Colored Lens: Western Media, Constructed Imagery, and Color Revolutions, Andres Schipani-Aduriz
A Revolution of the Mind, Interview with Yulia Malysheva
Russians Must Shed Fear, Interview with Maria Gaidar
Revolution is Contagious, Interview with Marek Kapusta
Number 4 / Fall 2006
The Orange Revolution at the Crossroads, Taras Kuzio
Why Donbass Votes for Yanukovych: Confronting the Ukrainian Orange Revolution, Ararat L. Osipian and Alexandr L. Osipian
The Genesis of the European Union's Relations with Ukraine and Belarus, Interview with Luis Moreno
Geopolitics versus Democracy in Takjikistan, Shahram Akbarzadeh
The Political Economy of the Resource Curse in Russia, Patreek Goorha
Number 3 / Summer 2006
Democratization in Armenia: Some Trends of Political Culture and Behavior, Vahe Sahakyan and Arthur Atanesyan
The South Caucasus: Problems of Stability and Regional Security, David Shahnazaryan
The Trade-offs between Security and Civil Liberties in Russia's War on Terror: The Regional Dimension, Nabi Abdullaev and Simon Saradzhyan
Ideas of Revolutions and Revolutionary Ideas, Leon Aron
Number 2 / Spring 2006
Introduction, Gerard Libaridian
Macroinstitutional Political Structures and Their Development in Armen, Alexander Markarov
The Politics of Independence and Transition - Interveiw with Ara Sahakyan, Gerard Libaridian
Economic Reform and War - Interview with Hrand Bagratyan, Gerard Libaridian
Economic Challenges Faced by the New Armenian State, Armand Sarian
Redefining Armenian National Security, Richard Giragosian
The Nagorno-Karabakh Settlement Revisited: Is Peace Achievable?, Levon Zourabian
From Post-Soviet Studies to Armenianology, Asbed Kotchikian
Number 1 / Spring 2006
Editor's Introduction, Sally W. Stoecker
Russians and Their Party System, Stephen White
What Russia Must Do to Fight Organized Crime, Thomas Firestone
"Learning" to Offer an Alternative to Military Service: Norm Adoption in Russia, Flemming Splidsboel Hansen
The Warming of Turkish-Russian Relations: Motives and Implications, James W. Warhola and Wiliiam A. Mitchell
Number 4 / Winter 2005
Economic Reform after the Revolution in the Kyrgyz Republic, Anders Aslund
Russian Policy toward Ukraine during Elections, Taras Kuzio
Georgia as a Laboratory for Democracy, James V. Wertsch
Moldova's Orange Evolution - Interview Iurie Rosca, Victoria Cusnir
The Rise of Islamist Extremism in Kabardino-Balkariya, Gordon M. Hahn
Number 3 / Summer 2005
Threats of Judicial Counterreform in Putin's Russia, Peter H. Solomon, Jr.
The Democratic Choice of Kazakhstan: A Case study in Economic Liberalization, Intraelite Cleavage, and Political Opposition, Barbara Junisbai and Azamat Junisbai
Orthodoxy and Global Pluralism, Peter L. Berger
Orthodox Chirstianity, Civil Society, and Russian Democracy, Christopher Marsh
Number 2 / Spring 2005
Introduction, Gordon M. Hahn
Ordinary Russians? Rethinking August 1991, Harley Balzer
Addressing the Challenges of Russia's "Failing State": The Legacy of Gorbachev and the Promise of Putin, John P. Willerton, Mikhail Beznosov and Martin Carrier
Perestroika and the Challenge of Democracy in Russia, Richard Sakwa
Gorbachev Steered Things in a Constructive Way, Interview with Pavel R. Palazchenko
From Brezhnev Doctrine to Sinatra Doctrine, Interview with Gennady Gerasimov
The Correlation between Healthy and Ill Forces is Not in Our Favor, Interview with Tatyana I. Zaslavskaya
Number 1 / Winter 2005
The Perestroika of Demokratizatsiya, Fredo Arias-King
Feeding the Hand that Bit You: Votin for Ex-authoritarian Rulers in Russia and Bolivia, Amber L. Seligson and Joshua A. Tucker
Is Putin Pursuing Policy of Eurasianism, Matthew Schmidt
The New Russian identity and the United States, Vladimir Zvonovsky
Russia's Political Party System as (Continued) Impediment to Democratization: the 2003 Duma and 2004 Presidential Elections in Perspective, Jonathan W. Riggs and Peter J. Schraeder
Conclusion, Julia Kilmer
Number 4 / Fall 2004
Back to the Future: An Overview of Moldova Under Voronin, Paul D. Quinlan
The Foreign Policy of the Voronin Administration, Robert Weiner
The Democrats Must Co-Operate, Interview with Iurie Rosca
Number 3 / Summer 2004
Russia: Death and Resurrection of KGB, J. Michael Waller
East Germany: The Stasi and De-Stasification, John O. Koehler
Lithuania: A Problem of Disclosure, Tomas Skucas
Poland: Continuity and Change, Andrzej Grojewski
Esau's Birthright and Jacob's Pottage: A Brief Look at Orthodox - Methodist Ecumenism in Tweintieth - Century Russia, Rev. Thomas Hoffman and William Alex Primedore
Number 2 / Spring 2004
Federal Reforms in Russia: Putin's Challenge to the Republics, James Alexander
Where is Russia Going? Putin's Second Term, Vladimir Brovkin
Georgia, Moldova and Bulgaria: Dismantling Communist Structures is Hardly Extremism, Interview with Irina Sarishvili-Chanturia, Iurie Rosca and Philip Dimitrov
Russia's Political Party: System as an Impediment to Democratization, Johathan W. Riggs and Peter J. Schaeder
Number 1 / Winter 2004
Putin: Consummate Illiberal or Embryonic Anti-Liberal? Fredo Arias-King, Issue Editor
Aleksandr Dugin's Foundations of Geopolitics, John B. Dunlop
Putin’s Russia: Is It a Doable Project? Mikhail Beliaev
Belarus Will Soon Be Liberated, Interview with Stanislau Shushkevich
Georgia: Rise and Fall of the Façade Democracy, Jaba Devdariani
Chernobyl and Its Political Fallout: A Reassessment, Nicholas Daniloff
From Russia without Love: The “Fourth Wave” of Global Human Trafficking, Johanna Granville
Yuri Shchekochikhin: A Tribute, Fredo Arias-King, Issue Editor
Number 4 / Fall 2003
Free Trade in the 1990s: Understanding Estonian Exceptionalism, Gregory Feldman
Social Contradictions Shadowing Estonia's "Success Story", Marju Lauristin
Changing Media in a Changing Society, Peeter Vihalemm
Number 3 / Summer 2003
The Past, Present, and Future of the Russian Federal State, Gordon M. Hahn
Editor's Introduction, Sally W. Stoecker
Resisting Putin's Federal Reforms on the Legal Front, Robert Sharlet
Institutional Determinants of Chronic Policy Failure in Yeltsin's Russia, Alexander Sokolowski
The New Justices of the Peace in the Russian Federation: A Cornerstone of Judicial Reform?, Peter H. Solomon, Jr.
Number 2 / Spring 2003
Reply to Christoph Stefes, Anders Aslund
The Future of Russo-American Partnership, Stephen Blank
Russian Preferred Self-image and the Two Chechen Wars, Simone Ispa-Landa
Working with the Russians, Donald N. Jensen
Baltic-Russian Relations in Light of Expanding NATO and EU, Marko Mihkelson
Russia in the New World Order: Power and Tolerance in Contemporary International Relation, Valerii Ivanovich Mikhailenko
Stability vs. Volatility: Why the CIS Is Not a Shining Example for Central Europe, Christoph H. Stefes
NATO: The Only West That Russia Has?, Ira Straus
Number 1 / Winter 2003
The Centrality of Elites, Fredo Arias-King
Trade Access Versus an Economic Model, Anders Aslund
Russia as an Economic Superpower: Fantasy or Possibility?, Marshall I. Goldman
On the Future of the Russian State, Eugene Huskey
Introduction to the 10th Anniversary Edition, Fredo Arias-King
Is Russia Rising?, Andrew C. Kuchins
Generational Change in Russia, Michael McFaul
The War on Terrorism in Central Asia and the Cause of Democratic Reform, Martha Brill Olcot
With or Against the West: Russia 's Debate Continues, Herman Pirchner
Post-Sovietology Blues: Reflections on a Tumultuous Decade, Peter Rutland
Crime and Corruption: Enduring Problems of Post-Soviet Development, Louise I. Shelley
Belarus: To Democracy through Neo-Communism, Stanislau Shushkevich
The Russian Left and the French Paradigm, Joan Barth Urban
The United States, Russia, and the New Challenges, Nikolai V. Zlobin
Number 4 / Fall 2002
Putin and the Middle East, Robert O. Freedman
Mexico and Russia: Mirror Images?, Nikolas K. Gvosdev
Fueling the Future: The Prospects for Russian Oil and Gas, Fiona Hill and Florence Fee
Estonia's Knight Returns, Mel Huang
The Agenda Before NATO and Russia, Tomas Valasek
Number 3 / Summer 2002
Recent Assessments of Social Organizations in Russia, Alfred B. Evans, Jr.
Russia's Elites in Search of Consensus: What Kind of Consolidation?, Vladimir Gelman
Postcommunist Civil Society in Comparative Perspective, Marc Morje Howard
Number 2 / Spring 2002
Comprehending the Weakness of Russia's Unions, Stephen Crowley
Introduction, Michael A. McFaul
The Kremlin's Civic Forum: Cooperation or Co-optation for Civil Society in Russia?, Alexander Nikitin and Jane Buchanan
Women's NGOs in Russia: Struggling from the Margins, Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom
Human Rights in Post-Soviet Russia, Jonathan D. Weiler
Number 1 / Winter 2002
Adult Stigmatization and the Hidden Power of Homeless Children in Russia, Clementine Fujimura
Russian-Iranian Relations in the Putin Era, Mark N. Katz
Regional Variations in the Implementation of Russia's Federal District Reform, Lynn D. Nelson and Irina Y. Kuzes
Moldova Under Lucinschi, Paul D. Quinlan
Number 4 / Fall 2001
How to Fight a Religious Protest Movement?, Vladimir N. Brovkin
Migration and Restructuring in Post-Soviet Russia, Timothy Heleniak
A Half-Democratic Russia Will Always Be a Half-Ally to the United States, Michael McFaul and Nikolai Zlobin
The End of the Insular State?, Sally W. Stoecker
Religion and Politics in Neighboring Belarus and Poland: Gender Dimensions, Larissa Titarenko
Number 3 / Summer 2001
Democratizing Russian Higher Education, Michael V. Deaver
Trafficking in Human Beings in Georgia and the CIS, Georgi Glonti
The Political Underpinnings of U.S. Bilateral Aid to the Countries of Transcaucasus, Ekaterine Metreveli and Ester Hakobyan
Number 2 / Spring 2001
Russian Federalism: Continuing Myth or Political Salvation?, Daniel R. Kempton
Putin's Policy toward Japan: Return of the Two Islands, or More?, Hiroshi Kimura
Perm Oblast : Autonomies to Choose From, Boris Povarnitsyn
The City, Contested Identity, and Democratic Transitions, Blair A. Ruble
Number 1 / Winter 2001
Russia's Ulster: The Chechen War and Its Consequences, Stephen Blank
Barkashov and the Russian Power Ministries, 1994-2000, John B. Dunlop
The Political Economy of Federalism in Russia, Prateek Goorha
The Special Powers of Russia's Parliament, Igor V. Grankin
Russia and the IMF: A Sordid Tale of Moral Hazard, Stefan Hedlund
Nongovernmental Actors in U.S. and Russian Chemical Demilitarization Efforts: A Need for Mutual Understanding and Cooperation, Igor Khripunov and George W. Parshall
The Dark Forces: Popular Analogies in Russian Politics, Alexander Zaslavsky
Number 4 / Fall 2000
Vladimir Putin's Vertical State and the Embryo of a Horizontal Opposition, Virginie Coulloudon
Georgia at the Crossroads, Georgi Glonti
Unraveling the Mystery of the Tashkent Bombings: Theories and Implications, Abdumannob Polat and Nikolai Butkevich
Recent Elections in Georgia: At Long Last, Stability?, Darrell Slider
Borderland Identities or Steering a Sinking Ship?, Michael Szporer
Ukraine: Vagaries of the Post-Soviet Transition, Igor Torbakov
Number 3 / Summer 2000
In Search of a Historic Yeltsin, Leon Aron
The Fate of the Russian State, Thomas E. Graham, Jr.
Remembering Anatoly Sobchak, Alan Holiman
On the Way to Democracy: Women 's Activism in Kazakhstan, Galiya Khassanova
Russian Democracy-A U.S. National Security Interest, Michael McFaul and Sarah E. Mendelson
Belarus: Self-Identification and Statehood, Stanislav Shushkevich
"New Russian" Humor, Nikolai Zlobin
Number 2 / Spring 2000
Is It Power or Principle? A Footnote on the Talbott Doctrine, Fredo Arias-King
Putin and Shoigu: Reversing Russia 's Decline, Theodore Karasik
The Social-Psychological Roots of the Ethnic Problems in Crimea, Carina Korostelina
Politics in Post-Soviet Russia: Where Are the Women?, Carol Nechemias
The Walis That Have Yet to Fall: Belarus as a Mirror of CIS Transition, Larissa G. Titarenko
Foreign Trade Policymaking in Belarus: Current Practices and Problems, Irina E. Tochitskaya
Number 1 / Winter 2000
After Kosovo: The Impact of NATO Expansion on Russian Political Parties, Johanna Granville
The Boss: How Yuri Luzhkov Runs Moscow, Donald N. Jensen
On Strategies for Combating Corruption in Russia, Vitaly A. Nomokonov
The Rise in Human Trafficking and the Role of Organized Crime, Sally Stoecker
Patronage and the Presidential Critique: Budget Policy in the Fifth Russian State Duma, Frank C. Thames, Jr.
Number 4 / Fall 1999
Discourse on NATO in Russia during the Kosovo War, Vladimir Brovkin
George Kennan and the Challenge of Siberia, Nicholas Daniloff
The Russian Military Faces "Creeping Disintegration", Dale R. Herspring
Russian Regions as International Actors, Andrey S. Makarychev
Russian Regions after the Crisis: Coping with Economic Troubles Governors Reap Political Rewards, Radoslav K. Petkov and Natan M. Shkylar
An Illinois Yankee in Tsar Yeltsin's Court: Justice in Russia, Ronald R. Pope
Number 3 / Summer 1999
Pluralism in the Komi Republic? Overcoming Executive Resistance, James Alexander
How Russia Is Ruled-1998, Donald N. Jensen
Russia's Many Foreign Policies, Michael McFaul
Leadership in Modern Russian Society A Regional Survey, Tatiyana Ryskova
Russian Constitutional Change: An Opportunity Missed, Robert Sharlet
Post-Soviet Youth: Engagement in Civil Society-Belarus and Beyond, Larissa G. Titarenko
Number 2 / Spring 1999
Soviet Domestic Politics and Collapse of the Outer Empire, 1989, Fredo Arias-King
Tributes to Galina Starovoitova, Ariel Cohen
Is There a Successor Generation in the Former Soviet Union?, Elena Kudriashova and Valery Novytsky
Legal Reform in Ukraine: Life in the Trenches, Christopher Lehmann
The Rule of Law and Russian Culture-Are They Compatible?, Ronald R. Pope
Number 1 / Winter 1999
A Tribute to Galina Starovoitova, Fredo Arias-King
The Noncommunist Left, Social Constituencies, and Political Strategies in Russia, Paul T. Christensen
Russia's 1997 Law Renews Religious Persecution, John B. Dunlop
The Patriarch and the President: Religion and Political Choice in Russia, Vicki L. Helsi, Ebru Erdem, William Reisinger, and Arthur Miller
Changing Russia's Electoral System: Assessing Alternative Forms of Representation and Elections, Misha Myagkov and Peter C. Ordeshook
Number 4 / Fall 1998
The Russia You Never Met, Matt Bivens and Jonas Bernstein
The Baltic Reborn: Challenges of Transition, Walter C. Clemens, Jr.
Murder for Hire as a Manifestation of Organized Crime, V. A. Nomokonov and V. I. Shulga
The Boris Yeltsin of History, Peter Rutland
Weimar Russia?, Karl W. Ryavec
Privatization, Corruption, and Reform in Present Day Russia, Remarks by Veniamin Sokolov
Number 3 / Summer 1998
The State of the Russian State: Diagnoses and Prognoses, George W. Breslauer
Russian Democracy: From the Future to the Past, Stephen Blank
Elite Groups in Russia, Virginie Coulloudon
The Yeltsin Era in the Light of Russian History: Reform or Reaction?, Dmitri Glinski and Peter Reddaway
Governance and the Russian Economy, Philip Hanson
Russian Economic Reform and the Restructuring of Interests, Lynn D. Nelson and Irina Y. Kuzes
Unraveling the Soviet Union: Gorbachev's Change in World View, Susanne Sternthal
Number 2 / Spring 1998
A Paradigm Shift in Russo-Japanese Relations, Tsuneo Akaha
Editor's Introduction to the Spring 1998 Issue, Sally W. Stoecker
Russo-Japanese Relations: Opportunity for a Rapprochement?, Peggy Falkenheim Meyer
Russia and the Two Koreas: The Dilemmas of "Dual Engagement", James Clay Moltz
Sino-Russian Relations: Will the Strategic Partnership Endure?, Gilbert Rozman
Number 1 / Winter 1998
The Dynamics of Integration: Russia and the Near Abroad, Jan S. Adams
Proposed Solutions to the Organized Crime Problem in Russia: Lessons Learned from Social and Legal Approaches Employed in the United States, Great Britain, and Sicily, Joseph L. Albini and R. E. Rogers
Samashki: Belief and Betrayal in a Chechen Town at War, Thomas Goltz
Georgian Politics and the Conflicts in Abkhazia and South Ossetia, Rusudan Gorgiladze
NATO Expansion: A View from the State Duma, Valery N. Gorokhov and Dmitry Ye. Gorovtsov
Georgia-Abkhazia Conflict: View from Abkhazia, Liana Kvarchelia
Azerbaijan and the Caspian Basin: Pipelines and Geopolitics, Jayhun Molla-Zade
Dynamics of State-Building in Georgia, Ghia Nodia
Russia, Crime, and the Moral Educative Function of Law, Barbara Ann Stolz
Number 4 / Fall 1997
Russia: Permanent Narrow Escape, Boris Altshuler
Introduction, Fifth Anniversary Issue, Louise Shelley and Fredo Arias-King
The State of Transition Economics, Anders Aslund
Listening for the Russian Voice, W. Donald Bowles
Russia: A Year into Yeltsin's Second Term, Vladimir Brovkin
Ignore Sovietology at Your Peril, Marshall I Goldman
Russia, Science, and Social Constructivism, Loren R. Graham
The Russian Democratic Movement: Past, Present, and Future, Vladimir N. Lysenko
The Central Asian States: An Overview of Five Years of Independence, Martha Brill Olcott
Stealing the Russian State, Louise I. Shelley
What Is the State of Democracy in the Post-Communist Countries?, Bruce L. R. Smith
Why Russia Needs NATO, Martin Walker
From Post-Communist Chaos to Mature Democracy, Victor Yasmann
Number 3 / Summer 1997
The Evolution of Authoritarianism in Turkmenistan, Kareem Al-Bassam
Prospects for Kazakstan's Asian Liberalism, Gregory Gleason
The Writing on the Wall, Nikolai Zlobin
How the KGB Violates Citizens' Rights: The Case of Alexander Nikitin, Thomas Nilsen and Jon Gauslaa
Number 2 / Spring 1997
Civil Society and Political Authority in the Semenov District, Alfred B. Evans
The Municipal Legislature in Novosibirsk, 1992-95, Jonathan Harris
Interest Representation in Sverdlovsk and the Ascendancy of Regional Corporatism, Lynn D. Nelson and Irina Y. Kuzes
The Role of Antimonopoly Committees in the Former Soviet Union, Thomas A. Timberg
Russia's Elected Governors: A Force to Be Reckoned With, Marc Zlotnik
Number 1 / Winter 1997
Response from the Department of Defense, Ashton B. Carter
Author's Rebuttal to the Department of Defense, J. Michael Waller
Who Stole What in Russia's December 1993 Elections, Mikhail Filippov and Peter C. Ordeshook
Russia Reconsidered: Another Look at the Revolution from Below, Dmitry Mikheyev
Response from the Department of State, Richard Morningstar
Author's Rebuttal to the Department of State, J. Michael Waller
To Russia, With Cash, J. Michael Waller
Catastrophism on the Eve of 2000: Apocalyptic Ideology Between Russia's Past and Future, Vladimir Shlapentokh
Number 4 / Fall 1996
Yeltsin's Newest Coup, Stephen Blank and Jacob Kipp
Health and Social Stability in the Former Soviet Union: The Need for Policy Direction, Edward J. Burger, Jr.
Alexander Barkashov and the Rise of National Socialism in Russia, John B. Dunlop
Democracy and Institutional Design in Russia, Eugene Huskey
Russian Political Police: Immortal Traditions and Eternal Threats, Boris Pustintsev
The Specter of Integration in Russia: Lessons for the West and Ukraine, Volodymyr Zviglyanich
Number 3 / Summer 1996
The Moscow Press: Vanguard of Democracy?, Ivan Ascher
Federal Elections in Russia: The Necessity of Systemic Reforms, Catherine Barnes
State Duma Election Returns, 1995, Glenn Bryant
Correspondence-Armitage, Burrill, Stavrakis
Cats and Mice: The Presidential Campaign in the Russian Heartland, Gennady A. Gershanok
The Dilemma of "Our Home Is Russia" A View from the Inside, Sergei Kolesnikov
Nowhere to Turn But Yeltsin, John Lloyd
Strategies of the Main Presidential Candidates, Valery Solovei
The Russian Media's Time of Troubles, Elizabeth Tucker
Number 2 / Spring 1996
Kings, Queens, Tsars, and Commissars: Russia Gets the Royal Treatment, Ann E. Robertson
Bull in a China Shop: USAID's Post-Soviet Mission, Peter J. Stavrakis
Why Gennady Zyuganov's Communist Party Finished First, Alexander S. Tsipko
The Communist Movement in Post-Soviet Russia, Joan Barth Urban
Humor as Political Protest, Nikolai Zlobin
Number 1 / Winter 1996
Economic Conversion in Perspective, Marshall Goldman and Ethan B. Kapstein
Retrospectives at the Gorbachev Foundation, Valentin Tolstykh
Reflections On Perestroika, Georgy Shakhnazarov
Number 4 / Fall 1995
Eyewitness Accounts from Chechnya, Yevgenia Albats
From Marx to Markets: Reform of the Russian University Economics Curriculum, Stanley L. Brue and Craig R. MacPhee
Business Education and Change in Russia and Eastern Europe, Fred J. Evans and Nancy J. Birch
In How Many Ways Will Russia Resemble Uzbekistan?, Steny H. Hoyer
How the West Shouldn't React to Events in Chechnya, Sergei Kovalev
Labor Policy and a New Workplace Governance System in Russia, Jay S. Siegel
Not U.S. vs. Russia, but Humanity vs. Inhumanity, Christopher H. Smith
Number 3 / Summer 1995
From The Archives, Nikolai V. Zlobin
Will Russia Become the Capital of World Feminism?, Nedezhda Azhgikhina
Organized Crime and Corruption in Russia, Sergei Boskholov
Women and Employment Policy in Contemporary Russia, Mary I. Dakin
Sex as a Mirror of the Russian Revolution, Igor S. Kon
Communists, Democracy, and Reform in Post-Communist Russia, Ian McAllister, Stephen White
Kazakh Trade Unions, Gennady Nekitin
Political History of Russian Bureaucracy and Roots of Its Power, Maryanne Ozernoy and Tatiana Samsonova
New Politics in Kazakhstan, Louise I. Shelley
Number 2 / Spring 1995
The Chechen Crisis and the Media, Nicholas Daniloff and Sergei A. Grigoriev
Nationalism and Democracy in Ukraine, Paula J. Dobriansky
Media and Politics in Central Asia, Mehrdad Haghayeghi
Ukrainian Free Trade Unions, Semyon Karikov
Russian Cultural Values and Their Effect on Domestic and Foreign Policy, Vladimir N. Podoprigora and Tatiana I. Krasnopevtseva
Country of Eternal "Pregnancy", Nikolai V. Zlobin
The State and Economic Reform in Ukraine, Volodymyr Zviglyanich
Number 1 / Winter 1995
Free Trade Unions in Russia, Ludmila Alexeeva
Yeltsin's Betrayal of Democracy: Testimony before the CSCE, Yelena Bonner
Toward Reform of the Lithuanian Economy, Thomas Grennes
Bulgaria's Transition to a Market Economy, Alfred Levinson
Democracy Is Not Dead in Russia, Louise I. Shelley
Number 4 / Fall 1994
The Proposed Constitution of Ukraine: A Legal Perspective, Bohdan A. Futey
Russian Presidential Politics Today, Theodore Karasik and Brenda Horrigan
Russia, the Baltic States and the West, Rita Putins Peters
Is the NIS Brain Drain Exaggerated?, Jeffrey L. Roberg
The Role of the Courts in the Electoral Process of Ukraine, Viktor Shishkin
Political Threats to a Free Press in Russia, Vitaly Tretyakov
Zhirinovsky's Strategy to Succeed Yeltsin: And How to Thwart It, Andrei P. Tsygankov
Number 3 / Summer 1994
Organized Crime and Society, Vyacheslav Afanasyev
How Free is the Media in Russia Today, Nicholas Daniloff and Sergei A. Grigoriev
Privatizatsiya and Kriminalizatsiya: How Organized Crime is Hijacking Privatization, Svetlana P. Glinkina
Crime and Human Rights in Russia: A Review of Basic Legislation, Nikolai V. Kachev and Alexander G. Pipiya
Crime in Russia: Causes and Prevention, Ninel F. Kuznetsova
The Organized Crime Morass in the Former Soviet Union, Rensselaer W. Lee, III
Political Control of Television in Yeltsin's Russia, Alexander Lyubimov
The Revival of Islam and Islamic Publishing, Magomedkhan M. Magomedkhanov
The New Provincial Journalism: Leaving the Forlorn Beauty of Words Behind, Alexander S. Meltsaev
Crime and Statistics: Do the Figures Reflect the Real Situation?, Inga B. Mikhailovskaya
The Rise of the Provincial Press, Elizabeth Schillinger
Organized Crime and the Russian State: Challenges to U.S.-Russia Cooperation, J. Michael Waller
Can the West Help a Russian Free Press?, Thomas Winship
Number 2 / Spring 1993
From the Archives, Edited by Nikolai V. Zlobin
The Politics of Language in Moldova, Jeffrey Chinn
Nuclear Proliferation Dangers in the NIS: An Interim Assessment, James E. Doyle
Where Does the "Mafiya" Come From, Yuri Shchekochikhin
Brazauskas in Power: An Assessment, Julius Smulkstys
Russia: To Be or Not to Be, Valery Zorkin
Number 1 / Winter 1993
Kyrgyzstan: Central Asia's Democratic Alternative, Askar Akayev
Contending With Russia's Military Machine, Stephen Blank
When Will Russia Abandon Its Secret Chemical Weapons Program?, Gale Colby and Irene Goldman
Can We Help Russia Become a Good Neighbor?, Paul A. Goble
Breaking the Shackles: Latvia After the USSR, Rasma Karklins
A Strategy to Encourage Democracy In the Newly Independent States, Constantine C. Menges
The Belarusian National Dilemma And Its Implications for U.S. Policy-Makers, Kathleen Mihalisko
Democracy and Statebuilding in Central Asia: Challenges for U.S. Policy-Makers, Martha Brill Olcott
Russia's and America's Intertwined Fates, Blair A. Ruble
Number 4 / Fall 1992
Is There Any Hope for Russian Political Parties?, Vasily I. Zlobin
Can Centrism Work in Russia?, Andrei Ryabov
The Democratic Russia Movement: Myths and Reality, Lev Ponomarev
Tajikistan in Ruins: The Descent into Chaos of a Central Asian Republic, Svetlana Lolaeva
From the Archives: Thirteen Documents from the Secret Archives of Iosif Stalin, edited by Nikolai V. Zlobin
Number 3 / Summer 1992
Moscow State University: Problems and Objectives, Viktor A. Sadovnichy
The Bitter Fruits of "Democracy" in Kazakhstan, Eric Rudenshiold
Transition to Democracy in Ukraine, Bohdan Harasymiw
The U.S. and Russia in the New World Order, Pyotr V. Gladkov
Russia's Impending Ecological Disaster, Sergei Bobylev
Dismantling the Czechoslovak Secret Police, Jaroslav Basta
Healing the Soviet Legacy Towards Women, Nadezhda Azhgikhina
From the Archives: Installing Soviet Power in the Caucasus, Edited by Nikolai Zlobin
Eradicating the Soviet Police State, Introduction
Number 2 / Spring 1992
Perestroika Versus the Command-Administrative System, Nikolai V. Zlobin
More Troubled Waters at the KGB Archives, Vladimir Abarinov
Number 1 / Winter 1992
The Command-Administrative System in Russia the Historical Legacy, Nikolai V. Zlobin
Russia on the Cusp, Mark H. Teeter
Democratization in Ukraine: Constitutions and the Rule of Law, Gregory H. Stanton
Mikhail Gorbachev: The Last Days of the Presidency, Yuri Shchekochikhin
On the Path to Reforming the KGB: Proposals and Projects, Fredo Arias-King
Will Democratization Survive Freedom in the Ex-USSR?, Peter Juviler
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Professor Henry Hale writes article “Twenty-Five Years after the USSR: What’s Gone Wrong?” for the Journal of Democracy.
Professor Eliot Sorel writes article on the Brexit, the Euro-Atlantic Alliance, and Global Security for the Wilson Center's Global Europe Program.
Professor Harris Mylonas writes a book review of Paschalis M. Kitromilides's Enlightenment and Revolution in Nations and Nationalism, Volume 22, Issue 3: 598-600.
Professor Eliot Sorel participated in the World Bank Group and World Health Organization high level meeting on Making Mental Health a Global Development priority. Professor Sorel was a member of the the innovations panel and presented, together with his GWU students, an innovator's booth with a focus on TOTAL Health, integrating primary care, mental health and public health. This innovator's booth was based on the research done by Professor Sorel and his team in China, India, Iran & Romania and was recently published in the International Medical Journal in Japan.
Nationalities Papers (Volume 44, Issue 3, 2016: 488–502) recently published a book symposium of Professor Harris Mylonas' book The Politics Of Nation-building: Making Co-Nationals, Refugees, and Minorities.
Professor Sebastien Peyrouse writes a piece for the Washington Times' Monkey Cage blog on Shiite and Sunni Muslims in Central Asia.
Professor Marlene Laruelle is interviewed by the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs on the European and Russian Far Right.
Professor Marlene Laruelle recently publishes a new work on the European Union in Eurasia, The European Union in a Reconnecting Eurasia.
Professor Harris Mylonas publishes essay on Greece on the Cultural Anthropology website.
Professor Eliot Sorel's ideas and projects to be presented at the Making Mental Health a Global Development Priority summit at the World Bank (April 13-14, 2016).
IERES member Professor Harris Mylonas has made several appearances in the Greek media where he discussed the refugee crisis in Europe and the terrorist attacks in Brussels. Appearances include Star Channel (March 16 and March 24), Radio Athens, and Mega Channel.
Professor Sebastien Peyrouse publishes article on Islamic finance in Central Asia.
Professor Marlene Laruelle published an article on Geidar Dzhemal ("Between Islamism, Occult Fascism and Eurasianism"), available here.
IERES member Eliot Sorel, MD was sworn in by Mayor Muriel Bowser to be a member of the District of Columbia Health Information Exchange Policy Board. The ceremony took place in the Old Council Chambers at Judiciary Square in the District of Columbia, on Thursday, March 17th, 2016.
Associate Dean Hope M. Harrison interviewed by CCTV about local elections in Germany, where the anti-immigrant AfD party made significant gains.
The Diplomat mentions the Central Asia Program's recent security conference in an article about China's Silk Road Initiative.
On March 1, 2016, German Foreign Minister Frank Walter-Steinmeir gave a talk at the Elliott School on "Times of Crisis: Why Translatlantic Partnership Matters." A transcript of his speech can be found here
Professor Eliot Sorel will be moderating at the Wilson Center's event "How Can Societies Control Corruption? : The European Experience." Those interested in attending can RSVP here
Professor Sebastien Peyrouse writes a PONARS memo about Islam and the government of Uzbekistan.
Professor Sebastien Peyrouse writes report "EU Strategy in Central Asia: Competition or Cooperation" for the Al Jazeera Center for Studies.
Professor Eliot Sorel releases a new Global Mental Health and Psychiatry Newsletter as part of the Career, Leadership and Mentorship Program.
Nominations for the 2016 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award will be accepted through June 1, 2016. More details can be found here.
Professor Harris Mylonas quoted in recent Washington Post piece on Donald Trump.
Professor Harris Mylonas publishes article on political developments in Greece in 2014 for the European Journal of Political Research.
Professor Marlene Laruelle publishes paper on Russian nationalism for PONARS.
Professor Eliot Sorel writes op-ed piece entitled "Health, Education, Development, and Global Security."
Professor Harris Mylonas quoted in Wall Street Journal article on elections within Greece's opposition party.
Professor Marlene Laruelle writes article for Eurasian Geography and Economics entitled "The US Silk Road: Geopolitical Imaginary or the Repackaging of Strategic Interests" (not available online) and co-authors study "From Paris to Vladivostok: The Kremlin Connections of the French Far-Right."
Professor Henry Hale writes article on nationalism and cynism in politics (in Russian) for the IERES-sponsored journal Kontrapunkt.
Professor Harris Mylonas quoted in Washington Post's Monkey Cage in a post about Syria.
Professor Robert Orttung writes a guest blog for Resurgent Dictatorship: The Global Assault on Democracy.
Professor Sebastien Peyrouse co-authors articlein the November 2015 issue of Eurasian Geography and Economics entitled "Central Asia: the New Silk Road Initiative's Questionable Economic Rationality Rationality."
Professor Robert Orttung to be principal investigator of a multi-disciplinary project "Promoting Urban Sustainability in the Arctic," supported by the National Science Foundation and meant to assess the consequences of human activities in the region across a number of important dimensions.
Professor Robert Orttung featured in the Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog regarding Russia's media strategy and interviewed by the Institute of Modern Russia on effects of Russia's declining economy.
Professor Cory Welt writes a policy memo for PONARS Eurasia on media freedom and rule of law in Georgia.
Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor Hope Harrison recently interviewed by Deutsche Welle on US-West German relations under Chancellor Helmut Schmidt.
Professor Sebastien Peyrouse publishes article on Eurasianet.org entitled "Examining Kazakhstan's Religions Contradiction."
Professor Harris Mylonas reviews Kostis Kornetis' Children of the Dictatorship: Student Resistance, Cultural Politics and the "Long 1960s" in Greece in the American Historical Review.
Professor Harris Mylonas publishes article with Keith Darden about why - and how - some countries are more linguistically homogenous than others.
Associate Dean Hope M. Harrison writes article on twenty-five years of German unification for the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies.
Professor Sebastien Peyrouse interviewed about Turkmenistan on the Steppe Dispatches website.
Professor Harris Mylonas reviews Onur Yıldırım's Diplomacy and Displacement: Reconsidering the Turco-Greek Exchange of Populations, 1922–1934 in the Journal of Cold War Studies.
Professor Sebastien Peyrouse writes article (in Russian) on governments' responses to the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Central Asia.
Professor Sebastien Peyrouse publishes article on the perspectives and limits of Chinese-US competition, using Kazakhstan as a case study.
Professor Harris Mylonas publishes new article on nation building in Social Science Quarterly.
Professor Harris Mylonas co-authored a post with Akis Georgakellos in the Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog about upcoming elections in Greece.
Professor Harris Mylonas co-authored a policy memo with Ariel Ahram about the distinction between bounded and unbounded de facto states.
Professor Robert Orttung and Sufian Zhemukhov write an op-ed for the Moscow Times entitled "Why Has Putin Spared Ekho Moskvy?"
Professor Robert Orttung quoted in Bloomberg article about recent Russian actions in Crimea.
Professor Harris Mylonas writes article in Foreign Affairs entitled "The Agreement that could Break Europe: Euroskeptics, Eurocritics, and Life after the Bailout."
Professor Harris Mylonas interviewed by TV2 Africa about Greece's recent 'no' vote.
Professor Marlene Laruelle writes an article on Kazakhstan's World Religion Congress for the Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog.
Professor Robert Orttung writes an article on Russia for Freedom House's annual "Nations in Transit" report.
Professor Harris Mylonas publishes a book review of Dan Lainer-Vos's Sinews of the Nation: Constructing Irish and Zionist bonds in the United States (Cambridge: Polity Press, 2013) in Nationalism and Ethnic Politics.
Professor Harris Mylonas participates in H-Diplo and International Security Studies Forum roundtable on Adria Lawrence's "Imperial Rule and the Politics of Nationalism: Anti-Colonial Protest in the French Empire." A PDF can be found here (Professor Mylonas's contribution can be found on pages 8 through 12).
Professor Robert Orttung writes op-ed "Why Autocrats Love FIFA?" for the Moscow Times.
Professor Marlene Laruelle writes paper entitled "The 'Russian World' : Russia's Soft Power and Geopolitical Imagination."
Professor Marlene Laruelle writes article on Russia's interaction with far-right European groups in the most recent Russian Analytical Digest.
Professor Henry Hale co-authors piece on Russians' opinion of Ukraine in the Washington Post's blog The Monkey Cage.
Professor Marlene Laruelle interviewed by Steppe Dipatches on Central Asian states' relations with Russia and China.
Professor Sebastien Peyrouse publishes article on Central Asian states' management of religion on Eurasianet.org.
Professor Marlene Laruelle publishes op-ed entitled "The Power of Soft Power in Kazakhstan" in the Monkey Cage blog of the Washington Post.
Professor Cory Welt is a guest editor (and co-authors the introduction) of a special issue of Problems of Post-Communism on Russian foreign policy.
Alexander Reisenbichler publishes an article on the creation of the Financial Stability Forum in the Review of International Political Economy.
Professor Kimberly Morgan and Alexander Reisenbichler (a former IERES PhD fellow) publish a chapter entitled "The German Labor Market: No Longer the Sick Man of Europe" in an e-book on the German economy. Other contributters include Peter Hall, Philippe Schmitter, and many others.
Professor Marlene Laruelle publishes article on recent presidential elections in Uzbekistan on eucentralasia.eu.
Professor Marlene Laruelle authors article on US sanctions on Alexander Dugin in Foreign Affairs.
Professor Harris Mylonas publishes article on events in Greece in 2013 in the European Journal of Political Research.
Professors Marlene Laruelle draws attention to Kazakhstan's attitude toward the Eurasian Union and Sebastien Peyrouse analyzes Kyrgyzstan's prospects for accession therein in the most recent edition of the Russian Analytical Digest.
Professor Robert Orttung quoted in an article in Vice News about online tactics used by EU, NATO, and Russia.
Professor Marlene Laruelle publishes a paper on the mythmaking of Novorossiya (available on Academia.edu).
Professor Robert Orttung and two undergraduate IERES students - Elizabeth Nelson and Anthony Livshen - write an article in the Washington Post on how Russia Today operates across different language platforms on Youtube to spread Kremlin messages about Ukraine.
Professor Eliot Sorel to lead panel on mental health in Bucharest from June 24 to June 27 as part of an international congress integrating primary care, mental care, and public health.
Professor Robert Orttung, together with students from GWU and the University of Chicago, publish an article on Russian television and the Internet.
Professor Marlene Laruelle publishes article entitled "The Ukrainian Crisis and its Impact on Transforming Russian Nationalism Landscape" in Ukraine and Russia: People, Politics, Propaganda and Perspectives
Professor Cory Welt was quoted by the Voice of America on the implications of Ukraine’s Minsk II cease-fire agreement.