Russia and Eurasia Publications

The Fifteenth Anniversary of the End of the Soviet Union: Recollections and Perspectives (2008)

Jul 07, 2011
Edited by Markian Dobczansky Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #299, 2008. PDF 26 pages. more

56. Comparing Clans in Hungary and Russia

Jul 07, 2011
Relying on the metaphors of plan and clan, this essay endeavors to show the similarities and differences in Hungarian and Russian paths and will evaluate the starting points, factors, processes and outcomes of post-communist transformation in Hungary and Russia. Focusing on clientelistic privatization and corruption networks, as well as on forces countervailing clandestine relationships, the author argues that whereas “clans for market” proved to be an accurate description of Hungary’s development, this interpretation is hardly applicable to Russia. The Russian-style clans endangered market building and prepared the reemergence of “clans for plan.” The following discussion will address what these opposite trajectories may mean for Hungary and Russia, as well as for the world at large. more

Circuit Riders to the Slavs and Greeks: Missionary Priests and the Establishment of the Russian Orthodox Chrch in the American West, 1890-1910 (2000)

Jul 07, 2011
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Papers Series, #276, 2000. PDF 21 pages. more

Orange Revolution and Aftermath:  Mobilization, Apathy, and the State in Ukraine, edited by Paul D'Anieri

Orange Revolution and Aftermath: Mobilization, Apathy, and the State in Ukraine

Oct 01, 2010
After the success of the Orange Revolution, it was widely expected that civil society groups would take an increasingly prominent role in Ukrainian politics, reinvigorating democracy. Yet that influence diminished rapidly, and when the new government also became tainted with corruption, there was no protest or counterattack. Orange Revolution and Aftermath: Mobilization, Apathy, and the State in Ukraine explores why the influence of civil society groups waned so quickly. more

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The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.