Russia Publications

The Elephant in the Room: The Soviet Union and India’s Nuclear Program, 1967-1989

Nov 17, 2011
NPIHP Working Paper #1. If India had presented the world with a nuclear fait accompli, the eminent Indian journalist Amalendu Das Gupta mused in 1987, “the Americans and their allies would have been angry; the Russians would have been unhappy." more

Вестник 20 (Осень 2011)

Sep 01, 2011
Уходящий 2011 год богат на круглые даты событий отечественной истории, оказавших огромное влияние на судьбу страны. 150 лет назад в России было отменено крепостное право, 50 лет прошло со дня полета Юрия Гагарина в космос, 70 лет – с начала Великой Отечественной войны. И наконец, 20 лет назад произошел целый ряд событий, кульминацией которых стал крах советского строя, прекращение существования СССР и появление на мировой политической арене Российской Федерации и других новых независимых государств. more

State, Society, and Transformation

Aug 31, 2011
Based on a conference sponsored by the Centers for Advanced Study and Education (CASE) Program, this report discusses reintroducing the concept of society back into the study of the state in the former Soviet Union and Russia. more

Migration, Homeland, and Belonging in Eurasia

Jul 07, 2011
Edited by Cynthia J. Buckley and Blair A. Ruble, with Erin Trouth Hofmann 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

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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.