Wilson Center Experts

Dmitry Andreev

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Russia
Affiliation:
Candidate of History, senior lecturer, Department of Russian History of XIX-early XX, History Faculty of Moscow (Lomonasov) State Universit
Wilson Center Project(s):
Autocracy and the High Rank Bureaucracy: the conflict inside Power among the Russian Ruling Elite
Term:
Jul 01, 2002
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Aug 01, 2002

Project Summary

the problem of the attitude of the high rank bureaucracy to Nicholas II and the constitution of different groups in the ruling circles; covers the period from the ascension of Nicholas II up to Manifesto of October 17; To what extent is the historiographic division of the ruling elite on the conservative traditionalists and liberal modernizers?; How was the recruitment policy of the supreme power instigated and concerned by the circles (both dynastic and bureaucratic) close to the emperor?; What was the technology of patterning of public opinion and what role does the press play?