Wilson Center Experts
Emil Abramovich Pain
Examines Russias nationality policies under the Yeltsin administration. Analyzes the relationships between the development of a new political system in Russia, the elimination of totalitarian consciousness, and the shaping of efficient public policy on the resolution of ethnopolitical conflicts in the NIS. Concludes that Russian policy on conflict resolution may prove to be efficient only if supported by strong civil institutions in society with a transformed mass consciousness.