Wilson Center Experts

Oleksandr Vladimirovich Potekhin

Regional Exchange Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Director, Ukrainian Centre for Peace, Conversion and Conflict Resolution Studies
Wilson Center Project(s):
Social Mobility and Formation of Elites in Democratic Society
Apr 01, 1996
Jun 01, 1996

Project Summary

Covers the problem sof formation of new political elites in Ukraine, their classification, and foreign policy orientations. Stresses the formation and the stratification of the military-industrial elite in Ukraine and its foreign policy orientations. Shows the paradoxes of elite formation caused by its colonial and Soviet legacy.