Eastern Europe Publications

János Kádár and Deng Xiaoping in China, October 1987

China and Eastern Europe in the 1980s: A Hungarian Perspective

Jan 20, 2016
Despite controversies over the contents of political reform, a commitment to reform served as a binding force for both Eastern Europe and China right until the spring of 1989. Paradoxically, the same reform processes—which on both sides initially ran parallel, serving as a point of reference and contributing to the renormalization of relations—had, by 1989, led to diametrically opposite political solutions and turned into a source for difference and separation.
The Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East Asia, and the Middle East: Crucial Periods and Turning Points, edited by Lorenz M. Lüthi

The Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East Asia, and the Middle East: Crucial Periods and Turning Points

May 21, 2015
The Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East Asia, and the Middle East systematically explores the crucial turning points in the Cold War on all of its diverse fronts and examines the mutual interconnections of events in diverse regional Cold War theaters.

Sino-European Relations during the Cold War and the Rise of a Multipolar World

Apr 02, 2015
Sino-European Relations during the Cold War and the Rise of a Multipolar World combines critical oral history with newly translated documentary sources to provide insights into the dynamics of Sino-European relations, past and present, and recent and ongoing global power shifts.

Building Trust: Tax Compliance Issues in Poland, Russia, and Ukraine

Jan 08, 2015
Interview with Marc Berenson, Title VIII-Supported Research Scholar, and Senior Lecturer in the Russia Institute, King’s College London, on August 27, 2014. Kennan Institute Project “Taxes and Trust: Transitioning from Coercion to Compliance in Poland, Russia, and Ukraine.”
The Euromissile Crisis and the End of the Cold War, edited by Leopoldo Nuti, Frédéric Bozo, Marie-Pierre Rey, and Bernd Rother

The Euromissile Crisis and the End of the Cold War

Jul 31, 2014
The Euromissile Crisis and the End of the Cold War explores the origins, unfolding, and consequences of the crisis surrounding the proposed deployment of new generations of nuclear missile delivery systems across Eastern and Western Europe in the later years of the Cold War.

The (Inter-Communist) Cold War on Ice: Soviet-Czechoslovak Ice Hockey Politics, 1967-1969

Feb 11, 2014
CWIHP Working Paper No. 69 presents new archival evidence on hockey’s role in the turbulent Soviet-Czechoslovak relationship in the period surrounding the Moscow-led Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia in August 1968.

Eastern Europe: Fifty Years of Changes and Constraints (1985)

Apr 30, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #198, 1985. PDF 25 pages.

Economic Stringency, Political Succession, and Stability in Eastern Europe (1984)

Apr 29, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #187, 1984. PDF 96 pages.

Burdens and Benefits of the Soviet Empire in Eastern Europe (1984)

Apr 26, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #175, 1984. PDF 13 pages.

Eastern Europe and the Future of the Soviet Empire (1984)

Apr 26, 2013
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #173, 1984. PDF 21 pages.

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