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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 42–46.
Published: 01 March 2017
... on their power. “What also appealed to me about Sviatoslav was that he wasn’t claimed by Russia,” he says. Where pagan Sviatoslav’s legacy was left unclaimed, his son Volodymyr, or Vladimir in Russian, has long been woven into Russian histories. Biletsky says the decision was also partly an effort...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 103–107.
Published: 01 March 2005
... battlefields were Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Sicily, Austria, Bosnia, Serbia, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Georgia, Poland, Ukraine, and southern and eastern Russia. “History has largely bypassed the Muslim attacks on and invasions of Europe that lasted from the seventh...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 83–89.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of the 1990s. ploded. As Russia began to look for a new While the debate over identity and in­ identity, it searched for a “usable past,” for terests raged among the intelligentsia, Rus­ examples in its own history when it had sia had neither the resources nor the ability 84...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 67–77.
Published: 01 March 2001
... at some “same” history— must also be taken into ac­ critical moment seems to be to go to war 70 WORLD POLICY JOURNAL • SPRING 2001 with one another. It strains the imagination national missile defense: Russia, because it of many...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 25–32.
Published: 01 December 2001
... incapable of understanding tudes toward Russia to a more rigorous the opposition of other nations to those poli­ scrutiny. For like any other inherited ha­ cies. Concerning the Middle East, it seems tred, blind, dogmatic hostility toward Rus­ likely that most Americans genuinely be­ sia leads...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 97–101.
Published: 01 December 2002
... words) is “the land of vast horizons, distant dreams, active life, and constant dan­ ger.” As Pares elaborates in his classic History of Russia: “With few natural barriers, the great hosts from the East moved wholesale, bag and baggage, men, women and children, horses and cattle, and even...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 81–83.
Published: 01 December 2016
... as Russia would like to make inroads in the United States’ backyard, Moscow is only offering straightforward trade deals, not deeper relationships, so long-term strategic partnerships are unlikely to develop. In Africa, despite the Soviet history of supporting states and revolutionary movements, Russia...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 95–103.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... Petersburg, where he studied history. Ryvkin loved the glamour, excitement, and beautiful women of Russia. After graduation, he briefly worked as a teacher, but soon a friend helped him land a job writing for “Honest Monday,” one of the most popular political shows on Russian TV at the time. It’s easy...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 68–76.
Published: 01 June 2000
... in Russia and Union are corrupt, but is such corruption Ukraine have become modern Rasputins, really that much worse than in other socie­ the evil geniuses behind the scenes. ties— in Mexico or China, for example— that “They have the wrong history.” It is have been able to grow? Can corruption...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 107–118.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Thomas Graham; Rajan Menon; Jack Snyder A buffer zone can separate great powers, but this arrangement only works if the competing states-and the buffer itself-agree on the terms. Ukraine's domestic turmoil and relations with Russia, the U.S., and Europe may not make it an ideal candidate...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 67–73.
Published: 01 June 2005
... guaranteed; only by this means name will rise and take its glorious place in could Russia regain its international pres­ history.”3 Molotov was right: in addition to tige. We are, in fact, eager to sing Putin’s a recent spate of proposals to erect monu­ praises—a hit pop song goes, “I want one ments...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and contributes to Global Post and The Guardian. “Irrespective of whether they get to be a global or regional financial center, just the efforts to get there can improve the financial environment in Russia,” concludes Nash. “It is really a patriotic goal that allows the reformers to get quite a lot done...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 87–92.
Published: 01 December 2017
... existed. Nevertheless, inspired by the incident, Zavtra , the most prominent extreme-right newspaper in Russia, published a fantastical work of short fiction about an underground German movement conspiring to elect Vladimir Putin as Germany’s leader. The editor-in-chief of Zavtra is Russian...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 11–17.
Published: 01 December 2002
... ia G rou p. Bush and Putin’s Tentative Embrace Ian Bremmer an d Alexander Zaslavsky The emerging partnership between the Adviser Condoleezza Rice are skeptical of United States and Russia is the most signifi­ anything beyond tactical support from the cant...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 48–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Maria Snegovaya Vladimir Putin's Russia meets the classical definition of fascist state, says Maria Snegovaya , except for one factor-the Kremlin can't yet unite the public around a clearly articulated nationalist ideology. This missing piece constrains the aggressiveness of the state. Without...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 61–72.
Published: 01 March 2005
... diametrically opposed im­ sumes Russia has a unique role in history, ages of their country. One viewpoint is pes­ determined by its size, its geographic iden­ simistic, as propagated in a few liberal peri­ tity spanning Europe and Asia, its ties to odicals such as Novaia Gazeta and Moskovskie the Muslim...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 20 (4): 22–29.
Published: 01 December 2004
... in a country with little vard University professor Jeffrey Sachs, one history of anything other than autocracy, thing was clear: virtually everyone agreed Putin would drag his feet when it came to with the premise that Russia had indeed political reform. For better or worse, democ­ been lost...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 13–22.
Published: 01 December 2003
... or abroad, that is “Putin’s First Two Years: Democracy or Authoritari­ likely to convince most Russians and their anism?” Current History, October 2002. government that Russia is somehow more 5. Tom Bjorkman, “Russian Democracy and like China or Iran than...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 31–38.
Published: 01 March 2001
... attacks sile Treaty, which Secretary of Defense Don­ on United States interests.”1 Placing weap­ ald Rumsfeld dismisses as “ancient history.” ons in space was on the agenda even before Yet few elsewhere agree. Russia and this report was issued. The defense appro­ China oppose U.S. missile...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 25–34.
Published: 01 June 2012
... environment where people meet, and with the Internet, you can have kids playing from South Africa to Brazil to New York. It helps them learn more about each other. WPJ: But ironically, the greatest chess empire in the history of the world, where you emerged, was the communist empire in Russia. So how...
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