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Rethinking the State, Minorities, and National Security

Urszula Doroszewska

in Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?: Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199248155
eISBN:
9780191602955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924815X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This paper examines the nature of the state, national security, and the identification of a national minority in the post-Soviet context. It contends that the assumption that post-Soviet states ... More


Bread and Justice: State and Society in Petrograd 1917-1922

Mary McAuley

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219828
eISBN:
9780191678387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219828.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is a study of Petrograd in the period immediately following the Russian Revolution. Formerly the imperial capital St. Petersburg, in the years after 1917 Petrograd became a revolutionary ... More


Spanish Gold Shipped to Moscow

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the various complications of the shipment of Spanish gold reserves in the wake of General Franco's advance toward Madrid. The gold was being moved from the capital in order to ... More


Allies or Targets?: Belarus and Armenia

Agnia Grigas

in Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300214505
eISBN:
9780300220766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214505.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter deals with the country case studies of Belarus and Armenia. These states have been among Russia’s closest allies since their independence and offer a unique perspective on how Moscow’s ... More


Bureaucratizing the Glorious Past: Moscow’s Victory Memorial Project during Late Socialism

Jonathan Brunstedt

in Excavating Memory: Sites of Remembering and Forgetting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061603
eISBN:
9780813051222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061603.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Through the lens of a long-drawn-out project for a Second World War memorial complex in Moscow, this chapter explores the ambiguities involved in official commemoration in what was a highly ... More


The Soviet State

Andrei P. Tsygankov

in The Strong State in Russia: Development and Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199336203
eISBN:
9780190207328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336203.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

The Soviet state was an ideologically distinct and extreme version of autocracy that sought to eliminate all the traditional constraints to state power. It disintegrated in response to pressures of ... More


The Soviet Legacy: From Political to Cultural Correctness

Michael S. Gorham

in After Newspeak: Language Culture and Politics in Russia from Gorbachev to Putin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452628
eISBN:
9780801470578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452628.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter examines two seemingly contradictory legacies of Soviet-era language culture: the so-called speech culture movement born in the effort to develop “civilized behavior” among citizens ... More


The Afterlife of the Beilis Affair: The Blood Libel in the Soviet Union

Elissa Bemporad

in Legacy of Blood: Jews, Pogroms, and Ritual Murder in the Lands of the Soviets

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190466459
eISBN:
9780190466480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190466459.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 2 explores the place that the claim of Jewish ritual murder held in interwar Soviet society. The Bolsheviks dealt a blow to the blood libel tradition by confronting aggressively the legacy of ... More


Terror by Quota: State Security from Lenin to Stalin (an Archival Study)

Paul R. Gregory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134254
eISBN:
9780300152784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134254.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This analysis of the workings of Soviet state security organs under Lenin and Stalin addresses a series of questions that have long resisted satisfactory answers. Why did political repression affect ... More


Conclusion

Victor Rothwell

in War Aims in the Second World War: The War Aims of the Key Belligerents 1939-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615025
eISBN:
9780748651283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615025.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What stands out from this study of the war aims of great and major powers during the Second World War is their frequent remoteness from the world as it was to be after 1945. This is most evident in ... More


The Armenian Imperative: Confronting and Containing Oligarchs

Richard Giragosian

in The Great Game in West Asia: Iran, Turkey and the South Caucasus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190673604
eISBN:
9780190872618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673604.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

As an informative case study, the oligarchy in Armenia pose a challenge to institutional capacity and political will, given their position as an entrenched obstacle to developing viable democratic ... More


Introduction: Making their Revolution

Andy Willimott

in Living the Revolution: Urban Communes & Soviet Socialism, 1917-1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198725824
eISBN:
9780191792793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725824.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The Introduction to Living the Revolution places the reader in the shoes of those young activists who, in the wake of October 1917, banded together to form the first ‘urban communes’. It reveals how ... More


Introduction: From Blood Legacies to Bloodlands

Elissa Bemporad

in Legacy of Blood: Jews, Pogroms, and Ritual Murder in the Lands of the Soviets

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190466459
eISBN:
9780190466480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190466459.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The genocidal impulses that erupted during the pogroms of the Russian Civil War (1917–21), together with the recurring claim of Jewish ritual murder and its multiple permutations, became necessary ... More


Iran: A Minor Religious Actor in Central Asia and the Caucasus

Bayram Balci

in Islam in Central Asia and the Caucasus Since the Fall of the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190917272
eISBN:
9780190943035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917272.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Thanks to its various legacies in Central Asia and the Caucasus, Iran—just like Turkey—was eager to develop strong relations with the former Soviet states as soon as they became independent. However, ... More


The Short Course of the History of the All-Union Communist Party: The Distorted Mirror of Party Propaganda

Rustem Nureev

in The Lost Politburo Transcripts: From Collective Rule to Stalin's Dictatorship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134247
eISBN:
9780300152227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134247.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyzes the transcript of the October 11 and 12, 1938 Politburo meetings. It explains that these meetings focused on the publication of the Short Course: The History of the All-Union ... More


The Lands In Between

Mitchell A. Orenstein

in The Lands in Between: The New Politics of Russia's Hybrid War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190936143
eISBN:
9780190936846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190936143.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Russian Politics

The lands in between Russia and the European Union are caught between their historic vulnerability to Russian military, economic, and cultural influence and their aspirations of prosperity through ... More


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