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Introduction: Is Russia a Center or a Periphery?

Edith W. Clowes

in Russia on the Edge: Imagined Geographies and Post-Soviet Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448560
eISBN:
9780801460661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448560.003.0008
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter considers the links between spatial discourse and national identity in post-Soviet Russia. Since the early 1990s powerfully opposing views about what it means to be ... More


Post-Soviet Russia

Paul Robinson

in Russian Conservatism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747342
eISBN:
9781501747366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747342.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter looks at conservatism in post-Soviet Russia, particularly during the 2010s when there arose a “conservative turn” in Russian politics and society. This was associated with a revival of ... More


Viliui Sakha of Subarctic Russia and Their Struggle for Environmental Justice

Susan Crate

in Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Former Soviet Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012669
eISBN:
9780262255493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012669.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the impact of environmental injustices on post-Soviet Russia’s indigenous peoples, particularly the Viliui Sakha. It discusses the environmental history of the Viliui regions ... More


The Russian Parliament: Institutional Evolution in a Transitional Regime, 1989-1999

Thomas F. Remington

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084986
eISBN:
9780300129762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084986.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

From the first free elections in post-Soviet Russia in 1989 to the end of the Yeltsin period in 1999, Russia's parliament was the site of great political upheavals. Conflicts between communists and ... More


The Avant-Garde of System-Cybernetic Governmentality

Eglė Rindzevičiūtė

in The Power of Systems: How Policy Sciences Opened Up the Cold War World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501703188
eISBN:
9781501706257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703188.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This epilogue addresses the complex question of the link between system-cybernetic governmentality and the neoliberal transformation of post-Soviet Russia. Although the system-cybernetic ... More


Where is Russia's New Music?: Iowa, That's Where

Richard Taruskin

in On Russian Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249790
eISBN:
9780520942806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249790.003.0036
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the discussions on Russian classical music and operas presented at the music festival titled “The Russian Contemporary Music Festival,” organized by the Iowa City institution ... More


Epilogue: An Unending Quest

Nikolai Krementsov

in Revolutionary Experiments: The Quest for Immortality in Bolshevik Science and Fiction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199992980
eISBN:
9780199370016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199992980.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Epilogue sketches the profound impact of Joseph Stalin’s “revolution from above” on the biomedical research, science-fiction writings, and revolutionary visions of the 1920s, as well as the ... More


God and Mammon: Trust in the Modern World

Geoffrey Hosking

in Trust: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198712381
eISBN:
9780191780738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712381.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History, World Modern History

In this chapter the two systems of religion and money are interrelated. Religious faith tends to weaken with economic development where other symbolic systems are working effectively. But in the ... More


Politics, Law, and Morality: Essays by V.S. Soloviev

Vladimir Soloviev

Vladimir Wozniuk (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300079951
eISBN:
9780300128376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300079951.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Considered one of Russia's greatest philosophers, Vladimir S. Soloviev (1853–1900) was also a theologian, historian, poet, and social and political critic. His works have emerged to enjoy renewed ... More


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