RUSS 5120 - Russia after Communism: Post-Soviet Politics and Culture Course uri icon



  • Explores the process of the re-invention and re-shaping of Russian national identity after the collapse of Communism. Topics will include the formation of a neoconservative and neo-imperialist agenda (as demonstrated by the Ukraine crisis), the growth of anti-Western attitudes, and the anti-Putin protest movement. Taught in English. Same as RUSS 4120.