Russia Publications

The Elephant in the Room: The Soviet Union and India’s Nuclear Program, 1967-1989

Nov 17, 2011
NPIHP Working Paper #1. If India had presented the world with a nuclear fait accompli, the eminent Indian journalist Amalendu Das Gupta mused in 1987, “the Americans and their allies would have been angry; the Russians would have been unhappy." more

Вестник 20 (Осень 2011)

Sep 01, 2011
Уходящий 2011 год богат на круглые даты событий отечественной истории, оказавших огромное влияние на судьбу страны. 150 лет назад в России было отменено крепостное право, 50 лет прошло со дня полета Юрия Гагарина в космос, 70 лет – с начала Великой Отечественной войны. И наконец, 20 лет назад произошел целый ряд событий, кульминацией которых стал крах советского строя, прекращение существования СССР и появление на мировой политической арене Российской Федерации и других новых независимых государств. more

State, Society, and Transformation

Aug 31, 2011
Based on a conference sponsored by the Centers for Advanced Study and Education (CASE) Program, this report discusses reintroducing the concept of society back into the study of the state in the former Soviet Union and Russia. more

The Russian Minority in Central Asia: Migration, Politics, and Language (2008)

Jul 07, 2011
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #297, 2008. PDF 28 pages. more

49. Russia and the Baltic States in the Age of NATO Enlargement

Jul 07, 2011
Since the Paris and Madrid conferences, which created a NATO-Russia Joint Council and ratified NATO's enlargement, Russia has modified its Baltic policies. Because those policies are widely regarded as a litmus test of Russia's European policy, this modification bears close scrutiny. Although Russian opposition to NATO's enlargement has not declined, the most recent terms Moscow has offered the Baltics, though insufficient to stabilize the region, seem to represent a small but measurable step away from the negative, bullying tone that has characterized much of Russia's Baltic and European policies-and which is still heard, if less strident than before these conferences. This paper attempts to both explain and assess Russia's new Baltic Policy. more



The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.