Wilson Center Experts

Neil Bruce Weissman

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Associate Professor of History, Dickenson College
Wilson Center Project(s):
Soviet Government in the 1920s
May 01, 1984
May 01, 1984

Project Summary

Looks at the emergence of a regular police force in the Soviet state from the October Revolution to the even of Stalin’s ’revolution from above.’ Examines the role that the militsiia played in a central role in the new state.