Wilson Center Experts

Neil Bruce Weissman

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

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

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.