Wilson Center Experts

Nikolai V. Petrov

Former Kennan Regional Exchange Scholar
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Russia
Affiliation:
Professor of Applied Political Science and Comparative Politics, Higher School of Economics, National Research University, Russia
Wilson Center Project(s):
Ethno-Territorial Conflicts in the Post-Soviet Space: Origins, Development and Their Regulation

Project Summary

A study of ethnic-territorial claims and conflicts, analyzing their roots (ethnic settlement and boundary shifts) in order to work out strategies to regulate them in connection with the territorial state development. Reviews the various conflicts, their origins and evolution in a comparative-geographical analysis, noting concrete measures and mechanisms of how to regulate existing conflicts and avoid new ones.

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