Wilson Center Experts

Airat R. Aklaev

Regional Exchange Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Ph.D. in History, Senior Researcher, Department of Social and Psychological Problems of Interethnic Relations of the Russian Academy of S
Wilson Center Project(s):
Democratization and Ethnic Conflict in the Russian Federation: A comparative perspective on Tatarstan, Tuva and Sakha (Yakutia) cases in the early 1990s
Jun 01, 1996
Jan 01, 1997

Project Summary

structured, focused cross-case comparison of three ethnopolitical conflicts in ethnic republics within the Russian Federation with the aim to test a series of hypotheses on interrelationship between Democratization and Ethnic Peace.; The study’s normative concern is to evaluate the merits of different forms of ethnopolitical conflict regulation, and to establish whether post-communist multiethnic systems can be stabilized in ways that are compatible with liberal democratic values and institutions.