Wilson Center Experts

Alexander L. Yanov

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Scholar in Residence, Queens College, CUNY
Wilson Center Project(s):
History of Russian Political Opposition
Jun 01, 1977
Jul 01, 1977

Project Summary

Asks how Russia changed the general stereotype of its political conduct, turning itself into a quasi-Asiatic autocracy. Was this transformation fatal, or did it realize only one of the possible potentialities to be found in the formatino of any nation’s political culture? Examines the stability of the Russian autocratic structure and the dramatic shifts of political regimes.