Wilson Center Experts

Andrus Park

Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Professor, Estonian Academy of Sciences
Wilson Center Project(s):
Glasnost: Trust and International Security
Sep 01, 1990
Aug 01, 1991

Project Summary

Shows that glasnost is one of the confidence building factors in East-West relations. Clarifies limist, showing that the legacy of Marxism and Leninism and the unity of the USSR as a state are questioned within these limits. Argues that the practical dimensions of glasnost are connected with the emergence of the free press, less ideological social science, and the realization of the Soviet citizens’ rights for international communication