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This course is a graduate-level survey of the major issues in contemporary politics in the post-Soviet region in general, and Russia in particular. The seminar will very briefly examine the pre-Soviet and Soviet period, but the primary focus of the course is on developments since 1991. Topics to be examined include the Soviet collapse and transition, the nature of Putinism as a political and economic system, and Russian foreign and security policy, including US-Russian relations and the Russo-Ukraine War.  We will meet with multiple guests from the DC area community of Russia and Ukraine scholars and practitioners.   


PAI 700 703 | Current Policy Issues in US-Latin American Relations | Philip French