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Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society

Guest editors: Eleonora Narvselius, Andreas Umland and Gergana Dimova

Vol. 5, No. 1 (2019)

Special Sections:

Eleonora Narvselius:

Remembering Diversity in East-Central European Cityscapes

Gergana Dimova & Andreas Umland:

Russia's Annexation of Crimea: Legal and Political Aspects


Special Section: Russia’s Annexation of Crimea I

Guest Editors: Gergana Dimova and Andreas Umland

Legal Loopholes and Judicial Debates: Essays on Russia’s 2014 Annexation of Crimea and Its Consequences for International Law
Gergana Dimova

The Obligation of Non-recognition: The Case of the Annexation of Crimea
Agata Kleczkowska

Russia’s Legal Position on the Annexation of Crimea
Dasha Dubinsky and Peter Rutland

Business as Usual: Sanctions Circumvention by Western Firms in Crimea
Maria Shagina

Special Section: Remembering Diversity in East–Central European Cityscapes

Guest Editor: Eleonora Narvselius

Introduction. Remembering Historical Diversity in East-Central European Borderland Cities
Eleonora Narvselius

Urban Environment and Perished Populations in Chişinău, Chernivtsi, L’viv, and Wrocław: Historical Background and Memories Versus City Planning and Future Perspectives
Bo Larsson

Between Anonymity and Attachment: Remembering Others in Lviv’s Pidzamche District
Natalia Otrishchenko

On the Peripheries of Memory: Tracing the History of the Old Jewish Cemetery in Wrocław’s Urban Imaginary
Juliet D. Golden and Hana Cervinkova

Thinking Differently, Acting Separately? Heritage Discourse and Heritage Treatment in Chişinău
Anastasia Felcher

Myths and Monuments in the Collective Consciousness and Social Practice of Wrocław
Paweł Czajkowski

A Tangle of Memory: The Eternitate Memorial Complex in Chişinău and History Politics in Moldova
Alexandr Voronovici

Patterns of Collective Memory: Socio-Cultural Diversity in Wrocław Urban Memory
Barbara Pabjan

Identificational and Attitudinal Trends in the Ukrainian–Romanian Borderland of Bukovina
Nadiia Bureiko and Teodor Lucian Mogą


The Return to Patriotic Education in Post-Soviet Russia: How, When, and Why the Russian Military Engaged in Civilian Nation Building
Håvard Bækken

Political Parties and the Institution of Membership in Ukraine
Melanie G. Mierzejewski-Voznyak


Kiril Kolev on:
Ognian Shentov, Ruslan Stefanov and Martin Vladimirov, The Russian Economic Grip on Central and Eastern Europe

Ana-Maria Anghelescu on:
Alexander Cooley and John Heathershaw, Dictators without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia

Vera Rogova on:
Chris Miller, Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia

Elliot Dolan-Evans on:
Marci Shore, The Ukrainian Night: An Intimate History of Revolution

Aleksandra Pomiecko on:
Lawrence Douglas, The Right Wrong Man: John Demjanjuk and The Last Great Nazi War Crimes Trial

Aija Lulle on:
Irene Kacandes and Yuliya Komska (eds.), Eastern Europe Unmapped: Beyond Borders and Peripheries