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Journal of Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics and Society

Guest editors: Andreas Umland and Gergana Dimova

Vol. 5, No. 1 (2019)

Special Sections:

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 - full text open-access version


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

Russia’s Annexation of Crimea I

JSPPS 5:1 (2019)

Guest Editors:

Gergana Dimova, University of Winchester

Andreas Umland, Institute for Euro‐Atlantic Cooperation, Kyiv

General Editor and Issue Editor-in-Chief: Julie Fedor, University of Melbourne

Consulting Editor: Andreas Umland, Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation, Kyiv

Editors: Andrey Makarychev, University of Tartu

Reviews Editor: Gergana Dimova, University of Winchester

248 pages, Paperback. 2019
ISSN 2364-5334

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