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Scholarly Publications

Pigs, Wolves and the Evolution of Post-Soviet Competitive Authoritarianism, 1992-2005

June 2006

This paper explores the sources of both autocratic breakdown and democratization in the context of the six post-Soviet countries that emerged as competitive authoritarian between 1990 and 1995:...

Post-Communist Paradox: How the Rise of Parliamentarism Coincided with the Demise of Pluralism in Moldova

August 2004

Among the constellation of states with interesting constitutional stories to tell, tiny Moldova holds a unique place.

Revolutionary Ideas, State Interests, and Russian Foreign Policy

December 1995

Western analysts have become increasingly alarmed with Russia's assertive foreign policy -- in both the economic and the political/strategic spheres -- toward the new states of the former Soviet...

Other Publications

Unfinished Business in Europe

September 2002

To make his case, [Bush] has a powerful historical experience to draw upon: the end of the Cold War.

News

Twenty-seven Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development announced for 2007

May 2007

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University is pleased to announce its new class of Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development.

Washington Post publishes Fellow Nadja Victor on Russian Gas

April 2006

Russia controls over a quarter of the world's gas reserves -- months ago the Russian energy giant Gazprom forced Ukraine to pay sharply higher prices for natural gas.

Events

Ukraine: A Roundtable Discussion (note time change)

April 11, 2014

Mark von Hagen teaches the history of Eastern Europe and Russia, with a focus on Ukrainian-Russian relations, at Arizona State University, after teaching 24 years at Columbia University, where he...

DoD Efforts to Counter WMD

November 16, 2011

After the Cold War, much of the U.S. countering-WMD efforts focused on dismantling the weapons and WMD production systems of the Soviet Union.

The NATO-EU-Russia Triangle: Different Perceptions and Approaches to International Security

April 19, 2011

About the speaker: Dr. Franz Cede is a retired Austrian diplomat who served as the Austrian Ambassador to Russia (1999-2003) and to NATO (2003-2007).