Russian and Eurasian Politics




Khodorkovskii Gets It: Russian-Negotiated Transition, Not Western-Backed Revolution

by Gordon M. Hahn As Russia prepares to commemorate the 1917 Bolshevik coup which followed the initial phase of its violent revolution from below and led to its second phase, the Russian civil war and ultimately to totalitarian communism, some... Continue Reading →

SATTER’S HALLUCINATIONS: Next New Low in American Rusology and Journalism

by Gordon M. Hahn On January 21st  the Wall Street Journal’s editors allowed on its editorial pages an opinion piece with one of the most glaring distortions of post-Soviet Russian history and politics ever produced by contemporary American ‘rusology.’ David... Continue Reading →

Perestroika’s Demise: Communist Party Reform, State Reorganization, and the Collapse of the USSR

by Gordon M. Hahn [The following was written in 2000 but the commissioner refused to publish it. Expanded it was published as my first book Russia's Revolution From Above] Introduction            The collapse of the Soviet... Continue Reading →

Killing Reagan and Historiographical Integrity

by Gordon M. Hahn The recent dustup over FOX news commentator Bill O’Reilly’s recent book Killing Reagan demonstrates the depths to which American intellectual life has fallen. Conservatives and Republicans are beginning to challenge one of the book’s self-proclaimed revelations—that... Continue Reading →

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