Russia & FSU
In this roundtable, we asked a group of experts to discuss Dmitry (Dima) Adamsky's latest book, "Russian Nuclear Orthodoxy," about the nexus of the Russian Orthodox Church and Russia's nuclear complex.
This response essay explores some of the key areas of agreement and disagreement between two recent articles on Cold War-era assessments of the Soviet economy.
Against the backdrop of an enormous power differential between their two countries, Clinton and Yeltsin established a close personal rapport. They used those positive feelings to interact effectively even when they were being frank in their disagreements, the…
For years, scholars have argued that economists and the CIA failed to see that the Soviet Union's economy was headed toward collapse. But are they right?