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  1. Putin as Celebrity and Cultural Icon

    Edited by Helena Goscilo

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Though in recent months Putin’s popularity has frayed at the edges, the dearth of comparably powerful and experienced political leaders leaves no doubt that he will continue to be a key political figure. During his tenure as Russia’s President and subsequently as Prime Minister, Putin transcended...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cinema, State Socialism and Society in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1917-1989

    Re-Visions

    Edited by Sanja Bahun, John Haynes

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book presents a comprehensive re-examination of the cinemas of the Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe during the communist era. It argues that, since the end of communism in these countries, film scholars are able to view these cinemas in a different way, no longer bound by an outlook...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ideologies of Eastness in Central and Eastern Europe

    By Tomasz Zarycki

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book explores how the countries of Eastern Europe, which were formerly part of the Soviet bloc have, since the end of communist rule, developed a new ideology of their place in the world. Drawing on post-colonial theory and on identity discourses in the writings of local intelligentsia figures...

    Published March 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Television and Presidential Power in Putin’s Russia

    By Tina Burrett

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    As a new president takes power in Russia, this book provides an analysis of the changing relationship between control of Russian television media and presidential power during the tenure of President Vladimir Putin. It argues that the conflicts within Russia’s political and economic elites, and...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Making and Breaking of Soviet Lithuania

    Memory and Modernity in the Wake of War

    By Violeta Davoliūtė

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Appearing on the world stage in 1918, Lithuania suffered numerous invasions, border changes and large scale population displacements.The successive occupations of Stalin in 1940 and Hitler in 1941, mass deportations to the Gulag and the elimination of the Jewish community in the Holocaust gave the...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Disability in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

    History, policy and everyday life

    Edited by Michael Rasell, Elena Iarskaia-Smirnova

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    There are over thirty million disabled people in Russia and Eastern Europe, yet their voices are rarely heard in scholarly studies of life and well-being in the region. This book brings together new research by internationally recognised local and non-native scholars in a range of countries in...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Baltic States from the Soviet Union to the European Union

    Identity, Discourse and Power in the Post-Communist Transition of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

    By Richard Mole

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The Baltic States are unique in being the only member-states of the EU to have fought to regain their sovereignty from the Soviet Union, only then to cede it to Brussels in certain key areas. Similarly, no member-states have had to struggle as hard as Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to preserve their...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Putin's United Russia Party

    By S. P. Roberts

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    From its inception in 2001, the United Russia Party has rapidly developed into a hugely successful, organisationally-complex political party and key component of power. This book provides a much needed analysis on United Russia by exploring the role of the party in the Russian political system,...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of HIV/AIDS in Russia

    By Ulla Pape

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book studies the role of civil society organisations in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Russia. It looks at how Russia’s HIV/AIDS epidemic has developed into a serious social, economic and political problem, and how according to the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Russia is...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Transition to Democracy in Hungary

    Árpád Göncz and the Post-Communist Hungarian Presidency

    By Dae Soon Kim

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Unlike in other countries of Eastern Europe where the opposition to communism came in the form of single mass movements led by charismatic leaders such as Václav Havel and Lech Walesa, in Hungary the opposition was very fragmented, brought together and made effective only by the authoritative,...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge