POL354H5 • Russian Politics

After covering crucial background on tsarist Russia and the Soviet system, the course considers the legacies of Soviet rule. We then address questions of identity politics in Russia, the country’s changing political economy, the shape of authoritarian institutions, the dynamics of protest and repression, how the authoritarian regime in Russia manages flows of information, and the nature of colonialism in the Russian context.

3.0 POL credits or relevant coursework in Russian history, society, or culture
Social Science
In Class
Political Science