Russian politics


Beyond the Yellow Peril: Thoughts on Russian-Chinese Encounter

V.V. Maliavin Tamkang University Taiwan   Beyond the Yellow Peril: Thoughts on Russian-Chinese Encounter   At present the relation of Russian society and its intellectual circles towards China is highly ambivalent. On the one hand, one can observe in Russia a strong interest to the culture of her great Eastern […]

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Europe and Russia: cooperation, confrontation or synergy ?

Vladimir V. Maliavin, Tamkang University   Europe and Russia: cooperation, confrontation or synergy ?   A series of recent events , most notably the disputes over the transportation of Russia’s natural gas to Europe and the war in Georgia in August 2008 has abruptly terminated the period of apparently mutually […]


Politics in Contemporary Russia: The Search for Identity The Nature of Russian Political Tradition

Vladimir Maliavin, Institute of Slavic Studies, Tamkang University   Politics in Contemporary Russia: The Search for Identity  The Nature of Russian Political Tradition The  collapse  of  the  USSR  has  created  a  necessity for  the  shaping  of  the  new national identity in Russia. This necessity has become even more urgent because […]