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Modern Russian History

Course number : ILR896   ID : 18766    Section Number : 1
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This course will offer an overview of main political and social events between 1991 and modern day Russia. Learn about the developments that lead to and that transpired after the Soviet Union ceased to exist. The course will focus on post-break up economic and political developments, the new Russian Constitution, freedom of the press, creation of new political parties, free elections, and independent judiciary. The course will also review the role of Boris Yeltsin in modern Russian history, the 1998 financial crisis, and the new class of oligarchs. Finally, we will discuss successful Russian and U.S. cooperation, the fate of the free press, the role of the internet, the opposition, and finally Russia's role in other countries.

Class Details

6 Sessions
Weekly - Thu

Student Center - H Building

Pavel Reznikov 



Please read:  Instructor: Pavel Reznikov

Out of State Price 


Registration Closes On
Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 11:59 PM



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/17/2019 - 11/21/2019 Weekly - Thu 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Frederick, Student Center - H Building  Map, Room: H202 Pavel Reznikov