Jul 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

POL 273 - Politics of Russia

4 credits (Fall or Spring)
This course analyzes the politics of contemporary Russia, focusing on the country’s post-Soviet political and economic transformation, as well as its changing place on the global stage. Questions we will explore include: what was the Soviet Union and why did it collapse? What kind of political regime has since taken root in Russia? How do Russians view their political system? and What role does Russia play in a multi-polar world?

Prerequisite: POL 101 .
Note: Plus-2 option available. Not offered every year.
Instructor: Lussier