Politics and Power
  1. General Introduction (The Politics of Change, pp. 8-24; Kremlin Capitalism, pp. xiii xix, 6-9, 23-25) http://www.worldgenweb.org/Europe/Russia/index.html

  2.  
  3. Review of Russian History http://coral.bucknell.edu/departments/russian/

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  5. View of the Soviet Past From Lenin to Gorbachev revolution, I (Politics of Change, pp. 43- 52; Kremlin Capitalism, pp. 13 17; Gorbachev and Glasnost [optional], pp. 1 39) http://www.grolier.com/wwii/wwii_stalin.html

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  7. View of the Soviet Past From Lenin to Gorbachev revolution, II (Kremlin Capitalism, pp. 155 171; Gorbachev and Glasnost [optional], pp. 39 67) http://coral.bucknell.edu/departments/russian/

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  9. Gorbachev Era, I (Politics of Change, pp. 52 55) http://www.gci.ch/GreenCrossFamily/gorby/gorby.html

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  11. Gorbachev Era, II (Kremlin Capitalism, pp. 17 23; Gorbachev and Glasnost [optional], pp. 277 - 321) http://www.gci.ch/GreenCrossFamily/gorby/gorby.html

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  13. Yeltsin Reforms (Politics of Change, pp. 185 222, Kremlin Capitalism, pp. 25 43; Resurrection [optional], pp. 292-355) http://www.nns.ru/e-elects/e-persons/eltzin.html

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  15. Putin: Problems and Solutions,  http://www.gov.ru/

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  17. Military and local conflicts (Politics of Change, pp. 289; Resurrection [optional], pp. 260 292) http://194.87.12.103/english/

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  19. Conclusion/first exam
  20. Economics and Business
  21. Transition from a command to a market economy, 1985 1991, I (Kremlin Capitalism, pp. 124 - 160) http://coral.bucknell.edu/departments/russian/

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  23. Transition from a command to a market economy, 1985 1991, II (Kremlin Capitalism, pp. 189 193) http://coral.bucknell.edu/departments/russian/

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  25. Specific features of Russian business, I (Doing Business in Russia, pp. 93 117,) http://coral.bucknell.edu/departments/russian/

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  27. Specific features of Russian business, II (Doing Business in Russia, pp. 189 207) http://www.amcham.ru/biznes.htm

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  29. Banks and banking (Doing Business in Russia, pp. 117 155) http://www.infopage.ru/intelbridge/

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  31. The Russian Stock Market (Doing Business in Russia, pp. 83 93; Kremlin Capitalism, pp. 160 173) http://www.re.ru./html/NEWS/default_e.htm

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  33. Tax, taxation, and tax reform (Doing Business in Russia, pp. 171-189) http://frigg.taide.lt/imri/welcome.html

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  35. Real Estate (Doing Business in Russia, pp. 155-171) http://www.realestate.ru/

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  37. Russia and a global market (Politics of Change, pp. 315 330) http://coral.bucknell.edu/departments/russian/

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  39. Conclusion / second exam

  40. Culture and miscellaneous spheres of Russian life

  41. Belief http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepagges/seraphim_rose_books/Russian.htmhttp://coral.bucknell.edu/departments/russian/

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  43. Literature, Theater, Bailey http://coral.bucknell.edu/departments/russian/

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  45. Media (Resurrection [optional], pp. 184 - 215) http://coral.bucknell.edu/departments/russian/

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  47. Customs (Doing Business in Russia, pp. 243 -257) http://www.amcham.ru/live/tips.htm

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  49. Sex (The Sexual Revolution in Russia, pp. 158 178, 265 274 ; Russia, Women, Culture, pp. 94 121 [optional]) http://csmonitor.com/durable/1997/09/05/intl/intl.3.html

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  51. Crime (Doing Business in Russia, pp. 225 243; Kremlin Capitalism, pp. 114 124) http://www.konanykhine.com/

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  53. Education http://www.rossiya.net/edu.htm

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  55. Russia in the future, I (The Politics of Change, pp. 167 185) http://coral.bucknell.edu/departments/russian/

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  57. Russia in the future, II (The Politics of Change, pp. 310 315) http://coral.bucknell.edu/departments/russian/

  58.  
  59. Conclusion / Final exam


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