Thursday 18 August 2011
August 18, 2011
20 Years After The Big Breakup, Does The 'Former Soviet Union' Still Exist?
Two decades after the fall of the Soviet Union, its successor states encompass squeaky clean Scandinavian-style democracies like Estonia, autocratic despotisms like Uzbekistan -- and everything in between. Is it even possible to speak of a coherent "post-Soviet space" anymore?