Readings on Russia

Russia and Eastern Europe

Putin's Russia: Life in a Failing Democracy
Anna Politkovskaya

A New Capitalist Order: Privatization and Ideology in Russia and Eastern Europe
Hilary Appel

"International Imperatives and Tax Reform: Lessons from Postcommunist Europe," Hilary Appel, Comparative Politics, volume 39, October 2006.

"Anti-Communist Justice and Founding the Post-Communist Order: Lustration and Restitution in Central Europe," Hilary Appel, East European Politics and Societies, volume 19, Fall 2005.

Conversations on Russia: From Yeltsin to Putin, 2006
Padma Desia

Capitalism Russia Style, 2005
Thane Gustafson