Theses and Dissertations
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Narrative propagation in Russia: a study in continuity
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2016-03)
Despite uncertainty and difficulties in the modern Russian Federation, the regime enjoys massive popularity among its people, with approval ratings unrivaled in the past twenty-five years. This is a result of a carefully ...
Using their own people against them: Russia’s exploitation of ethnicity in Georgia and Ukraine
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2015-12)
Russia consistently exploits ethnic divides in its foreign policy strategy, specifically against states in its near abroad. Georgia and Ukraine have been on the receiving end of this strategy for most of their post-Soviet ...