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By M. Steven Fish, Graeme Gill, Milenko Petrovic

This edited quantity seeks to appreciate and clarify the development of various nationwide and local good fortune in post-communist political and monetary transition around the post-communist international. regardless of common hopes for the advance of energetic democratic political structures and colourful industry economies, the results of 1 / 4 century of post-communist transition within the nations of the previous communist bloc in Eurasia were extensively variation. a few have matched those hopes, together with changing into complete participants of the european; others have fallen some distance brief, with political and monetary structures little replaced from the communist period. This assortment, with an across the world revered record of members, addresses many of the urgent concerns in political technology and transition reports, starting from theoretical overviews to the extra particular nitty-gritty of up to date politics.

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In Belarus, however, countervailing pressures from Russia may help explain the endurance of dictatorship. Neighborhood might matter, but Russia looms larger for Belarus than Europe. Democracy in Belarus would be a nightmare for Russia’s rulers, who prop up President Lukashenko with colossal energy subsidies that amount to about 15 percent of Belarus’s GDP (Alachonvič 2015). What is more, Belarus never had a chance at EU membership, keeping an important inducement to democracy off the table. 27 CHAPTER 1: POST-COMMUNISM AND THE CORRELATES OF DEMOCRACY Religion Authors have long recognized the centrality of religion in culture.

S. FISH Is Mongolia’s parliament-heavy semipresidential system key to its success? Is extraordinary leadership to credit? Or perhaps a lot of luck? If Mongolia has been running mostly on luck, it is possible that structural limitations will catch up with it. As the country’s reliance on energy resources extracted from the ground grows, will Mongolians be able to maintain open politics? Might they experience something like the spiral of corruption and consequent disillusionment with democracy that afflicted Russia in the 1990s, with similar results for political regime?

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