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The Soviet and Post-Soviet Law: The Failed Transition from Socialist Legality to the rule of law state

― Issue 2(18), 2021

Editors of this issue: Mikhail Antonov & Dmytro Vovk

Contents

Mikhail Antonov
& Dmytro Vovk

SOVIET AND POST-SOVIET LAW: FAILED TRANSITION
FROM SOCIALIST LEGALITY TO RULE OF LAW

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RESEARCH ARTICLES


Thinking about Law: Historical perspective  

William Pomeranz

RUSSIA’S PERENNIAL SEARCH FOR THE RULE OF LAW:
ORIGINS, DETOURS, REVIVAL, IMPASSE

10

Natalia Varlamova

UNIVERSAL LEGAL CONCEPTS
IN THE SOVIET SOCIO-POLITICAL CONTEXT
*

30

Anna Lukina

LEGAL NURTURING: THE EDUCATIONAL FUNCTION
OF LAW IN THE SOVIET UNION

57

Elena Timoshina
& Svetlana Volkova

«OVER THE BARRIERS»: THE IDEAS OF THE RULE OF LAW STATE AND THE AUTONOMY OF LAW
IN THE THEORY OF LEV YAVICH (IN THE CONTEXT
OF THE SAINT-PETERSBURG SCHOOL OF LEGAL PHILOSOPHY)
*

75

Dmitry Gorin

LAW, POWER, AND FAITH IN THE POST-SOVIET
TRANSFORMATIONS OF RUSSIAN SOCIETY
*

98


Protection of rights and freedoms

Mikhail Antonov

LEGAL POSITIVISM AND PROBLEMS
OF DEVELOPMENT OF RUSSIAN LAW
*

120

Andrey Polyakov

HUMAN RIGHTS AND VALUES:
THEIR PHILOSOPHICAL MEANING AND IDEOLOGICAL ROLE IN POST-SOVIET LEGAL SCIENCE
*

152

Yuri Permyakov

FROM LEGAL PROTECTION TO PROTECTION OF RIGHT:
DIALECTICS OF THE 1990s IN ONE DESTINY
*

194

Sergei Belov

POST-SOVIET PERCEPTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
IN RUSSIA
*

212


Constitutionalisation of power and politics

Serhii Rabinovych

CAN THE UKRAINIAN CONSTITUTIONAL JUSTICE
BE DEPOLITICIZED
? **

234

Thomas Barrett

OLIGARCHS AND JUDGES: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY
OF THE COURTS IN POST-SOVIET UNCONSOLIDATED DEMOCRACIES

260

Iya Osvetimskaya

DEFORMATION OF COMMUNICATION
BETWEEN GOVERNMENT AND SOCIETY IN RUSSIA
 *

292

Dmytro Vovk
& Iurii Barabash

“JUSTICES HAVE A POLITICAL SENSE.”
THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF UKRAINE’S JURISPRUDENCE
IN POLITICALLY SENSITIVE CASES
*

313


REVIEWS

Yakov M. Rabkin

REVIEW: Kenneth B. Moss, Benjamin Nathans, and Taro Tsurumi, eds. (2021). From Europe’s East to the Middle East Israel’s Russian and Polish Lineages. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press

336

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* — full-text article is in Russian

** — full-text article is in Ukrainian

Social and Political Transformations in the Middle East and Northern Africa Region

― Issue 3(19), 2021 *

Leonid Issaev
& Iliya Kusa

SOCIAL AND POLITICAL TRANSFORMATIONS
IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTHERN AFRICA REGION. AN INTRODUCTION

3


Thematic Articles

Ruslan Zaporozhchenko

RETHINKING THE ARAB SPRING IN THE CONTEXT
OF GEOHISTORICAL TRANSFORMATIONS

10

Leonid Issaev, Egor Fain
& Andrey Korotayev

IMPACT OF THE ARAB SPRING
ON TERRORIST ACTIVITY IN THE SAHEL

34

Alisa Shishkina
& Georgy Shishkin

INTIFADA: UPRISING BEYOND
THE PALESTINIAN-ISRAELI CONFLICT

50

Maria João Barata

CONSTITUTING THE SELF IN SELF-DETERMINATION.
AN IR APPROACH WITH AN ANALYSIS
OF THE WESTERN SAHARA CASE

68

Nawar Kassomeh
& Jalal Qanas

WEALTH AND THE PERSISTENCE
OF AUTHORITARIANISM IN THE GULF STATES:
ECONOMIC PRIVILEGE OR A CULTURAL PHENOMENON?

92

Nikolay Kozhanov

GEOPOLITICS OF QATAR NATURAL GAS
IN THE ERA OF HYDROCARBON MARKETS TRANSFORMATION: SMALL STATE APPROACH

109

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* — the entire issue is published in English