Caught in Between: Citizenship, Identity, and Young Ethnic Russians in Estonia
Sarah Mendelson and Theodore P. Gerber (University of Wisconsin-Madison) present answers given during four focus groups discussions with Russian speakers in Estonia in this PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo (No. 62). September 2009.
A Step Closer to Justice
Sarah Mendelson discusses the need for accountability following Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement of an inquiry into CIA interrogations in this piece in the New York Time’s blog Room for Debate. August 24, 2009.
Critical Questions: Victory Day in Moscow
Sarah Mendelson describes Victory Day as “one in a vast array of Kremlin efforts to both manage public perceptions and nurture Soviet nostalgia,” in this CSIS Critical Questions. May 8, 2008.
Us and Them: Anti-American Views of the Putin Generation
Sarah Mendelson and Ted Gerber discuss results from their 2007 survey of young Russians on attitudes towards the West, human rights, and Stalin in this article in The Washington Quarterly. Spring 2008.
By the Numbers, the Russian Evolution
Sarah Mendelson and Ted Gerber's survey of Russian youth and their perceptions of the past is featured in this sidebar in the Los Angeles Times. February 19, 2006.
Failing the Stalin Test: Russians and Their Dictator
Sarah Mendelson and Ted Gerber discuss Russian attitudes towards Stalin and their implications for Russian political development in this piece in Foreign Affairs. January/February 2006.
Soviet Nostalgia: An Impediment to Russian Democratization
Sarah Mendelson and Ted Gerber argue for retargeted assistance for democracy building in Russia based on what survey data suggest about Russian attitudes towards their government and their past in this article in The Washington Quarterly. Winter 2005.
Up for Grabs: Russia’s Political Trajectory and Stalin’s Legacy
Sarah Mendelson and Ted Gerber discuss what survey data suggest about public support for Stalin’s legacy and what it means for Russian democracy in this PONARS Policy Memo (number 296). November 7, 2003.