INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

IR486 RUSSIAN POLITICS

Course Code: 3140486
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. OKTAY FIRAT TANRISEVER
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

This course seeks to examine the domestic sources of Russian foreign policy. The issues that will be covered in this course include institutional design, the presidency, the legislature, elections, problems of party-formation and consolidation, economic reform, public opinion, mass media, nationalism, federalism, the processes of systemic transition and democratization in post-Soviet Russia

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Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course unit, the students are expected to be able to develop their own analysis of the structures and processes in contemporary Russian politics as well as their impacts on Russian foreign policy.