January 1, 1999
Assistant Professor of Government Sharon Werning Rivera presented a paper titled "The Russian Elite during Putin's Second Term: Has Militarization Continued?"
at the annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies on Nov. 16 in New Orleans. Rivera and her co-author, government lecturer David W. Rivera, revisit the question they addressed in a 2006 article in Post-Soviet Affairs
, whether Russian President Vladimir Putin has created a "neo-KGB state." More ...