Russian Politics and Law, September 2012 Table of Contents

Volume 50 Number 5 / September-October 2012 of Russian Politics and Law is now available on the web site at

This issue contains:

The Claim of Russian Distinctiveness as Justification for Putin’s Neo-Authoritarian Regime: Guest Editor’s Introduction  p. 3
Andreas Umland
The Mythology of the “Third Rome” in Russian Educated Society  p. 7
Sergei Magaril
The Myth of the “Special Path” in Contemporary Russian Public Opinion  p. 35
Boris Dubin
Civilizational Nationalism: The Russian Version of the “Special Path”  p. 52
Aleksandr Verkhovskii, Emil Pain