Region Volume 5 No.2

Lewis Siegelbaum
Hyun Taek Kim

Special Issue: Centrifugal Forces? Russia’s Regional Identities and Initiatives

Edith W. Clowes
Introduction     117

Alla Anisimova and Olga Echevskaia

Reading Post-Soviet (Trans)formations of Siberian
Identity through Biographical Narrative     127

Edith W. Clowes
Branding Tiumen’: Official Image and Local Initiatives      149

Kathryn E. Graber

The All-Buriat “Ray of Light”: Independence and Identity in Native-Language Media     175

Gisela Erbslöh

Seeking Chechen Identity between Repression and
Self-Determination under the Ramzan Kadyrov Regime     201

Austin Charron
Whose is Crimea? Contested Sovereignty and Regional Identity     225

Book Reviews

Michael Paulauskas
Kiril Tomoff. Virtuosi Abroad: Soviet Music and Imperial

Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945–1958     257

Lewis H. Siegelbaum
Stephen A. Smith. The Oxford Handbook of the History of Communism     261

Notes on the Contributors      265

Style Sheet and Submission Guidelines     269