Reviews

Media reporting of the Ukrainian war. A comparison of ideals and outcome

Ukraina och informationskriget – journalistik mellan ideal och självcensur [Ukraine and the information war – journalism between ideal and self-censorship] Gunnar Nygren and Jöran Hök (ed.), Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskap. (2016), 279 pages.

By Per Ekman No Comments on Media reporting of the Ukrainian war. A comparison of ideals and outcome

Understanding the geography of Belarus 95 maps with comments

Belarus in Maps, Edited by Dávid Karácsonyi, Károly Kocsis, and Zsolt Bottlik. Budapest: Geographical Institute, 2017, 194 pages.

By Andrej Kotljarchuk No Comments on Understanding the geography of Belarus

From Soviet seclusion to West European integration. The development of Baltic air connections

Mobility and regionalization: Changing patterns of air traffic in the Baltic Sea Region in connection to European integration. Jan Henrik Nilsson, Geographia Polonica 2018. Vol. 91:1, pp 77–93.

By Thomas Lundén No Comments on From Soviet seclusion to West European integration. The development of Baltic air connections

Exploring the topography of the power play. By concentrating on the periphery

Movers and Shakers of Soviet Ukrainian culture in the 1920s–1930s, “Beau Monde on Empire’s Edge. State and Stage in Soviet Ukraine”, Mayhill C. Fowler, University of Toronto Press, 2017.

By Yuliya Yurchuk No Comments on Exploring the topography of the power play. By concentrating on the periphery

As Brezhnev saw it. Diaries of a “stable decline” in three volumes

Brezhnev, Leonid, Rabochie i dnevnikovye zapisi, V 3-kh tomakh, Moskva: Istoricheskaya literature, 2016, 3 500 pages.

By Tomas Sniegon No Comments on As Brezhnev saw it. Diaries of a “stable decline” in three volumes

Uprootedeness in the Polish-German Borderlands. The meaning of the transformation revised

Dystopia’s Provocateurs: Peasants, State and Informality in the Polish-German Borderlands, Edyta Materka, Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2017, 234 pages.

By Thomas Lundén No Comments on Uprootedeness in the Polish-German Borderlands.

The avant-gardist Ivan Aksionov. A life marked by ruptures and paradoxes

Vid avantgardets korsvägar: Om Ivan Aksionov och den ryska modernismen [At the cross roads of the avant-garde: On Ivan Aksionov and Russian modernism, Lars Kleberg, Stockholm Natur & Kultur, 2015, 248 pages.

By Ingmar Oldberg No Comments on The avant-gardist Ivan Aksionov. A life marked by ruptures and paradoxes

Norm-breaking female soldiers. Russian revolutionary heores

Låt oss dö som hjältar: kvinnliga soldater i revolutionens Ryssland [Let us die as heroes: Female soldiers in the Russia of the Revolution and the Civil War] Per Enerud, Carlsson Bokförlag 2014, 275 pages.

By Gunnar Åselius No Comments on Norm-breaking female soldiers.

Transnational and cosmopolitan families. Exploring diversity among migrants

Viorela Ducu and Áron Telegdi-Csetri, Managing “Difference” in Eastern-European Transnational Families. Peter Lang: Frankfurt am Main, 2016, 190 pages.

By Aija Lulle No Comments on Transnational and cosmopolitan families.

Russia, Norway and the Arctic. Challenges to security policies

Geir Hønneland, Russia and the Arctic. Environment, Identity and Security political challenges. London and New York: I.B. Tauris, 2016, 205 pages; Tormod Heier og Anders Kjølberg (red.). Norge og Russland. Sikkerhets-politiske utfordringer i nordom-rådene. [Norway and Russia. Security Polices in the Northern Areas], Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 2015, 208 pages.

By Ingmar Oldberg No Comments on Russia, Norway and the Arctic.