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Post-Soviet States: Learning from Women Amid a Battle for Democracy and Gender Equality


By Alisha Saxena and Kaycie Goral

Originally published in Ms. Magazine, 3/21/2022

Thirty years ago, the world’s largest country dissolved: The Soviet Union broke apart into 15 new and independent states, leaving a region comprised of some of the world’s youngest nations and democracies to date. The roots of today’s crisis in Ukraine grew from said breakup, becoming a flashbulb for the growth of authoritarianism across the globe.

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