Max J. Okenfuss

Max J. Okenfuss is Professor Emeritus of Washington University in St. Louis, where he taught Russian and European history for 47 years. He is former American Editor of the Jahrbuecher fuer Geschichte Osteuropas.

Posts by Max J. Okenfuss

Tales of Russia’s Politics of Darkness

Charles Clover catalogs each of Putin’s references to Eurasianism and, in so doing, draws a picture of Putin’s policies that pose an existential threat to Russian democracy, the Ukraine and other former Soviet republics, to Crimea, to European unity, NATO, and liberal and democratic institutions everywhere.