SLST 461

Putin's Russia

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

An exploration of Russian culture and politics under the controversial leadership of Vladimir Putin. Topics may include Putin's rise to power, the Pussy Riot scandal, LGBT rights under Putin, the Sochi Olympics and Russian-Ukrainian conflict.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of SLST 461, SLST 410 (if taken in the same topic).
  • No knowledge of Russian required.

Undergraduate course in Slavic Studies offered by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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