The study of the internal politics of the high members of the government of the USSR.
The study of the internal politics of any powerful and secretive organization.
Origin: From the Russian word Kremlin for "capital"+ -ology.
Kremlinology is the study and analysis of the politics and policies of Communist states, and especially of the Soviet Union. The term has some overlap with Sovietology, which refers to study of Soviet society as a whole. The term is named after the Kremlin, the seat of today's Russian and then-Soviet government. Kremlinologist refers to academic, media, and commentary experts who specialize in the study of Kremlinology. The term is sometimes sweepingly used to describe Western scholars who researched issues of, or specialized in, Russian/Soviet law, although the correct term is simply Russian law scholar. Sovietologists or Kremlinologists should also be distinguished from transitologists, scholars who study legal, economic and social transitions from communism to capitalism.
The numerical value of kremlinology in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of kremlinology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Images & Illustrations of kremlinology
Find a translation for the kremlinology definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these kremlinology definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"kremlinology." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 17 Aug. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/kremlinology>.