Sergey Radchenko

Sergey Radchenko is professor of international relations at Cardiff University (U.K.). He is the author of Unwanted Visionaries: The Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War (2014).

July 2017, Volume 28, Issue 3

Turkmenistan: Grasping for Legitimacy

Turkmenistan’s authoritarian president Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov attempted to use sham democratic elections in February 2017 to bolster his legitimacy both at home and abroad.