Problems of Post-Communism

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Problems of Post-Communism (ISSN 1075-8216) is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal covering economic, political, security, and international developments in post-communist countries. Until 1992 it was known as Problems of Communism and predicted the collapse of the USSR.[1] It was originally published by the United States Information Agency and is now published by M.E. Sharpe. The editor-in-chief is Dmitry P. Gorenburg (Harvard University).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences, ProQuest, Scopus, Social Sciences Citation Index, Sociological Abstracts, and Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. According to the Journal Citation Reports, it has a 2010 impact factor of 0.404, ranking it 96th out of 139 journals in the category "Political Science".


  1. ^ Laqueur, Walter (1994). The Dream that Failed: Reflections on the Soviet Union. Oxford [Oxfordshire]: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-510282-7.  p. 187

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