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Interviewing Political Elites: Lessons from Russia

  • Sharon Werning Rivera (a1), Polina M. Kozyreva (a2) and Eduard G. Sarovskii (a2)
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* The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support of a Rackham Graduate School-Russian Academy of Sciences' Institute of Sociology Collaboration Grant provided by the University of Michigan. Rivera thanks Cornell University's Institute for European Studies for a Mellon-Sawyer Postdoctoral Fellowship in Democratization that facilitated the writing of this article. For helpful comments and suggestions, we thank Carolyn Hsu, Steve Heeringa, David Rivera, and Aseema Sinha.
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