East European Politics

(The median citation count of East European Politics is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Ethnopopulism and democratic backsliding in Central Europe123
Right-wing authoritarian innovations in Central and Eastern Europe62
Whose Poland is it to be? PiS and the struggle between monism and pluralism45
What do we know about civil society and regime change thirty years after 1989?44
Illiberalism: a conceptual introduction28
Democratic backsliding in the European Union: the role of the Hungarian-Polish coalition25
… Because the homeland cannot be in opposition: analysing the discourses of Fidesz and Law and Justice (PiS) from opposition to power23
Pandemic power grab15
Keeping a roof over your head: housing and anti-debt movements in Croatia and Serbia during the Great Recession14
Riding the Covid waves: authoritarian socio-economic responses of east central Europe’s anti-liberal governments13
Ethnopopulist denial and crime relativisation in Bosnian Republika Srpska12
How to head count ethnic minorities: validity of census surveys versus other identification strategies11
The “refugee crisis” and the transformation of the far right and the political mainstream: the extreme case of the Czech Republic10
Greater than the sum of its part(ie)s: opposition comeback in the 2019 Hungarian local elections9
Europe forever? Czech political parties on the orientation of Czech foreign policy9
Judges as activists: how Polish judges mobilise to defend the rule of law8
Caught between stability and democracy in the Western Balkans: a comparative analysis of paths of accession to the European Union8
Riders on the storm: the politics of disruption in European member states during the COVID-19 pandemic7
Civil society and external actors: how linkages with the EU and Russia interact with socio-political orders in Belarus and Ukraine7
The demand side of vaccine politics and pandemic illiberalism7
Uninformed or informed populists? The relationship between political knowledge, socio-economic status and populist attitudes in Poland7
“Popular tribunes” and their agendas: topic modelling Slovak presidents’ speeches 1993–20207
Not on speaking terms, but business as usual: the ambiguous coexistence of conflict and cooperation in EU–Russia relations7
The dual role of state capacity in opening socio-political orders: assessment of different elements of state capacity in Belarus and Ukraine6
East Central Europe in the COVID-19 crisis6
Conflict and cooperation between Europe and Russia: the autonomy of the local6
Promoting domestic bank ownership in Central and Eastern Europe: a case study of economic nationalism and rent-seeking in Hungary5
Explaining the success of non-partisan presidents in Lithuania4
Analysing the “what” and “when” of women’s substantive representation: the role of right-wing populist party ideology4
Back-to-normality outsiders: Zelensky’s technocratic populism, 2019–20214
The Sputnik V moment: biotech, biowarfare and COVID-19 vaccine development in Russia and in former Soviet satellite states4
“Can you beat your wife, yes or no?”: a study of hegemonic femininity in Kazakhstan’s online discourses4
Prime ministers, presidents and ministerial selection in Lithuania4
Migrants during Halftime: the framing of Hungarian political news during the FIFA World Cup4
Winning votes and influencing people: campaigning in Central and Eastern Europe4
Path dependency and partisan interests: explaining COVID-19 social support programmes in East-Central Europe4
“Eco-terrorists”: right-wing populist media about “ecologists” and the public opinion on the environmental movement in Poland4
Government responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in eastern and Western Europe: the role of health, political and economic factors4
The significance of human dignity for social movements: mass mobilisation in Ukraine4
Juggling friends and foes: Prime Minister Borissov’s surprise survival in Bulgaria4
A grassroots conservatism? Taking a fine-grained view of conservative attitudes among Russians3
“They all are the red plague”: anti-communism and the Romanian radical right populists3
The left returns to Polish Parliament: a change of people’s hearts? Determinants of right and left identification on the individual level3
Kaliningrad: a dual shift in cooperation and conflict3
Coping with the new party challenge: patterns of prime ministerial survival in Croatia and Slovenia3
Introduction to the symposium on women’s political representation in Central and Eastern Europe3
Russia’s “conservative turn” after 2012: evidence from the European Social Survey3
Trade liberalisation and opening in post-soviet limited access orders3
Interdependences with external actors and regime persistence in Eastern Partnership countries*3
Opening in times of crisis? Examining NATO and the EU's support to security sector reform in post-Maidan Ukraine3
Anniversary Symposium, “1989 at 30 years”3
Pragmatism and support for the EU in Slovakia’s politics3
Persistent efforts and opportune moments: women’s groups and gender quota adoption in Central and Eastern Europe3
Hybrid geopolitics in EU-Russia relations: understanding the persistence of conflict and cooperation3
The grassroots of Putin’s ideology: civil origins of an uncivil regime3
The framing effects of COVID-19 on ethnic intolerance: evidence from Romania3
Politicisation of the Czech Republic’s ministries: still trailing behind the West?3
First-time voters and honest political leaders: evidence from the 2019 presidential election in Romania2
Making sense of conservative narratives in Kyrgyzstan: the case of illiberal public activists2
Building active youth in post-Soviet countries through civic education programmes: evidence from Poland2
Striking out women: preferential voting and gender bias in Latvian Saeima elections2
How do social movements take the “electoral turn” in unfavourable contexts? The case of “Do Not Let Belgrade D(r)own”2
Theorising cooperation and conflict in Euro-Russian relations2
Сonservative populism in Italy and Estonia: playing the multicultural card and engaging “domestic others”2
Scaling up? From urban movements to citizen's platforms in Serbia2
Benefits or services? Politics of welfare retrenchment in Russia, 2014–20172
Stepping out of the shadow of the past: how career attributes shape ministerial stability in post-communist democracies2
Towards open access social orders in Eastern Europe2
The unusual weakness of the economic agenda at protests in times of austerity: the case of Serbia2
Ethnic minority party formation and success in Europe2
Rent creation, clientelism and the emergence of semi-democracies: the case of Hungary2
Development and (re)organisation of the Czech LGBT+ movement (1989–2021)2
Electoral Geography of Bosnia and Herzegovina – is there anything beyond the ethnic rule?2
Crisis response, path dependence, and the joint decision trap: the EU’s eastern and Russia policies after the Ukraine crisis2
Comparing public attitudes towards internal and external EU sanctions: the role of populism, trust and Euroscepticism1
Formal contracting and state–business relations in Russia. A case study from Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug1
Condoning postwar corruption: how legacies of war prevent democratic accountability in contemporary Southeast Europe1
Puppets of the president? Prime ministers in post-communist Romania1
Prime ministers and party governments in Central and Eastern Europe1
Gendered parties and gendered voters in Hungary? “Plus ça change, plus c’est pariel”1
Prime ministers in minority governments: the case of Hungary1
Rolling stones: dissident intellectuals in Hungary (1977–1994)1
To resist or not to resist: “Skopje 2014” and the politics of contention in North Macedonia1
Outsourcing elderly care to private companies in Russia: (non)compliance and creative compliance as responses to the principal-agent problem1
Minority rights, the Roma, and neoliberal reform in EU accession1
Parties in Russia: party system nationalisation in dominant party systems1
The role of organised interests in shaping Croatia's negotiating positions in the Council of the EU1
Does the democratic performance really matter for regime support? Evidence from the post-communist Member States of the European Union1
Populism as a political trust booster? Populist support and degrees of political power in Central Europe1
Legitimation strategies of Russian companies: a bricolage of social responsibility1
Barricades and ballots: exploring the trajectory of the Slovenian left1
Aligning populist worldviews of citizens to media preferences: peculiarities of an illiberal political context1
The role of religion in sovereignist narratives of European integration: symbolic thickening and identity marking1
Partisanship and plane crashes: can partisanship drive conspiratorial beliefs?1
Do populist governments reduce corruption?1
Mission adapted: the hidden role of governors in shaping central bank operating missions in Hungary1