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Kremlinology

[krem-li-nol-uh-jee] /ˌkrɛm lɪˈnɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the study of the government of the former Soviet Union, especially the study of those factors governing its foreign affairs.
Also called Sovietology.
Origin of Kremlinology
1955-1960
First recorded in 1955-60; Kremlin + -o- + -logy
Related forms
Kremlinologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Kremlinology

Kremlinology

/ˌkrɛmlɪnˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
(formerly) the study and analysis of the policies and practices of the Soviet government
Derived Forms
Kremlinologist, noun
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