Kremlinology

[ krem-li-nol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌkrɛm lɪˈnɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the study of the government of the former Soviet Union, especially the study of those factors governing its foreign affairs.

Origin of Kremlinology

First recorded in 1955–60; Kremlin + -o- + -logy
Also called Sovietology.
Related formsKrem·lin·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for kremlinology

Kremlinology

/ (ˌkrɛmlɪnˈɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

(formerly) the study and analysis of the policies and practices of the Soviet government
Derived FormsKremlinologist, noun
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