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The relationship between the Russian Federation and the 14 non-Russian successor states is unequal, with Russia the dominant power. This power imbalance is a hold-over from the Soviet era in which the RSFSR was first among equals . This text covers the successor states.
SUSANNE MICHELE BIRGERSON is an independent researcher who began working and writing on Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union in the decade after the Soviet Union collapsed. Dr. Birgerson's research has been published in various academic journals such as Problems of Post-Communism, Asian Affairs: An American Review, Communist and Post-Communist Studies, and Revue d'Etudes Comparatives Est-Ouest.