Definition of Kremlinology in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˌkremləˈnäləjē/


The study and analysis of Soviet or Russian policies.
Example sentences
  • In contrast, the realist explanation is simple, straightforward, and requires no Kremlinology.
  • And all of a sudden, the old art of Kremlinology is back.
  • With the caveat that, like Kremlinology, Jakarta-watching is anything but an exact science, there are three possible scenarios.



Pronunciation: /ˌkremləˈnäləjəst/
Example sentences
  • There has always been a school of Kremlinologists who scorn such evidence.
  • His answer attracted the sort of textual scrutiny that Kremlinologists used to apply to the utterances of Soviet leaders.
  • Like Kremlinologists of the past, people are now analyzing Google's every move the way they once followed Microsoft.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Krem·lin·ol·o·gy

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.