Olga I. Vendina

Olga I. Vendina

Keywords : Urban studies transformation processes in Moscow and Russian cities Migration studies interethnic relationships Cultural and Political Geography the impact of socio-cultural and political processes on urban and regional developments border regions

Country : Russia

Organization : Russian Academy of Sciences

Department : Institute of Geography

Biography :

Leading Researcher
Laboratory of Geopolitical Studies


Urban studies, transformation processes in Moscow and Russian cities. Migration studies,  interethnic relationships. Cultural and Political Geography, the impact of socio-cultural and political processes on urban and regional developments, border regions.


Vendina O. Moscow identity and identities of Muscovites // Izvestia RAN. Seria Geographicheskaya. 2012, №5. P. 27-39.

Vendina O. Invisible shifts in urban developments. / Geographical Position and Territorial Structures. In Memoriam I.M. Meirgoyze. M.: New Chronograph, 2012. P. 780-812.

Kolossov V.A., Vendina O.B. (Eds.) Russian-Ukrainian Borderland: Twenty Years of Separated Unity. M.: New Chronograph, 2011. – 352 p.

Artobolevskiy S., Vendina O., Gontmakher Eu., Zubarevitch N., Kynev A.  Re-combination of the Subjects of Russian Federation: Pro et Contra. M.: INSOR, 2010. – 175 p.

Vendina O. Cultural Diversity and Side-Effects of the Ethno-cultural policies in Moscow. / Immigrants in Moscow. J.A. Zayontchokvskaya (Ed.) M.: Tri kvadrata, 2009.  P. 45-148

Vendina O., Belozerov V., Gustafson A. The Wars on Chechya and Their Effects on Neighboring Regions. // Eurasian Geography and Economics. March-April 2007, vol. XLVIII, No.2. C. 178-202.

Vendina O. Strategies of the Large Russian Cities Developments: In Search of Concepts // M.: Institute of Urban Economics. Urban Review, 2006. No 2. P. 205-226.

Vendina O. Migrants in Moscow. Is Moscow threatened by ethnic segregation Грозит ли российской столице этническая сегрегация. M.: Center for Migration Studies. 2005. – 90 p.  

Vendina O. Imaginary Reality or The Ideas of Russians of the Foreign Countries: Myths and Foreign Politics. / Kolossov V.A. (Ed.) M.: FOM, 2003. P. 63-112.

Vendina O. Social Polarization and Ethnic Segregation in Moscow. // Eurasian Geography and Economics. April-May 2002, vol. XXXXIII, No.3. C. 216-244.