Kremlinology - definition and synonyms

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    trying to guess or infer what things people say and do really mean, as opposed to what they seem to mean; after the Kremlin, the seat of Soviet power, the actions of whose leaders western powers struggled to interpret during the Cold War

    This has given rise to a new version of 'Kremlinology' – today, all the utterances of the monetary bureaucrats are parsed like those of the aging Kremlin autocrats of yore.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 11/07/2012