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addaword.gifdefinition of Kremlinology

noun
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 15:06:00
Definition of Kremlinology from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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