The paper reviews and classifies modern studies covered by
the field of linguistic postsovietology. The field comprises 1) researches into
Post-Soviet Russian political communication; 2) comparative investigations of
Soviet and Post-Soviet political discourse; 3) studies of Russian political
discourse in comparison with transitional discourses in other countries; 4)
papers on Soviet political communication published after the collapse of the
USSR; 5) researches into political discourses of Ex-Soviet States.