The strongman : Vladimir Putin and the struggle for Russia /

Russia under Vladimir Putin has proved a prickly partner for the West, a far cry from the democratic ally many hoped for when the Soviet Union collapsed. Abroad, Putin has used Russia's energy strength as a foreign policy weapon, while at home he has cracked down on opponents, adamant that only...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Roxburgh, Angus
Corporate Author: ebrary, Inc
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2012.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.The Secret Policeman's Ball
  • 2.Courting the West
  • 3.The Battle for Economic Reform
  • 4.The Darker Side
  • 5.New Europe, Old Europe
  • 6.Putin Mark II
  • 7.Enemies Everywhere
  • 8.A New Cold War
  • 9.Media, Missiles, Medvedev
  • 10.The Descent into War
  • 11.Resetting Relations with the West
  • 12.The Strongman and His Friends
  • 13.Tandemology.