Russian Politics and Society
Richard Sakwa's "Russian Politics and Society" is the most comprehensive study of Russia's post-communist political development. It has, since its first publication in 1993, become an indispensable guide for all those who need to know about the current political scene in Russia, about the country's political stability and about the future of democracy under its post-communist leadership.
The third edition, has been updated throughout to include details of Yeltsin's second term and the impact on Russian politics of the rise of his successor, Vladimir Putin. It also contains a substantially expanded bibliography, and appendices showing election results, chronology, social and demographic figures and recent census data.
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Review: Russian Politics and Society (Third Edition)User Review - Brent Sherman - Goodreads
This was a textbook that was assigned to me in my post Soviet studies. This is a lengthy book, which takes away a star, but it is very insightful and has a really good history of how Russia has acted ... Read full review