Russia: Re-Emerging Great Power

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Roger E. Kanet
Palgrave Macmillan, Aug 15, 2007 - Political Science - 256 pages
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In responding to the question as to whether Russia has re-emerged as a great power, the authors trace the major lines of foreign and security policy under Vladimir Putin. The authors argue that Putin and his advisors are committed to re-establishing Russia as a great power and that the existence of nuclear weapons and the revival of the Russian economy have provided the foundations for an expanded Russian role in global affairs.

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Contents

The Consolidation of Russias Role in World Affairs
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The US Challenge to Russian Influence in Central Asia
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Russias Great Power Ambitions and Policy Under Putin
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ROGER E. KANET is Professor of International Studies at the University of Miami, USA. Prior to that he was a member of the faculty of the Department of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has edited more than twenty scholarly books on the Soviet Union/Russia and authored 200+ on Soviet/Russian and East/Central European foreign and domestic politics.

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