The Politics of Security in Modern Russia

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Mark Galeotti
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2010 - Political Science - 233 pages
This text explores the ways in which security has played and continues to play an important role in contemporary Russian politics. The topics covered include civil-military relations, defence spending and the restructuring of the military, and nuclear security and the shaping of Russian foreign policy.
 

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Contents

Sovereign Democracy and Great Power Aspirations
7
The Politics of Security
29
CivilMilitary Relations and the Security Apparatus
51
The Armed Forces Under
69
Chechnya and Regional Security
89
Nuclear Arms Control After a Time of Troubles
105
Terrorism Crime and the Security Forces
123
The Security Economy
145
Russias Unending Quest for Security
171
Afterword by Dmitri Trenin
195
Index
231
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Mark Galeotti is Academic Chair, Center for Global Affairs, New York University, USA

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