The Politics of Ethnic Separatism in Russia and Georgia

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Springer, Dec 21, 2009 - Political Science - 248 pages
This book investigates the roots of ethnic separatism in the Russian Federation and post-Soviet Georgia. It considers why regional leaders in both countries chose violent or non-violent strategies to achieve their political, economic, and personal goals.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 Ethnic Separatism in Russia and Georgia
13
2 Russia Weakened 19911999
50
3 Georgia Fragmented 19902003
95
4 Russia Resurgent 19992006
144
5 The Tragedy of the Rose Revolution
167
Conclusion
184
Notes
193
Works Cited
222
Index
241
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Julie A. George is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, Queens College, City University of New York.