Russia and Its Near Neighbours

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Maria Raquel Freire, Roger E. Kanet
Palgrave Macmillan, May 15, 2012 - Political Science - 295 pages

Russia has recently re-emerged as the dominant political, economic and military actor in former Soviet nations. Kanet and Freire bring together a stellar cast of contributors to consider Russia's recent return as a major regional and international actor and its likely future policy toward its neighbors.

 

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Contents

Russia and its Near Neighbours
1
Determinants of Russian Foreign Policy
15
Russia and the CIS
107
Energy in RussianCIS Relations
201
Russia and its Near Neighbours
287
Index
290
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LILIA A. ARAKELYAN Doctoral Student and Research Assistant, Department of International Studies, University of Miami, USA DIANA DIGOL Researcher, Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy, University of Hamburg, Germany JOHN DUNLOP Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, USA GRAEME P. HERD Head of the International Security Programme, Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Switzerland and Co-Director of the International Training Course in Security Policy RIA LAENEN Senior Research Fellow, Institute for International and European Policy, University of Leuven, Belgium LUKE MARCH Senior Lecturer in Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics, University of Edinburgh, UK BERTIL NYGREN Associate Professor of Political Science, Swedish National Defence College and at the Department of Political Science, Stockholm University, Sweden JOHN RUSSELL Professor of Russian and Security Studies, School of Social and International Studies, University of Bradford, UK LICÍNIA SIMÃO teaches at the University of Beira Interior, Portugal HANNA SMITH Researcher, Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland MATTHEW SUSSEX Senior Lecturer, School of Government, University of Tasmania, Australia