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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
This book provides an overview of the state of Russia after the 2012 presidential election. It considers a wide range of both domestic and international issues, examining both the run up to and the consequences of the election. It covers political, economic, and social topics. It assesses the political scene both before and after the election, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
The Soviet Arctic is the first book to consider Soviet policy in this area from an historian's point of view. Horensma assesses the importance of historic legacies to current Soviet Arctic policy and their consequences on an international level. The book also discusses the significance of historic precedents in the determination of polar sovereignty. more...
- DK Publishing 2013; US$ 14.00
DK Eyewitness Top 10: Tallinn will lead you straight to the best attractions this lovely, historic city has to offer. Whether you are looking for a great place to stay, or the best restaurant to sample Estonian dishes, lively nightlife spots or interesting architecture, this guide is your ideal companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Gabriel Gorodetsky unravels President Putin's efforts to re-establish Russia's position as a major power, attempting to reconcile Russia's traditional national interests with the newly emerging social and political entity taking shape at home. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
This book examines the interplay between energy policy and security policy under Vladimir Putin, and his drive to re-establish Russia?s ?greatness?. Assessing the internal contradictions of this policy, the book argues that Russia?s desire to strengthen its role of ?energy security? provider is undermined by its inability to secure growth in... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Who is Vladimir Putin? Observers have described him as a "man from nowhere"?someone without a face, substance, or soul. Russia experts Fiona Hill and Clifford Gaddy argue that Putin is in fact a man of many and complex identities. Drawing on a range of sources, including their own personal encounters, they describe six that are most essential: the... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 99.99
In recent years states across the world have boosted their legal and institutional capacity to deport noncitizens residing on their territory, including failed asylum seekers, illegal migrants, and convicted criminals. Scholars have analyzed this development primarily through the lens of immigration control. Deportation has been viewed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Daghestan is home to more than 30 distinct peoples. Each has their own language yet they share a surprisingly homogeneous culture that has both withstood and absorbed centuries of external influences. A fascinating account of change and adaptation in the villages of this area. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
In 1920, Lenin authorised a plan to transform Karelia, a Russian territory adjacent to Finland, into a showcase Soviet autonomous region, to show what could be achieved by socialist nationalities policy and economic planning, and to encourage other countries to follow this example. However, Stalin?s accession to power brought a change of policy towards... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95
In 1994, the mountain territory of Chechnya was witness to the largest military campaign staged on Russian soil since World War II. The Russo-Chechen war is examined within the context of the bitter history between the two peoples, culminating in the expression of conflict from 1994-1996. more...