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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
During the 1990s, the "roving bandits", big business or the oligarchs, stole Russia. They gained influence over President Yeltsin and his government, and gradually shaped policy in their own interests. In this first comprehensive account to explain why Russia took the course it did, Martin McCauley examines the period through the prism of government,... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2011; US$ 14.57
Presented for the first time in English, Mammad Said Ordubadi's Years of Blood: A History of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Clashes in the Caucasus, 1905-1906, provides detailed reports of the tragic events of those dramatic years. Written during the aftershock and completed in 1908, the book was not published until 1911, but immediately impressed for its... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
The term "tandem" was used to describe the Putin-Medvedev combination which ruled Russia from 2008 to 2012, when Medvedev was president and Putin prime minister. Many people saw Putin as the real wielder of power, with Medvedev as his puppet. Others, however, saw Medvedev as a visionary, someone who envisioned large scale schemes - even though these... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94
This is the story of how the Cold War impacted on the people of East Anglia. Had nuclear conflict broken out, the region would have found itself as the target for any Soviet strike for the simple reason that it housed the launch pad for not only the British deterrent, but also America's first line of defence. The book also examines the early development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
The Russia-Chechen wars have had an extraordinarily destructive impact on the communities and on the trajectories of personal lives in the North Caucasus Republic of Chechnya. This book presents in-depth analysis of the Chechen conflicts and their consequences on Chechen society. It discusses the nature of the violence, examines the dramatic changes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
While the collapse of communism in Russia was relatively peaceful, ethnic relations have been deteriorating since then. This deterioration poses a threat to the functioning of the Russian state and is a major obstacle to its future development. Analysing ethnic relations in the North Caucasus, this book demonstrates how a myriad of processes that... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 70.00
This work adopts an unusual perspective. Rather than looking at a general remembrance of the Second World War, it explicitly focuses on memories of Soviet mass crimes, especially in the Gulag. At the same time, it examines the role of a diverse set of actors from different places and in changing combinations, thus providing varied interpretations... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 116.00
A key country for stability and security in Europe, Ukraine is struggling to create consistent foreign and security policies. Political alliances, identity struggles, economic goals, and geopolitical position all pull this newly emergent state in different and often conflicting directions. Due to its dependencies on both the West and Russia, Ukraine's... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95
Built on the constructivist perspective in international relations, this volume provides a coherent and illuminating account of the dynamics of Baltic-Russian relations after NATO and EU enlargement. Combining policy-relevant analysis with theoretical insights, it will meet the needs of academics and students of foreign policy, EU external relations... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2011; US$ 11.99
Travelling across the former Soviet Union is a challenge at the best of times but in a dilapidated VDub thats got to be plain daft... hasnt it?A chance job offer at a timber yard in Estonia gives Thom and his old pal Jo a taste for the unknown. So when Uncle Tony asks them to drive to Vladivostok for another job, they cant... more...