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Perspectives on EU-Russia Relations

1st Edition

Edited by Debra Johnson, Paul Robinson


224 pages

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This book explains how the internal dynamics of transition have influenced the relationship between Russia and the EU. Taking an holistic approach, the authors present a balanced analysis exploring EU, Russian and US perspectives on the Russian-EU relationship and examine a range of political, economic, business and security issues including the Northern dimension of Russian-EU relations, the Chechen situation, Russian domestic economic policy, trade, the business environment, energy and EU technical assistance. They also address such questions as:

* Will bilateral relations be achieved with a Western or Russian model?

* Who is the main driver of Russian-EU relations?

* Is Russia converging with the EU in terms of business, culture, legal environment and systems?

* Does the Russian-EU link provide a new model for EU external relations?

Table of Contents

Part I: The Introduction

Part II: Perspectives on EU-Russia Relations

Part III: EU-Russian Relations in Context

Part IV: Case Studies

Part V: Conclusion

About the Editors

Debra Johnson is Senior Lecturer in the Business School at the University of Hull where she teaches and writes on European and international business. Prior to becoming an academic, she worked as an economist in the energy and transport industries in the public and private sector.

Paul Robinson is Lecturer in Security Studies at the University of Hull. He has written a number of works on Russian history and on contemporary security issues. He has also worked as an executive for the British media research company, Russian Research, in Moscow.

About the Series

Europe and the Nation State

This series explores the complex relationship between nation-states and European integration and the political, social, economic and policy implications of this interaction. The series examines issues such as:

  • the impact of the EU on the politics and policy-making of the nation-state and vice-versa
  • the effects of expansion of the EU on individual nation states in Europe
  • the relationship between the EU and non-European nation states.

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