Russian Imperialism Revisited

Neo-Empire, State Interests and Hegemonic Power

By Domitilla Sagramoso

© 2015 – Routledge

240 pages

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Hardback: 9780415562270
pub: 2016-03-30

About the Book

By examining Russia’s military, economic, political, and diplomatic policies towards the former Soviet states since 1991, this book assesses whether Russian leaders have been able to discard the country’s imperial legacy.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: The Setting: Russia’s Policies Towards the Near Abroad under President Yeltsin 1. The Underlying Principles of Russia’s Policy Towards the "Near Abroad" 2. Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States 3. Russia’s Role in the Military Conflicts in the Near Abroad 4. Russia’s Energy Trade with the former Soviet Space 5. Russian Minorities in the Baltic States, Ukraine and Kazakhstan Part 2: The Evolution of Russia’s Policies Towards the "Near Abroad" under President Putin 6. Russia’s Policies Towards the Near Abroad from 1999 to 2004 7. Russia’s Policies to the Former Soviet States from 2004 to the Present. Conclusion

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Contemporary Security Studies

This series focuses on new research across the spectrum of international peace and security, in an era where each year throws up multiple examples of conflicts that present new security challenges in the world around them.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Military / General
HISTORY / Europe / Russia & the Former Soviet Union
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / Diplomacy
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / General