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The politics of security in modern Russia /

Fully up-to-date to reflect the evolving Medvedev presidency, the 2008 Georgian war and the impact of the economic downturn, this volume is a much needed objective and balanced examination of the ways in which security has played and continues to play a central role in contemporary Russian politics.

Other Authors: Galeotti, Mark.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Co., ℗♭2010.
Series: Post-Soviet politics.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Mark Galeotti
  • Security Strategy : Sovereign Democracy and Great Power Aspirations / Graeme Herd
  • The Politics of Security / Mark Smith
  • Civil
  • -Military Relations and the Security Apparatus / Bettina Renz
  • Neither Reform Nor Modernisation: The Armed Forces Under and After Putin's Command / Pavel Baev
  • Chechnya and Regional Security / C.W. Blandy
  • Nuclear Arms Control After a Time of Troubles / Stephen J. Cimbala
  • Terrorism, Crime and the Security Forces / Mark Galeotti
  • The `Security Economy' / Julian Cooper
  • Russia's Unending Quest for Security / Stephen Blank
  • Afterword / Dmitri Trenin.