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Developments in Russian Politicsby Stephen White
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Developments in Russian Politics 7 brings together specially commissioned essays by leading experts to present a wide-ranging assessment of politics in contemporary Russia, including the election and inauguration of Dmitri Medvedev as president and Vladimir Putin’s appointment as prime minister in the spring of 2008. The contributors provide succinct overviews of Russia’s executive leadership, parliamentary politics, elections, political parties, media and political communication, regional politics, economy, social policy, foreign policy, and defense and security. Clearly and accessibly written, Developments in Russian Politics remains the first-choice introduction to politics in the world’s largest nation.
Contributors. Alfred B. Evans, Henry E. Hale, P. Hanson, Margot Light, N. Manning, J. Mathers, Michael McFaul, Sarah Oates, Thomas F. Remington, C. Ross, Richard Sakwa, Darrell Slider, G. Smith, Stephen White, John P. Willerton
An up-to-date introduction to the politics of one of the world’s biggest countries, setting out the policies leading up to the post-Putin era.
Leading experts provide succinct, up-to-date overviews of various aspects of politics and government in contemporary Russia.
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Praise for Developments in Russian Politics 6:
“One of the best collections on the post-USSR period of Russia. It contains deep insight into the intricacies of Russian life. Skillfully and clearly written, this book is a worthy contribution to contemporary scholarship.”—Y. Polksy, Choice
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