Russian National Interests and the Current Crisis in Russia / Edition 1

Russian National Interests and the Current Crisis in Russia / Edition 1

by G. A. Trofimenko, Henry Trofimenko
     
 

The book analyses national interests of Russia as they are indicated by the current policies of the Russian government and formulated in public and not so public discussions in high echelons of government. The author not only sums up and critically reviews those interests in general, but gives detailed analysis of specific interests of Russia in Europe, Asia and the… See more details below

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The book analyses national interests of Russia as they are indicated by the current policies of the Russian government and formulated in public and not so public discussions in high echelons of government. The author not only sums up and critically reviews those interests in general, but gives detailed analysis of specific interests of Russia in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. A large chapter is devoted to the review of converging and diverging interests of the USA and Russia. The main value of the book is in its philosophical aspect.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840144055
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Ch. 1The concept of national interest15
Ch. 2The "tree" of national interests45
Ch. 3The problem of national security101
Ch. 4Russian interests in Europe157
Ch. 5Russian interests in Asia187
Ch. 6Russian interests in the Middle East227
Ch. 7Russian versus American national interests269
Postscript313

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