Putinism: Russia and Its Future with the West

Putinism: Russia and Its Future with the West

by Walter Laqueur

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ISBN-13: 9781466871069
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 06/30/2015
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 805,245
File size: 684 KB

About the Author

WALTER LAQUEUR served as the director of the Institute of Contemporary History in London and concurrently the chairman of the International Research Council of CSIS in Washington for 30 years. He was also a professor at Georgetown University and the author of more than twenty-five books on Europe, Russia, and the Middle East. He has had articles published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and countless other newspapers worldwide. His books include The Last Days of Europe , Putinism, After the Fall and, with Christopher Wall, The Future of Terrorism.
WALTER LAQUEUR served as the director of the Institute of Contemporary History in London and concurrently the chairman of the International Research Council of CSIS in Washington for 30 years. He was also a professor at Georgetown University and the author of more than twenty-five books on Europe, Russia, and the Middle East. He has had articles published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and countless other newspapers worldwide. His books include The Last Days of Europe and After the Fall.

Table of Contents

Acknowedgements
Preface
1. The End of the Soviet Era
Perestroika
After Gorbachev
2. Who Rules Russia?
The Oligarchs
The Siloviki
3. Putin and Putinism
4. The Pillars of the New Russian Idea
The Russian Orthodox Church
Leading Thinkers of the Russian Right
Eurasianism
Russian Geopolitics
Confabulation?
5. Stalin and the Fall of the Byzantine Empire
The Fall of an Empire
6. Demography
Russian Islam
Tatarstan
Opposition
7. Foreign Policy and the Petrostate
Russia and the European Radical Right
Russia and China
The Near Abroad
Russian Oil
8. The New National Doctrine
Back to the Roots
The Russian Party under the Soviets
Ivan Ilyin rediscovered
9. Sources of Future Conflicts
Russia's identity
The New Russian Empire
Russophobia
The Economic Future
The Face of the Young Generation
Central Asian Conflicts
Epilogue: Kamo gryadeshi--Quo Vadis,Russia?
Bibliography

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