Politics of Russia

In this channel you will find summaries on important domestic issues that inform today's political landscape in Russia, as well as summaries on Russia as an actor on the international stage.
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Summaries

Inside the Court of Vladimir Putin

Mikhail Zygar

Public Affairs, 2016

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The Quest for Empire and the Making of the Russian Nation

Serhii Plokhy

Basic Books, 2017

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Putin, the West and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus

Gerard Toal

Oxford UP, 2017

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Andrew Radin and Clinton Bruce Reach

Rand Corporation, 2017

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RT, Sputnik and Russia’s New Theory of War
How the Kremlin built one of the most powerful information weapons of the 21st century — and why it may be impossible to stop.

Jim Rutenberg

New York Times Magazine, 2017

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Understanding Russian Influence in Central and Eastern Europe

Heather A. Conley

CSIS, 2016

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Dmitri Trenin

Polity Press, 2016

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Operative in the Kremlin

Fiona Hill and Clifford G. Gaddy

Brookings Institution Press, 2015

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Putin, Ukraine, and the New Cold War

Marvin Kalb

Brookings Institution Press, 2015

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Dismiss, Distort, Distract, and Dismay
Continuity and Change in Russian Disinformation

Jon White

IES, 2016

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