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  1. The 2014 Winter Olympics and the Evolution of Putin's Russia

    By Robert W. Orttung, Sufian Zhemukhov

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines President Vladimir Putin’s Olympic project as a window into understanding the workings of Russia today. It argues that Putin’s top-down approach to the Olympics is an illustrative case study of his leadership style for Russia as a whole. The book highlights the history of Russia’...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

  2. Russia's Battle with Crime, Corruption and Terrorism

    Edited by Robert Orttung, Anthony Latta

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    This book examines Russia's attempts to tackle the challenges of the new and increasing security threats of rising crime, corruption and terrorism that it has experienced since the break-up of the Soviet Union in 1991. It demonstrates the close links between the rising drug trade, border problems,...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Russian Energy Power and Foreign Relations

    Implications for Conflict and Cooperation

    Edited by Jeronim Perovic, Robert W. Orttung, Andreas Wenger

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This book examines Russia's new assertiveness and the role of energy as a key factor in shaping the country's behavior in international relations, and in building political and economic power domestically, since the 1990s. Energy transformed Russia's fortunes after its decline during the 1990s. The...

    Published April 8th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Russian Business Power

    The Role of Russian Business in Foreign and Security Relations

    Edited by Andreas Wenger, Robert Orttung, Jeronim Perovic

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia has developed a powerful business community and a potent network of transnational organized groups. Russian Business Power explores the powerful impact these new actors are having on the evolution of the Russian state and its foreign...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Republics and Regions of the Russian Federation: A Guide to the Politics, Policies and Leaders

    A Guide to the Politics, Policies and Leaders

    By Robert W. Orttung, East West Insitute

    Russia is divided into seven federal districts encompassing 89 units -- regions (oblasts), territories (krais), and republics. As central power has weakened, the importance of these units and their local leadership has increased commensurately.This work brings together in one volume all basic...

    Published June 30th 2000 by Routledge

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