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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. 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

  3. 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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