This book discusses how the Russian government, greatly concerned about Russia’s increasingly negative image in the West, is taking steps through various kinds of public diplomacy to project a more positive image of the country. It examines how the increasingly authoritarian and undemocratic nature...
To Be Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge
At first, it seemed as if the international financial crisis that broke out in 2008 would have little effect in Russia and the other post-Soviet states. But, by the end of the year, growth was slowing, banks were reluctant to lend, share values had collapsed and unemployment was rising inexorably....
Published October 23rd 2012 by Routledge