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  1. The Baltic Question during the Cold War

    Edited by John Hiden, Vahur Made, David J. Smith

    Series: Cold War History

    This edited volume presents a comprehensive analysis of the ‘Baltic question’, which arose within the context of the Cold War, and which has previously received little attention. This volume brings together a group of international specialists on the international history of northern Europe. It...

    Published November 26th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Russia’s Federal Relations

    Putin's Reforms and Management of the Regions

    By Elena Chebankova

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

    The development of centre-regional relations has been at the forefront of Russian politics since the formation of the Russian state and numerous efforts have been made by the country’s subsequent rulers to create a political model that would be suitable for the effective management of its vast...

    Published November 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  3. New Challenges to Democratization

    Edited by Peter Burnell, Richard Youngs

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This important text explores the widespread contention that new challenges and obstacles have arisen to democratization, assessing the claim that support for democratization around the world is facing a serious challenge. Bringing together leading international scholars of democratization,...

    Published November 15th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Putin and Putinism

    Edited by Ronald J. Hill, Ottorino Cappelli

    After two terms as president of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin handed over to his hand-picked successor Dmitri Medvedev on 7 May 2008, and became prime minister. As president, Putin moved swiftly and effectively to overcome the chaotic legacy of his predecessor, post-Soviet Russia’s first...

    Published October 25th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Estonia's Transition to the EU

    Twenty Years On

    Edited by Marju Lauristin, Peeter Vihalemm

    Two decades on from the start of the ‘Singing Revolution’, and five years on from the Baltic States’ entry to the European Union, the time is ripe to take stock of Estonia’s remarkable transition from Soviet Republic to EU member state and address the challenges - some new, some ongoing -...

    Published October 5th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Irregular Migration from the Former Soviet Union to the United States

    By Saltanat Liebert

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    This book is the first in English to examine irregular migration from post-Soviet states, focusing in particular on migration to the United States. Due to globalization and the end of the Cold War, citizens of the former Soviet Union are on the move as never before. The political, economic, and...

    Published August 19th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Russian Energy Policy and Military Power

    Putin's Quest for Greatness

    By Pavel K. Baev

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book examines the interplay between energy policy and security policy under Vladimir Putin, and his drive to re-establish Russia’s ‘greatness’. Assessing the internal contradictions of this policy, the book argues that Russia’s desire to strengthen its role of ‘energy security’ provider is...

    Published August 11th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Turkestan and the Fate of the Russian Empire

    By Daniel Brower

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    The central argument of this book is that the half-century of Russian rule in Central Asia was shaped by traditions of authoritarian rule, by Russian national interests, and by a civic reform agenda that brought to Turkestan the principles that informed Alexander II's reform policies. This...

    Published July 31st 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Second World War on the Eastern Front

    By Lee Baker

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Russia's engagement with Germany on the Eastern Front during World War II was ferocious, unprecedented and bloody, costing millions of civilian and military lives. In this challenging new book, Lee Baker distinguishes myth from reality and deflates the idea that this war, while gargantuan in scale,...

    Published July 29th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Railways and the Russo-Japanese War

    Transporting War

    By Felix Patrikeeff, Harry Shukman

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book explores the nexus between railways and the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) - the first modern war, and one in which the railways played a key part. Felix Patrikeeff and Harry Shukman examine some of the key dimensions of the Russo-Japanese War, most notably how uncomfortably technological...

    Published July 23rd 2009 by Routledge