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Alex Pravda

Full Name: Alex Pravda
Number of Works: 21
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ISBN: 0199276145, 9780199276141
Keywords: honour, archie, brown, essays, perspective, russia, putin, leading
Pages: 320
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 60%

Bringing together leading Russian specialists from around the globe, this is a key assessment of the leadership of Vladimir Putin as he embarks upon his second term in the Kremlin. Leading Russia highlights the ambiguities and contradictions inherent in the project of a leader using traditional heavy-handed methods to create a modern and efficient political and economic system.
ISBN: 0803983085, 9780803983083
Keywords: perestroika
Pages: 288
Published: 1990

Perestroika is the first to bring together European and Japanese specialists on the USSR to examine the revolutionary changes taking place in Soviet domestic and foreign policy. It focuses on assessing the roots, scope, depth and dynamics of change. The detailed analysis of foreign and domestic policy change is set against an examination of the historical context of perestroika and the headway made towards civil society and political democracy. It will offer the reader with a uniquely rich set of insights on the remarkable changes perestroika has brought to the USSR
ISBN: 0803987234, 9780803987234
Keywords: relations, transition, european, east, empire, soviet, outer
Pages: 256
Published: 1992

What are the political and economic ramifications of the disintegration of the Iron Curtain for the former Soviet Union's Eastern European allies? The End of the Outer Empire comprehensively examines the relationships between the Soviet Union and her neighbors, focusing particularly on the Gorbachev period (1985-1989), although including the Brezhnev regime when appropriate. This volume contains a great deal of new and interesting material; its analysis reflects both the increasing diversity of development as well as the remarkable change of pace in relations. The contributors do not attempt t