Richard Sakwa’s Putin: Russia’s Choice is the best book in English on Putin’s presidency by one of the world’s leading authorities on contemporary Russian politics.
Richard Sakwa’s Putin: Russia’s Choice is the best book in English on Putin’s presidency by one of the world’s leading authorities on contemporary Russian politics. Sakwa’s analysis of Putin is sympathetic but he is not blind to the many problems and failures that have marred Russia’s progress away from the chaos of the Yeltsin era. Sakwa cuts through the hype of the pro- and anti-Putin camps to weigh up both the degradation of democracy under Putin and the possibilities for democratic evolution.
Book Title :Putin: Russia's Choice. The first study of Putin and his politics, providing the biographical and political context needed to explain his astonishing rise from anonymous KGB apparatchik to leader of one of the world's most significant and fascinating countries. Author(s) :Richard Sakwa (2003).
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Russia’s top telecom provider, Rostelecom, backed Putin’s initiative, saying that in every situation a person must have the right to use a social or state service online. Think your friends would be interested?
Mr Putin put forward his plans in his annual state of the nation address to lawmakers. Later, in an unexpected move, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced that the government was resigning to help facilitate the changes.
Mr Putin put forward his plans in his annual state of the nation address to lawmakers. What is Russia's Putin up to? Strongman Putin stokes patriotism in small-town Russia. Vladimir Putin: 20 years in 20 photos. Russian government sources told the BBC that ministers did not know about the government's resignation ahead of the announcement.
A Russia beyond Putin. The constitutional and government shakeup are the latest chapter in frenzied speculation over Putin’s future when his current and final term ends in 2024. Constitutional amendments to ban term limits and a possible union with neighboring Belarus have been among theories widely debated as semi-legal solutions to keep Putin in power. Yet Putin also used the speech to tout Russia’s defense capabilities, noting that Russia had deployed several next generation nuclear weapons that were the envy of its global rivals. For the first time we’re not chasing anyone, Putin said.
And then his entire cabinet resigned, and long-time Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was moved (some would say demoted) to a new number-two spot on Russia’s Security Council.
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Russia’s relationship with NATO after the ‘big bang’ enlargement, EU-Russian relations after enlargement .
Russia’s relationship with NATO after the ‘big bang’ enlargement, EU-Russian relations after enlargement, and Russia’s relations with other post-Soviet states. the conclusion brings us up-to-date with debates over the question of democracy in Russia today and the nature of Putin’s leadership and his place in the world. Putin is essential reading for all scholars and students of Russian politics.