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Published: 30 March 2017

408 Pages


ISBN: 9780190253301

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Near Abroad

Putin, the West and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus

Gerard Toal

  • Provides a compelling analysis of the former USSR and the political quagmires that abound in the region
  • Argues that nations cannot attempt to approach modern geopolitical conflicts with old-fashioned concepts of distance
  • Theorizes why and how small, local disputes so quickly escalate to the global scale in this day in age

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