Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 December 2017

104 Pages

7.8 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526126412

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Power in modern Russia

Strategy and mobilisation

First Edition

Andrew Monaghan

Published by Manchester University Press

Pocket Politics

  • An original and powerful argument about Russian power
  • Argues against the use of abstract labels that are in widespread use in the Western discussion of Russia
  • Explores the Russian leadership's strategic agenda and illuminates the range of problems it faces in implementing it
  • Reframes the discussion of strategy and power in Russia and offers a new and unique lens through which to understand Russia
  • Russia is a subject of ongoing public and policy attention because of the wars in Syria and the Ukraine and relationship between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, and the Russian presidential elections are due to take place in spring 2018

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