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Published: 15 January 2015

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780199336210

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The Strong State in Russia

Development and Crisis

Andrei P. Tsygankov

  • Consistently applies the theory of the strong state to Muscovy, St. Petersburg, Soviet Union, and post-Soviet Russia
  • Puts forward a controversial thesis that Russia will not follow the Western-style competitive system, but, rather, will recreate a strong state
  • Analyzes Russia's contemporary development from the perspective of a crisis of strong state rule
  • Synthesizes history and contemporary issues as well as domestic and foreign policy dimensions of Russia

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