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This title explores Russia's role in international politics, whether Russia is moving toward a democracy, what relationship the West should foster with Russia, and how Russian culture is changing. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources a...

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Other Authors: Haugen, David M., 1969- (Editor)
Musser, Susan,
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Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Detroit : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014]
Series:Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
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505 0 0 |g Ch. 1:  |t What is Russia's role in international politics? --  |t Oil, carrots, and sticks: Russia's energy resources as a foreign policy tool /  |r Randall Newnham --  |t Resurgent Russia? Rethinking energy inc. /  |r Andreas Goldthau --  |t Russia's influence in the Middle East threatens American interests /  |r Ariel Cohen --  |t Russia's influence in the Middle East remains unclear /  |r Marcin Kaczmarski --  |t Russia will gain an advantage in nuclear arms under new treaties /  |r Robert G. Joseph --  |t Both Russian and American nuclear arms should be reduced further /  |r Bruce Blair et al. --  |g ch. 2:  |t Is Russia moving toward democracy? --  |t Russia is moving toward democracy /  |r Mikhail Khodorkovsky --  |t Russia is moving away from democracy /  |r Kathy Lally ; Will Englund --  |t Soviet-style nationalism has cemented authoritarianism in Russia /  |r Randall D. Law --  |t Grassroots organizations in Russia are leading a civil rights movement /  |r Leon Aron --  |t The Russian government undermines civil rights /  |r Yury Dzhibladze --  |g ch. 3:  |t What relationship should the West foster with Russia? --  |t The United States should pass legislation to discourage human rights abuses in Russia /  |r Robert Kagan ; David J. Kramer --  |t US legislation will not be effective in combating human rights abuses in Russia /  |r Raymond Sontag -  |t Western support for the punk band Pussy Riot draws attention to Russia's authoritarianism /  |r Gideon Rachman --  |t Western support for the punk band Pussy Riot has obscured the plight of other Russian dissidents /  |r Joshua Foust --  |t The United States should not view Russia as a strategic partner /  |r Garry Kasparov --  |g ch. 4:  |t How is Russian culture changing? --  |t Orthodox religion is a socially unifying force in post-Soviet Russia /  |r John P. Burgess --  |t Teaching orthodox religion in Russian schools is a return to totalitarianism /  |r Mikhail Sitnikov --  |t Television is a threat to Russian youth and culture /  |r Mikhail N. Berulava --  |t Skinhead violence rising in Russia /  |r Mark Ames ; Alexander Zaitchik --  |t A more open political system would thwart the ambitions of Russia's ultranationalists /  |r Daniil Davydoff. 
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