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Putin's wars : the rise of Russia's new imperialism / Marcel H. Van Herpen.

Herpen, Marcel van (Author).
Book Book (2014)
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Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc 2014
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  • ISBN: 9781442231382 (electronic)
  • ISBN: 1442231378 : PAP
  • ISBN: 9781442231375 : PAP
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Part I. Russia and the curse of empire -- Despotism and the quest for empire -- Comparing Western and Russian legitimation theories for empire -- Putin and the end of the Russian "empire fatigue" -- Putin's grand design -- The Eurasian Union : Putin's newest imperial project -- Part II. The "internal war" : consolidation of power -- Russia : a "pluralist" one-party state -- Preaching the ultra-nationalist gospel : the transformation of "United Russia" -- The "Nashi" : fascist blackshirts or a new Komsomol? -- Send in the Cossacks -- Part III. The wheels of war -- Three lost wars : from Afghanistan to the First Chechen War -- The mysterious apartment bombings : detonator of the Second Chechen War -- The Second Chechen War : Putin's war -- The war with Georgia, Part I: A premeditated Russian aggression -- The war with Georgia, Part II: Six events, announcing the Kremlin's preparation for war -- The war with Georgia, Part III: The propaganda war.
Citation: Herpen, Marcel van. "Putin's wars : the rise of Russia's new imperialism." Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc 2014.

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