Russia: Lost in Transition by Lilia Shevtsova
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Russia: Lost in Transition
By Lilia Shevtsova

Russia: Lost in Transition

The Yeltsin and Putin Legacies

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Russia: Lost in Transition by Lilia Shevtsova

Book Description

Russian history is first and foremost a history of personalized power. As Russia startles the international community with its assertiveness and faces both parliamentary and presidential elections, Lilia Shevtsova searches the histories of the Yeltsin and Putin regimes. She explores within them conventional truths and myths about Russia, paradoxes of Russian political development, and Russia's role in the world. Russia --Lost in Transition discovers a logic of government in Russia --a political regime and the type of capitalism that were formulated during the Yeltsin and Putin presidencies and will continue to dominate Russia's trajectory in the near term. Looking forward as well as back, Shevtsova speculates about the upcoming elections as well as the self-perpetuating system in place --the legacies of Yeltsin and Putin --and how it will dictate the immediate political future. She also explores several scenarios for Russia's future over the next decade.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780870032370
ISBN-10: 0870032372
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 26mm)
Pages: 388
Imprint: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Publisher: Brookings Institution
Publish Date: 25-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Lilia Shevtsova

Putin Again by Lilia Shevtsova Putin Again, Paperback (June 2012)

Russia possesses significant economic assets and residual political capital; however, trends suggest that the country struggles to realize its potential in the coming decade. This title examines Russia's economy, domestic politics, and foreign relations beyond the 2012 elections.

Change or Decay by Lilia Shevtsova Change or Decay, Hardback (November 2011)

The world is still coping with the consequences of the collapse of the Soviet Union. Two decades later, the West has yet to adjust to the post-Soviet reality and Russia has not settled on its relationship with the rest of the world.

Lonely Power by Lilia Shevtsova Lonely Power, Hardback (July 2010)

Adapted from the Russian edition, this book analyzes the dominant stereotypes and myths that formed during the Putin presidency and that continue to hamper our understanding of Russia's current situation.

Russia: Lost in Transition by Lilia Shevtsova Russia: Lost in Transition, Paperback (October 2007)

Russian history is first and foremost a history of personalized power. As Russia startles the international community with its assertiveness and faces both parliamentary and presidential elections, Lilia Shevtsova searches the histories of the Yeltsin and Putin regimes.

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Author Biography - Lilia Shevtsova

Lilia Shevtsova co-chairs the Russian Domestic Politics and Political Institutions Project at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, dividing her time between the Carnegie office in Washington, D.C. and the Carnegie Moscow Center. She is author of "Putin's Russia" (2005) and "Yeltsin's Russia: Myths and Reality" (1999), and coeditor (with Archie Brown) of "Gorbachev, Yeltsin, and Putin: Political Leadership in Russia's Transition" (2001), all published by the Carnegie Endowment.

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