New Books in Russian and Eurasian Studies

New Books in Russian and Eurasian Studies

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Description: Discussions with Scholars of Russia and Eurasia about their New Books

Results for Tag: postsoviet

Thane Gustafson, “Wheel of Fortune: The Battle for Oil and Power in Russia”

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Russia’s economy hinges on its ability to produce and sell natural resources. Especially oil. It comes as no surprise that the collapse of Soviet Union ushered in a mad scramble for control over oil resources. The oligarchs who sat atop the treasure trove of oil production following post-Soviet pr...

Alexander Cooley, “Great Game, Local Rules: The New Great Power Contest in Central Asia”

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Central Asia is one of the least studied and understood regions of the Eurasian landmass, conjuring up images of 19th century Great Power politics, endless steppe, and impenetrable regimes. Alexander Cooley, a professor of Political Science at Barnard College in New York, has studied the five post-S...
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