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Author Shevt︠s︡ova, Lilii︠a︡ Fedorovna.
Title Lonely power [electronic resource] : why Russia has failed to become the West and the West is weary of Russia / Lilia Shevtsova.
Publication Info. Washington, DC : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2010.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Jessica T. Matthews -- Letter to the reader -- Introduction -- Collapse of the USSR : The West caught unawares -- The West regards Yeltsin warily -- Help or wait? -- Clinton turns the West around -- Help our friend Boris at any cost -- Europe also helps -- Washington's dictate or Moscow"s? -- Moments of truth for Russia -- Western disillusionment in Russia and Republican attacks on Democrats in the United States -- The donors could not resist temptation -- The results of the 1990s : Who is to blame? -- The arrival of Putin and his Western project -- Hopes that once again did not come to pass -- With the West and against the West -- Altruism and pragmatism -- Where Western money goes -- The Medvedev-Putin tandem being tested by foreign policy -- The war in the Caucasus and what it says about Russia -- The Kremlin starts rebuilding bridges with the West -- How to force the West to work for Russia -- The Valdai Club, or the Kremlin and Western commentators -- And now for the major victories -- How Russia was humiliated -- Is there a reason to take offense? -- On the "center of power," "de-sovereignization," and other things -- America the model, and America the excuse -- Who derailed modernization? -- How to combine the incompatible, and who are "we"? -- The trial of NATO and Kosovo -- Does NATO threaten Russia? -- What other nastiness does the West have in store for Russia? -- Why Moscow needed the Balkans -- Ukraine as a milestone -- Where is the way out? -- Let's make a deal! -- Let's count warheads -- What separates Russia and the West? -- What it would be better not to do -- Western "protectors" -- How serious Westerners perceive Russia -- On interests and values, and the extent to which the "realists" make a convincing case -- How "Old" Europe abandoned its mission -- Why Russian human rights advocates are dissatisfied -- A reconsideration has begun -- How "New Europe" is trying to revive the European mission -- European society is starting to say what it thinks -- Kissinger vs. Brzezinski -- How useful is the League of Democracies and how probable is a global authoritarian revanche? -- The Obama factor and the idea of the "reset button" -- What do we mean by the "right direction" for U.S. policy toward Russia? -- How we were taught a lesson -- Obama in Moscow and the aftermath -- The Russian understanding of "reset" -- Why the West doesn't want to annoy the Kremlin -- So, what should and should not be done? -- Uncertainty as a way to survive -- The goal of power is to retain power -- Can Russia be renewed by leaving everything as it is? -- Can Russia get out of the dead end by itself?
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Russia (Federation) -- Foreign relations.
Russia (Federation) -- Politics and government -- 1991-
Russia (Federation) -- Relations -- Western countries.
Western countries -- Relations -- Russia (Federation)
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780870032462 0870032461 9780870032479 087003247X (DLC) 2010022943
ISBN 0870032984 (electronic bk.)
9780870032981 (electronic bk.)
9780870032462 (pbk.)
0870032461 (pbk.)
9780870032479 (cloth)
087003247X (cloth)
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