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Russia & democracy

the German canker in Russia, with a pref. by Henry Cust. Pub. for the Central Committee for National Patriotic Organizations.
  • 96 Pages
  • 0.76 MB
  • English
Heinemann , London
Pangermanism, Germans -- Russia., Russia -- History, Russia -- Foreign relations -- Germany, Germany -- Foreign relations -- R
LC ClassificationsDK61 W48
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL22892592M

Steven Fish's book, Democracy Derailed in Russia, offers a lively, original account of the failure of democratization in post-Soviet Russia. Fish uses a wide-angled comparative lens to identify the factors explaining the emergence of oligarchic capitalism and an increasingly closed polity in by: About the Author.

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In her excellent new book on Russia’s transition from the faltering democracy of the s to the Putinist present, Masha Gessen shares the tale of the sociologist Yuri Levada, who conducted a wide-ranging survey of Soviet public opinion over this time. Mikhail Gorbachev Brought Democracy to Russia and Was Despised for It That this book should come out now is fortuitous as Americans debate Russia’s role.

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It contains uncomfortable facts about the injustices in Russian society and an appalling account of how little human lives are worth in comparison to political and economic interests.4/5. The dominant school of thought in the USA during the s (and to a lesser extent in Western Europe) believed that Russia had gone through a breakthrough toward democratization during the early s, and that Russia subsequently faced the task of consolidating the features of its infant democracy (McFaul,).Cited by:   Nick Schifrin talks with Watts, author of "Messing With the Enemy," about what Americans can do to withstand future attempts by Russia to meddle in democracy.

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Russia’s Playbook for Disrupting Democracy he spent more than a decade in Washington covering law enforcement and national security. He is the co-author of the book. The Hardcover of the The Firebird: The Elusive Fate of Russian Democracy by Andrei Kozyrev at Barnes & Noble.

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That's unquestionable." But. A forthcoming book on the campaign, “Identity Crisis,” by the political scientists John Sides, Michael Tesler, and Lynn Vavreck, argues that Russian interference was not a major factor in Author: Jane Mayer.

A brief history of Russia's digital meddling in foreign elections shows disturbing progress. to the operating system of our democracy, than we knew.” The book and excerpts from it. This book examines the current state of Russia and the prospects for democracy, posing several challenges to our understanding of democracy.

Thirteen contributors expand the debate over these questions, offering a variety of insights, interpretations, and conclusions vital to understanding the conditions of emergence and survival of successful. The Observer view on Putin’s ongoing corruption of democracy to subvert democracy at home and abroad.

With general elections approaching in Britain and Author: Observer Editorial. New York Times and USA Today bestselling author provides a provocative, comprehensive analysis of Vladimir Putin and Russia's master plan to destroy democracy in the age of Donald Trump, with a foreword by Rob Reiner.

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Putin's Russia is a political commentary book by the late Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya about life in modern Russia. Politkovskaya argues that Russia still has aspects of a police state or mafia state, under the leadership of Vladimir a review, Angus Macqueen wrote: Perhaps the most disturbing aspect of this collection is that it feels like a Soviet-era dissident's : Anna Politkovskaya.

Inasmuch as one of the characteristics of a democracy is a free press, Russia ranks th out of countries for press freedom, behind Iraq and Sudan, says Politifact.

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By Gary J. Bass. J ; ILL WINDS Saving Democracy From Russian Rage. Russia declared itself a democracy, and it took some years to find a way to hold on to the outward forms of a democratic system while hollowing out .