The Resource Russia, Viqi Wagner, book editor

Russia, Viqi Wagner, book editor

Label
Russia
Title
Russia
Statement of responsibility
Viqi Wagner, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a series of essays, from varying viewpoints, on the subject of Russia
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
947.086
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DK510.76
LC item number
.R858 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wagner, Viqi
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Post-communism
  • Russia (Federation)
  • Russia (Federation)
  • Russia (Federation)
Label
Russia, Viqi Wagner, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 2.
  • Russia is not the world's next energy superpower
  • Carol R. Saivetz
  • 3. The
  • United States should view Russia as a strategic partner
  • Gary Hart
  • 4. The
  • United States should not view Russia as a strategic partner
  • John Edwards
  • and
  • Why consider opposing viewpoints?
  • Jack Kemp
  • 5.
  • Russia's influence in the Middle East is growing
  • Ed Blanche
  • 6.
  • Russia's global influence is shrinking
  • Peter Zeihan
  • 7.
  • Russia's unsafe nuclear stockpile is a threat to global stability
  • National Intelligence Council
  • Introduction
  • 8.
  • Russia has made some progress in securing its nuclear stockpile
  • Matthew Bunn
  • and
  • Anthony Wier
  • Periodical bibliography
  • ch. 2.
  • Is Russia moving toward democracy?
  • Chapter preface
  • 1.
  • ch. 1.
  • Russia is moving toward democracy
  • Vyacheslav Nikonov
  • 2.
  • Russia is moving away from democracy
  • Peter Wilson
  • 3.
  • Russia is becoming a dictatorship
  • Orlando Figes
  • 4.
  • Russia is not becoming a democracy or a dictatorship
  • What is Russia's role in international politics?
  • Stephen Kotkin
  • 5. The
  • Kremlin respects Russians' civil rights
  • Dmitry Medvedev
  • 6. The
  • Kremlin assassinates its critics
  • Michael Specter
  • 7.
  • Russia is fighting terrorism undemocratically and unsuccessfully
  • Nabi Abdullaev
  • Chapter preface
  • and
  • Simon Saradzhyan
  • Periodical bibliography --
  • 1.
  • Russia is the world's next energy superpower
  • Fiona Hill
  • Yasha Levine
  • 3.
  • Russians embrace Western pop culture
  • Viv Groskop
  • 4.
  • Russians embrace patriotic homegrown culture
  • Fred Weir
  • 5.
  • Westerners want to work and live in Russia
  • Olga Sharapova
  • ch. 3.
  • 6.
  • Russians and migrant workers want to leave Russia to work and live in the West
  • Irina Ivakhnyuk
  • Periodical bibliography
  • ch. 4.
  • What is Russia's greatest challenge?
  • Chapter preface
  • 1.
  • Russia is facing population decline
  • Victor Yasmann
  • How is Western culture influencing Russia?
  • 2.
  • Environmental pollution is a major problem in Russia
  • Mark A. Smith
  • 3.
  • Russia's reliance on oil exports may lead to its downfall
  • Moisés Naím
  • 4.
  • Russia's relationship with the Middle East is perilous
  • Igor Khrestin
  • and
  • Chapter preface
  • John Elliott
  • 5. The
  • gap between rich and poor is undermining Russian society
  • Luke Harding
  • Periodical bibliography
  • For further discussion
  • Organizations to contact
  • Bibliography of books
  • Index
  • 1.
  • Western consumer goods are improving Russians' standard of living
  • Steve Liesman
  • 2.
  • Western-style consumer credit is driving Russians into debt
Control code
ocn148909134
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
271 p.
Isbn
9780737737677
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008032034
Other physical details
ill., map
Stock number
1289591
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1105794
  • (OCoLC)148909134
Label
Russia, Viqi Wagner, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 2.
  • Russia is not the world's next energy superpower
  • Carol R. Saivetz
  • 3. The
  • United States should view Russia as a strategic partner
  • Gary Hart
  • 4. The
  • United States should not view Russia as a strategic partner
  • John Edwards
  • and
  • Why consider opposing viewpoints?
  • Jack Kemp
  • 5.
  • Russia's influence in the Middle East is growing
  • Ed Blanche
  • 6.
  • Russia's global influence is shrinking
  • Peter Zeihan
  • 7.
  • Russia's unsafe nuclear stockpile is a threat to global stability
  • National Intelligence Council
  • Introduction
  • 8.
  • Russia has made some progress in securing its nuclear stockpile
  • Matthew Bunn
  • and
  • Anthony Wier
  • Periodical bibliography
  • ch. 2.
  • Is Russia moving toward democracy?
  • Chapter preface
  • 1.
  • ch. 1.
  • Russia is moving toward democracy
  • Vyacheslav Nikonov
  • 2.
  • Russia is moving away from democracy
  • Peter Wilson
  • 3.
  • Russia is becoming a dictatorship
  • Orlando Figes
  • 4.
  • Russia is not becoming a democracy or a dictatorship
  • What is Russia's role in international politics?
  • Stephen Kotkin
  • 5. The
  • Kremlin respects Russians' civil rights
  • Dmitry Medvedev
  • 6. The
  • Kremlin assassinates its critics
  • Michael Specter
  • 7.
  • Russia is fighting terrorism undemocratically and unsuccessfully
  • Nabi Abdullaev
  • Chapter preface
  • and
  • Simon Saradzhyan
  • Periodical bibliography --
  • 1.
  • Russia is the world's next energy superpower
  • Fiona Hill
  • Yasha Levine
  • 3.
  • Russians embrace Western pop culture
  • Viv Groskop
  • 4.
  • Russians embrace patriotic homegrown culture
  • Fred Weir
  • 5.
  • Westerners want to work and live in Russia
  • Olga Sharapova
  • ch. 3.
  • 6.
  • Russians and migrant workers want to leave Russia to work and live in the West
  • Irina Ivakhnyuk
  • Periodical bibliography
  • ch. 4.
  • What is Russia's greatest challenge?
  • Chapter preface
  • 1.
  • Russia is facing population decline
  • Victor Yasmann
  • How is Western culture influencing Russia?
  • 2.
  • Environmental pollution is a major problem in Russia
  • Mark A. Smith
  • 3.
  • Russia's reliance on oil exports may lead to its downfall
  • Moisés Naím
  • 4.
  • Russia's relationship with the Middle East is perilous
  • Igor Khrestin
  • and
  • Chapter preface
  • John Elliott
  • 5. The
  • gap between rich and poor is undermining Russian society
  • Luke Harding
  • Periodical bibliography
  • For further discussion
  • Organizations to contact
  • Bibliography of books
  • Index
  • 1.
  • Western consumer goods are improving Russians' standard of living
  • Steve Liesman
  • 2.
  • Western-style consumer credit is driving Russians into debt
Control code
ocn148909134
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
271 p.
Isbn
9780737737677
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008032034
Other physical details
ill., map
Stock number
1289591
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1105794
  • (OCoLC)148909134

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