Authoritarian Backlash: Russian Resistance to Democratization in the Former Soviet Union
Authoritarian Russia has adopted five strategies to preserve the Kremlin's political power: insulate, bolster, subvert, redefine and coordinate. Presenting detailed case studies of each strategy, this book makes significant contributions to our understandings of Russian domestic and foreign policies, democratization theory and the policy challenges associated with democracy promotion.
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The Authoritarian Backlash Against Democracy
The External Promotion of Democracy and Authoritarianism
Political Trends in the Former Soviet Union An Overview
Insulate Shielding Russia from External Democracy Promotion
Redefine Rhetorical Defenses Against External Criticism
Bolster Russian Support for Authoritarianism in Belarus
Subvert Undermining Democracy in Georgia and Ukraine
Coordinate Working with Others to Resist Democratization
The Russian 20072008 Election Cycle
The Future of Democracy and the Challenge of Authoritarianism
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