Encyclopedia of Russia (3 Volume Set)

$620.00

Samantha E. Caulfield (Editor)

Series: Russian Political, Economic, and Security Issues
BISAC: SOC042000

This book presents important research on Russia. Topics discussed herein include the New START Treaty; Russia’s accession to the WTO; permanent normal trade relations; human rights practices; food and agricultural import regulations and standards; nuclear arms control; WTO enforcement actions; military equipment and technology sales; politics and economics under Putin; and Russia’s homegrown insurgency. (Imprint: Nova)

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Preface

Chapter 1 – Russia-Georgia Conflict in August 2008: Context and Implications for U.S. Interests (pp. 1-36)
Jim Nichol

Chapter 2 – Organizational Change in the Russian Airborne Forces: The Lessons of the Georgian Conflict (pp. 37-72)
Rod Thornton

Chapter 3 – Russian Political, Economic, and Security Issues and United States Interests (pp. 73-138)
Jim Nichol

Chapter 4 – Russia’s March 2012 Presidential Election: Outcome and Implications (pp. 139-152)
Jim Nichol

Chapter 5 – Russia’s December 2011 Legislative Election: Outcome and Implications (pp. 153-164)
Jim Nichol

Chapter 6 – The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions (pp.165-200)
Amy F. Woolf

Chapter 7 – Russia’s Accession to the WTO and Its Implications for the United States (pp.201-220)
William H. Cooper

Chapter 8 – Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) Status for Russia and U.S.-Russian Economic Ties (pp. 221-226)
William H. Cooper

Chapter 9 – 2011 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices—Russia (pp. 227-270)
U.S. Department of State

Chapter 10 – Russian Federation: Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (pp. 271-308)
Chris Riker and Staff

Chapter 11 – Russian Federation: Exporter Guide (pp. 309-346)
Olga Kolchevnikova and Alla Putiy

Chapter 12 – Next Steps in Nuclear Arms Control with Russia: Issues for Congress (pp. 347-380)
Amy F. Woolf

Chapter 13 – Russia and the Current State of Arms Control (pp. 381-428)
Stephen J. Blank, Jacob W. Kipp, Steven Pifer and Peter R. Huessy

Chapter 14 – Russia’s Accession to the WTO and Its Implications for the United States – Updated January 4, 2013 (pp. 429-448)
William H. Cooper

Chapter 15 – Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) Status for Russia and U.S.-Russian Economic Ties – Updated March 28, 2013 (pp. 449-456)
William H. Cooper

Chapter 16 – Report on WTO Enforcement Actions: Russia (pp. 457-464)
United States Trade Representative

Chapter 17 – Recent Sales of Military Equipment and Technology by European NATO Allies to Russia (pp. 465-496)
Paul Belkin, Derek Mix and Jim Nichol

Chapter 18 – 2013 Investment Climate Statement: Russia (pp. 497-518)
Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs

Chapter 19 – Russia 2012 Human Rights Report (pp. 519-558)
U.S. Department of State

Chapter 20 – Russia 2012 International Religious Freedom Report (pp. 559-570)
U.S. Department of State

Chapter 21 – Annual Report of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom: Russia (pp. 571-578)
U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

Chapter 22 – Russia – Unruly State of Law: Findings from a Visit of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) (pp. 579-588)
U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

Chapter 23 – Politics and Economics in Putin’s Russia (pp. 589-680)
Stephen J. Blank, Steven Rosefielde, Stefan Hedlund, Harley Balzer and Janusz Bugajski

Chapter 24 – Russian Political, Economic, and Security Issues and U.S. Interests- Updated September 13, 2013 (pp. 681-766)
Jim Nichol

Chapter 25 – Stability in Russia’s Chechnya and Other Regions of the North Caucasus: Recent Developments (pp. 767-794)
Jim Nichol

Chapter 26 – Russia’s Counterinsurgency in North Caucasus: Performance and Consequences (pp. 795-842)
Ariel Cohen

Chapter 27 – Russia’s Homegrown Insurgency: Jihad in the North Caucasus (pp. 843-912)
Gordon M. Hahn, Sergey Markedonov and Svante E. Cornell

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