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Author Tolstrup, Jakob, 1980-

Title Russia vs. the EU : the competition for influence in post-Soviet states / Jakob Tolstrup
Published Boulder, Colorodo : First Forum Press, a division of Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc., 2014


Description 1 online resource (xi, 295 pages) : illustrations
Contents Setting the stage : post-Soviet Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine -- Studying the influence of external actors -- A theory of external influence -- The period of uncertainty, 1991-1994 -- Ruling elites regain control, 1995-1999 -- Competition for domestic power and external influence intensifies, 2000-2004 -- The return of geopolitics, 2005-2010 -- Overall trends in Russian and EU influence
Summary Do Russia and the European Union have any substantial influence over the political trajectories of post-Soviet states? Shedding new light on the interplay between domestic and external drivers of regime change, Jakob Tolstrup analyzes the impact of Russia and the EU on the democratization and autocratization processes in Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-287) and index
Notes English
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Subject Geopolitics -- Former Soviet republics
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- International.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- General.
UE/CE Relations extérieures.
Relations Est-Ouest.
CEI = Communauté des Etats indépendants.
UE/CE Union européenne.
Diplomatic relations
SUBJECT Former Soviet republics -- Foreign relations -- Russia (Federation)
Russia (Federation) -- Foreign relations -- Former Soviet republics
Former Soviet republics -- Foreign relations -- European Union countries
European Union countries -- Foreign relations -- Former Soviet republics
Subject Russie.
European Union countries
Russia (Federation)
Soviet Union -- Former Soviet republics
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781626371880
Other Titles Russia versus the European Union