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Putin's wars : the rise of Russia's new imperialism / Marcel H. Van Herpen.

Author/Creator:
Herpen, Marcel H. van, 1945- author.
Publication:
Lanham ; Boulder ; New York ; London : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
Format/Description:
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xx, 317 pages ; 24 cm
Edition:
Second edition.
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Subjects:
Russia (Federation) -- Relations -- Russia (Federation) -- Chechni︠a︡.
Chechni︠a︡ (Russia) -- Relations -- Russia (Federation).
Chechni︠a︡ (Russia) -- History -- Civil War, 1994-.
Russia (Federation) -- Relations -- Georgia (Republic).
Georgia (Republic) -- Relations -- Russia (Federation).
South Ossetia War, 2008.
Putin, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1952 -- -Military leadership.
Imperialism -- History -- 21st century.
War crimes -- History -- 21st century.
Genocide -- History -- 21st century.
Contents:
Part I. Russia and the curse of empire
Despotism and the quest for empire
Comparing western and Russian legitimation theories for empire
Putin and the end of Russian "empire fatigue"
Putin's grand design
The Eurasian Union: Putin's newest imperial project
Part II. The "internal war"
Russia as a "pluralist" one-party state
Preaching the ultranationalist gospel: the transformation of "united Russia"
The Nashi: Fascist blackshirts or a New Komsomol?
Send in the Cossacks
Part III. The wheels of war
Three lost wars: from Afghanistan to the First Chechen War
The mysterious apartment bombings: detonator of the Second Chechen War
The Second Chechen War: Putin's war
The war with Georgia, Part I: a premeditated Russian aggression
The war with Georgia, Part II: six events announcing the Kremlin's preparation for war
The war with Georgia, Part III: the propaganda war
Origins of the war in Ukraine
Russia's "hybrid war" in Ukraine: five scenarios
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781442253575
1442253576
9781442253582
1442253584
9781442253599
OCLC:
909112097