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Author: Viqi Wagner
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2009.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : English
Database:WorldCat
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Presents a series of essays, from varying viewpoints, on the subject of Russia.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Viqi Wagner
ISBN: 9780737737677 0737737670 9780737737684 0737737689
OCLC Number: 148909134
Description: 271 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Why consider opposing viewpoints? --
Introduction --
ch. 1. What is Russia's role in international politics? --
Chapter preface --
1. Russia is the world's next energy superpower / Fiona Hill --
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 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 --
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. 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 / 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 and Simon Saradzhyan --
Periodical bibliography. ch. 3. How is Western culture influencing Russia? --
Chapter preface --
1. Western consumer goods are improving Russians' standard of living / Steve Liesman --
2. Western-style consumer credit is driving Russians into debt / 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 --
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 --
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 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.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Viqi Wagner, book editor.
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Presents a series of essays, from varying viewpoints, on the subject of Russia.

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