Russia, Eurasian States, and Eastern Europe 1998 by Wesley Shoemaker

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They see themselves as victims of the EU “technocracy” and liberal moral values, and look for new allies to denounce the current “mainstream” and its austerity measures. Russia’s General Approach Toward the New States 84 The Western Flank 88 The Orange Revolution in Ukraine 88 From Frozen Conflicts to the Five-Day War: Georgia 93 The Broader NATO Enlargement Issue The Future: New Eastern Europe Forgotten Satellites: Central and Southeastern Europe and the Baltics The Southern Front   Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Emory Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies REEES seeks to broaden knowledge about the former USSR and Eastern Europe through multi- and inter-disciplinary programming for the Emory academic community, teachers and faculty at other educational institutions, and the general public.

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Following consolidation of his power within Russia in the early s, President Vladimir Putin turned his attention to the former states of the Soviet Union and the former Communist countries of.Since the first stage in the rebirth of Russia under Yeltsin, the first president of the new Russia, and then under Putin, the current president for almost 20 years, Russia has thought and behaved as a European power and expected to be recognized as an equal of the West and Europe (including the United States .

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