Vladimir Putin and Russian statecraft / Allen C. Lynch.
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- ISBN: 9781597972987 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 1597972983 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: xvii, 165 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, 
- Copyright: ©2011
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| The formative years, 1952-1989 -- St. Petersburg years, 1990-96 -- Putin in Moscow, 1996-99 -- Putin at the helm, 1999-2000 -- Putin's domestic politics and policies -- Putin's foreign policy.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Since Russian leader Vladimir Putin assumed power in August 1999, speculation about his character, motives, and plans for Russia's future has been rampant in the West. A portrait of Putin has emerged in the West that is one-dimensional, ill informed, and diametrically opposed to the image of Putin the majority of Russians hold. Even after he stepped down as president in May 2008, retaining a significant measure of power as prime minister under his hand-picked successor, President Dmitri Medvedev, Putin has remained poorly understood. In this interpretive biography of Putin, Allen C. Lynch seeks to reconcile the two conflicting images and find out just where the truth lies about the man and the statesman." -- Book jacket.
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