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Why Russia does not retrench
Why Russia does not retrench

Author(s): Stanislav Secrieru
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Politics
Published by: Kolegium Europy Wschodniej im. Jana Nowaka-Jeziorańskiego we Wrocławiu

Summary/Abstract: A revisionist but economically declining power may opt for retrenchment to replenish its domestic sources of power. This is not the path that crisis-stricken Russia is pursuing abroad as there is a strong belief among the Russian elite that regardless of economic difficulties, the country should behave like a great power.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 05 (23)
  • Page Range: 41-47
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: English