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Russia and the Eastern Question: Army, Government and Society, 1815-1833

Alexander Bitis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book covers one of the most important and persistent problems in nineteenth-century European diplomacy, the Eastern Question. The Eastern Question was essentially shorthand for comprehending the ... More


The Main Staff of the Second Army and the Development of Russian Military Thought, 1815–1834

Alexander Bitis

in Russia and the Eastern Question: Army, Government and Society, 1815-1833

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Research into the Greek revolution was only one of the tasks that Kiselev had assigned to his Main Staff. Kiselev was also committed to two much larger projects — the writing of a complete history of ... More


After State-Socialism in Europe: Slovenia, Russia, and Romania

Zoltan Barany

in The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines three East European states: Slovenia, a small country that has enjoyed a smooth transition to democracy and market economy; Russia, the world's largest state, which has failed ... More


The Politics and Practice of the Russian Occupation of Armenia, 1915–February 1917

Peter Holquist

in A Question of Genocide: Armenians and Turks at the End of the Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195393743
eISBN:
9780190254315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195393743.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the key role of the Russian empire in the dynamics leading up to the slaughter of the Armenian population in the six eastern provinces of the Ottoman empire. It examines the ... More


Gibridnaya Voyna against Us Is Coming’: The Politicisation of Western Gibridnaya Voyna

Ofer Fridman

in Russian "Hybrid Warfare": Resurgence and Politicization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190877378
eISBN:
9780190943103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877378.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

While Chapter 5 of the book focused on the conceptual development of the idea of the ‘Western gibridnaya voyna against Russia’, this chapter discusses how the different narratives represented by this ... More


The Return to Empire

Agnia Grigas

in Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300214505
eISBN:
9780300220766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214505.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter sets out the argument that contemporary Russian foreign policy vis-à-vis the post-Soviet space is neoimperial in nature, driven by efforts to rebuild its former empire, regaining ... More


The Transformation of Ottoman Policies toward the Ottoman Greeks during the First World War

Taner Akçam

in The Young Turks' Crime against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153339
eISBN:
9781400841844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153339.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines how the policy followed against the Ottoman Greeks underwent an important change in November 1914, when the use of widespread violence against the Greeks and their forcible ... More


From Semën Atarshchikov to Hajret Muhammed

Michael Khodarkovsky

in Bitter Choices: Loyalty and Betrayal in the Russian Conquest of the North Caucasus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449727
eISBN:
9780801462894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449727.003.0011
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter details events following Semën Atarshchikov's second desertion in November 1842. Atarshchikov had resolved to end his life as a military officer and Christian subject of the Russian ... More


The First Desertion

Michael Khodarkovsky

in Bitter Choices: Loyalty and Betrayal in the Russian Conquest of the North Caucasus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449727
eISBN:
9780801462894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449727.003.0010
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter details events following Semën Atarshchikov's desertion of the Russian military. In October 1841, Major Igelstrom reported shocking news to General Zass: Lieutenant Semën Atarshchikov ... More


Reading Evgeny Messner: The Theory of ‘Subversion-War’ (Myatezhevoyna)

Ofer Fridman

in Russian "Hybrid Warfare": Resurgence and Politicization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190877378
eISBN:
9780190943103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877378.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores the works of Evgeny Messner, an Imperial Russian émigré officer whose books were prohibited in the USSR due to his strong anti-Communist views. After the Cold War, however, his ... More


Russian Policies and Alternatives

Michael Khodarkovsky

in Bitter Choices: Loyalty and Betrayal in the Russian Conquest of the North Caucasus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449727
eISBN:
9780801462894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449727.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

During 1837–38, Semën Atarshchikov took part in the effort to find and free from captivity the Russian military spy Baron Fedor Tornau, whom he had gotten to know in Tiflis. The emperor himself took ... More


Soviet Influence, Political Dissimulation, and the Plight of President Azaña

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter chronicles further developments in the Spanish Republic. In addition to the political and economic leverage that Moscow had secured by the acquisition of Spanish gold, the affairs of the ... More


The Rise of Gibridnaya Voyna

Ofer Fridman

in Russian "Hybrid Warfare": Resurgence and Politicization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190877378
eISBN:
9780190943103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877378.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores the rise of the concept of Gibridnaya Voyna, the Russian counterpart of Hybrid Warfare. By analyzing the works of Russian scholars, strategists and military thinkers, this ... More


Life in a Remote Siberian Garrison

Janet M. Hartley

in Siberia: A History of the People

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300167948
eISBN:
9780300206173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300167948.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses life in Siberian garrisons over the eighteenth and first three quarters of the nineteenth century. Garrison “lines” in Siberia were set up to assert Russian military presence ... More


Net-Centric and Information Wars: Modern Theories of Subversion

Ofer Fridman

in Russian "Hybrid Warfare": Resurgence and Politicization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190877378
eISBN:
9780190943103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877378.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter analyzes two contemporary approaches towards confrontation: net-centric and information wars, developed during late 1990s early 2000s by two Russian scholars, Aleksandr Dugin and Igor ... More


Alternative Futures for Central Asia: How Far Will Integration and Cooperation Proceed?

Richard Pomfret

in China, The United States, and the Future of Central Asia: U.S.-China Relations, Volume I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479844333
eISBN:
9781479809448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844333.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines future relative influence of external powers in Central Asia. China will inevitably have greater economic presence in the region due to complementarity and proximity. On the ... More


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