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Alliance Firmed, 1907–1910

KEITH NEILSON

in Britain and the Last Tsar: British Policy and Russia, 1894-1917

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204701
eISBN:
9780191676369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204701.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes Izvolskii and his successor's efforts to steer Russian foreign policy between Germany and Britain that determined the nature of Anglo-Russian relations from mid-1907 to the ... More


The Élite’s Russia

KEITH NEILSON

in Britain and the Last Tsar: British Policy and Russia, 1894-1917

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204701
eISBN:
9780191676369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204701.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses Russia as political system and a collection of personalities. The Russian autocracy was seen to be an old fashioned kind of government, one that put great emphasis on ... More


Forging the Anglo-Russian Convention

KEITH NEILSON

in Britain and the Last Tsar: British Policy and Russia, 1894-1917

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204701
eISBN:
9780191676369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204701.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the Anglo-Russian Convention, which was the culmination of continuous British attempts to come to a diplomatic understanding with Russia. The shock of defeat in the ... More


Russia's Contested National Identity and Foreign Policy

Andrew C. Kuchins and Igor Zevelev

in Worldviews of Aspiring Powers: Domestic Foreign Policy Debates in China, India, Iran, Japan and Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937479
eISBN:
9780199980727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937479.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the Russian foreign policy discourse. For the purposes of discussion, the leading schools of thought and policy practitioners in Russia in 1992–2011 are categorized into three ... More


Großraum Thinking in Russian Foreign Policy

David G. Lewis

in Russia's New Authoritarianism: Putin and the Politics of Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474454766
eISBN:
9781474480611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454766.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Carl Schmitt’s theory of international relations and applies it to Russian foreign policy. It outlines the emergence of Schmitt’s thinking about the ‘Grand Space’ or the ... More


Apocalypse Delayed: Katechontic Thinking in Late Putinist Russia

David G. Lewis

in Russia's New Authoritarianism: Putin and the Politics of Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474454766
eISBN:
9781474480611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454766.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the role of messianic thinking in Russian foreign policy. Russia’s international role was increasingly expressed in terms of exceptionalism, reviving a long historical tradition ... More


Russia's New Authoritarianism: Putin and the Politics of Order

David G. Lewis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474454766
eISBN:
9781474480611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454766.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In this book, David Lewis offers an original interpretation of the Russian political system that developed under Vladimir Putin as a new form of authoritarianism. Lewis argues that the Putinist ... 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


Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire

Agnia Grigas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300214505
eISBN:
9780300220766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Over the coming years the question on every Russia scholar’s, policymaker’s, and military strategist’s mind will be whether a resurgent Russia will seek additional territorial expansion in Eastern ... More


The Road Ahead

Jack Matlock

in Conversations on Russia: Reform from Yeltsin to Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300611
eISBN:
9780199850754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300611.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Jack Matlock Jr., U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1987 to 1991, is the author of Autopsy on an Empire: The American Ambassador's Account of the Collapse of the Soviet Union (1995) and Reagan ... More


The Obama Administration’s “Reset Button” for Russia

Andrew C. Kuchins

in Russia: The Challenges of Transformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785003
eISBN:
9780814785010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785003.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter address the key themes and issues driving Washington's perspective on and policy toward Russia to set the historical background for an examination of the Obama administration's efforts ... More


Post–Crimean War Period, 1856–1910

in Power in Uncertain Times: Strategy in the Fog of Peace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757263
eISBN:
9780804777353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757263.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter investigates Russian and British policy between the Crimean War and World War I. It concentrates on Russian and British responses to uncertainty about their strategic and technological ... More


The Domestic Determinants of Russia’s Resurrection

Kathryn E. Stoner

in Russia Resurrected: Its Power and Purpose in a New Global Order

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190860714
eISBN:
9780190054571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860714.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Russian Politics

This chapter examines the purposes of Russian power projection abroad under the regime of Vladimir Putin. The chapter reviews the various dimensions of Russian power in international politics, ... More


Downsizing in “Russia’s Detroit”

Stephen Crowley

in Putin's Labor Dilemma: Russian Politics between Stability and Stagnation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781501756276
eISBN:
9781501756306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501756276.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter addresses the case of Tolyatti, the country's largest monotown, often referred to as “Russia's Detroit.” It begins by investigating another example of Russia's industrial policy, this ... More


The End of the War

Jill Edwards

in Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945–1955

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228714
eISBN:
9780191678813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228714.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Winston Churchill's references to Spain in May 1944 intensified fears in the Soviet Union of the formation of a Western bloc, a long held axiom of Russian foreign policy. So far as the United States ... More


Introduction

W. H. ZAWADZKI

in A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland 1795–1831

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203032
eISBN:
9780191675676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203032.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Hostility towards Tsarist Russia perceived as the power most responsible for Polish misfortunes became one of the dominant elements in the Polish patriotic and revolutionary tradition in the ... More


Quest for Status: Chinese and Russian Foreign Policy

Deborah Welch Larson and Alexei Shevchenko

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300236040
eISBN:
9780300245158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236040.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book argues that the desire for world status plays a key role in shaping the foreign policies of China and Russia. Applying social identity theory—the idea that individuals derive part of their ... More


The Russian Ecclesiastical Mission and the Defense of Orthodoxy

Lucien J. Frary

in Russia and the Making of Modern Greek Identity, 1821–1844

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733775
eISBN:
9780191798191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733775.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

Responses to the independence of the Greek Church and the creation of new ecclesiastical institutions illustrate the central distinction within Greek society in the post-revolutionary era, between ... More


Status and Identity

Deborah Welch Larson and Alexei Shevchenko

in Quest for Status: Chinese and Russian Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300236040
eISBN:
9780300245158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236040.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book draws on social identity theory (SIT) for insights into how status concerns and social identity shape Chinese and Russian ... More


Russia and the Making of Modern Greek Identity, 1821–1844

Lucien J. Frary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733775
eISBN:
9780191798191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733775.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The birth of the Greek nation in 1830 was a pivotal event in modern European history and in the history of nation-building in general. As the first internationally recognized state to appear on the ... More


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