RUSSIA
Special Bibliography No. 327
Supplement No. 4


June 2011

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center
Maxwell AFB, AL


Contents

For older material, see other Fairchild Center bibliographies: Russia (2009)Russia (2008)Russia (2007), Russia (2006).

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General Information


Internet Resources

BBC.  Russia Country Profile. 
Available online at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/1102275.stm
Current BBC news releases.  Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, and military.

Central Intelligence Agency.  World Factbook. 
Available online at: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook
Includes information on the countries included in this bibliography.  The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.  The library has print editions of the CIA World Factbook for 2000-2002 and 2004-2010 - they are not as current as the web-site.

Europa World Plus: Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia. 
Available online at: http://www.europaworld.com/entry/eerca
Offers a comprehensive analysis of developments in the region in 2009-10, a period characterized by the increasing international assertiveness of the major power in the region, Russia.

Jamestown Foundation.  Russia.
Available online at: http://www.jamestown.org/regions/russia/
Surveys recent developments in Eurasia, placing them in a geo-strategic perspective and offering analysis that outlines their implications for the United States and the West.

National Defense University Library.  Military Policy Awareness Links (MiPALs) Russia (MERLN). 
Available online at: http://merln.ndu.edu/index.cfm?secID=112&pageID=3&type=section
This site provides numerous links to subject areas contained in this bibliography.

Patokallio, Mikko.  The Sustainability of Russia's Resurgence.  Helsinki, Finland, Finnish Institute of International Affairs, September 1, 2008.  6 p. (Briefing paper no. 21)
Available online at: http://www.upi-fiia.fi/en/publication/50/

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: Russia and the Former Soviet Republics Maps.  Austin, TX, University of Texas Libraries, 2010.
Available online at: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/commonwealth.html

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Reports.  Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2010.
Available online at: http://www.rferl.org/section/Russia/161.html
Includes the Russia Report, a weekly review of RFE/RL reporting and analysis.  Available in 26 languages.

RAND Center for Russia and Eurasia. 
Available online at: http://www.rand.org/international_programs/cre.html
Project findings are documented in an array of publications, including issue papers, conference proceedings, articles and reports.

Russia and Eurasia Program.  Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2010.
Available online at: http://www.csis.org/ruseura/
Provides articles on political, economic, social, and foreign policy issues in the geopolitical region of Russia and the former Soviet states in Central Asia and the Caucasus.

Russian Series Publications.  Shrivenham, England, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Advanced Research and Assessment Group.
Available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/russian/
CSRC (Conflict Studies Research Centre) experts use unclassified sources to "monitor and engage with political, social, economic and military thinking in the region via both formal and informal channels" and analyze the risks and likely nature of conflict in Russia.

U.S. Department of State.  Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs.  Russia. 
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/p/eur/ci/rs/
Includes background notes, fact sheets, press releases, and information on U.S.-Russia relations.



Books

Berezovsky, Boris.  The Art of the Impossible, compiled and edited by Yuri Felshtinsky.  Falmouth, MA, Terra-USA, 2006.  3 vols.
Articles, interviews, statements, and letters pertaining to Russian politics.
Book call no.: 947.086092 B492a

Developments in Russian Politics 7, edited by Stephen White, Richard Sakwa and Henry E. Hale.  Durham, NC, Duke University Press, 2010.  361 p.
The book presents a wide range assessment of politics in contemporary Russia.  It provides overviews of Russia's executive leadership, parliamentary politics, elections, economy, social policy, foreign policy and security.
Book call no.: 947.08 D489 2010

Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2011, edited by Dominic Heaney and others.  11th ed. New York, Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2011.  795 p.
Statistical surveys of country.  Lists of agriculture, transportation, industries, tourism, finance, trade, and exchange rate.  Russian Federation pp 329-473.
Book call no.: R 947 E13b 10th ed. 2010

Global Studies.  Russia, the Eurasian Republics, and Central/Eastern Europe, edited by Minton F. Goldman.  11th ed.  Dubuque, IA , Mcgraw-Hill, 2008.  278 p.
Book call no.: R 947 G562 11th ed. 2008

Hailes, Theodore C. and others.  Resurgent Russia in 2030: Challenge for the USAF.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Center for Strategy and Technology, Air War College, September 2009.  85 p.
"This monograph is concerned with the direction Russia will take over the next 20 years, its growing influence on the world scene, and the particular challenges it will present to the United States by 2030." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA509053
Book call no.: 320.947 R4361

Jane’s Sentinel Country Risk Assessments.  Russia and the CIS.  Alexandria, VA, Jane’s Information Group, 2010.  752 p.
Library retains latest edition at MSFRIC Reference.  Refer to pp 407-553 for Russian Federation data.
Book call no.: R 947.086 J33 issue 28 2011

Kuchins, Andrew C.  Alternative Futures for Russia to 2017: A Report of the Russia and Eurasia Program Center for Strategic and International Studies.  Washington,  Center for Strategic and International Studies, November 2007.  60 p.
Book call no.: 947.086 K95a

Military Balance 2011, edited by James Hackett.  Oxfordshire, UK, Routledge, 2011.  496 p.
Assessment of global military capabilities and defence economics.  Review pp 173-192.
Book call no.: R 355 L847m 2011

Nation, R. Craig.  Russia, the United States, and the Caucasus.  Carlisle, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2007.  40 p.
This monograph highlights the kind of conflicting interests that have made Russian-American relations in the region highly competitive.  But it also addresses areas of shared priorities and mutual advantage that provide a potential foundation for more benign engagement that can work to contain conflict and head off further regional disintegration.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA463861
Book call no.: 327.475 N277r

Nation, R. Craig. and Trenin, Dmitri.  Russian Security Strategy under Putin: U.S. and Russian Perspectives.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2007.  49 p.
"The key point that readers should take as they read these papers together is that Russian and American perspectives and policies are mutually interactive.  They do not take place in a strategic vacuum devoid of all context, and develop to a considerable degree in response to the other side’s activities and rhetoric."--Summary.
Also available online at: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS88733
Book call no.: 355.033047 R9694

Richmond, Yale.  From Nyet to Da: Understanding the New Russia.  4th ed. Boston, Intercultural Press, 2009.  168 p.
Book call no.: 947.085 R533f

Russia: Re-emerging Great Power, edited by Roger E. Kanet.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.  229 p.
Provides the author's insight on various topics, tracing the major lines of foreign and security policy under Putin who wants to re-establish Russia as a great power.
Book call no.: 320.947 R9693

Shoemaker, Wesley M.  Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.  40th ed. Harpers Ferry, WV, Stryker-Post Publications, 2009.  293 p.
"Provides basic information on history, foreign policy, economy and additional information on Transcaucasion Republics." - Abstract.
Book call no.: R 947.086 R9697 40th ed. 2009

SIPRI Yearbook 2010: Armament Disarmament and International Security, edited by D. A. Cruickshanks, and others.  New York, Humanities Press, 2010.  594 p.
Analyzes developments in security and conflicts, military spending and armaments, non-proliferation, arms control and disarmament with extensive annexes on arms control and disarmament agreements.
Book call no.: R 341.67 S864s 2010

Strategic Survey 2010, edited by Alexander Nicoll.  New York, Routledge, 2010.  432 p.
Refer to Chapter 5, pp 187-200 for Russia data.
Book call no.: R 327 L8471s 2010

Stuermer, Michael.  Putin and the Rise of Russia.  New York, Pegasus Books, 2009.  253 p.
"In spite of the losses incurred when the Soviet Empire imploded, Russia is still an enormous country of ten time-zones, from Kaliningrad Oblast to Sakhalin."--Publisher's web-site.
Book call no.: 947.086092 S933p

Trenin, Dmitri.  Thinking Strategically about Russia.  Washington, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2008.  8 p.
"A successful U.S. policy toward Russia must proceed from realities, not past myths or dreams for the future."--Conclusion.
Also available online at: http://carnegieendowment.org/files/thinking_strategically_russia.pdf
Book call no.: 327.73047 T794t

Understanding Contemporary Russia, edited by Michael L. Bressler.  Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2009.  423 p.
Book call no.: 947.086 U55



Periodicals

Adams, John S.  Monumentality in Urban Design: The Case of Russia.  Eurasian Geography and Economics 49:280-303 May-June 2008.

Alexeev, Denis S.  The Future of Russia: Outlook from the Center and the Regions.  Connections: The Quarterly Journal 7:59-79 Fall 2008. 
Presents three possible scenarios for Russia's future.
Also available online at: http://www.ciaonet.org/journals/co/v7i4/f_0013232_10744.pdf

Allina-Pisano, Jessica.  Seeds of Discontent: Russia's Food Woes.  Current History 107:330-335 October 2008. 
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1572178881&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Fedorov, Yury E.  Will Moscow Help with Trouble Spots?  Current History 108:311-315+ October 2009.
The U.S. hopes for Russia's assistance with Iran, Afghanistan, North Korea, and the Middle East.  Hoping is not the same as getting.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1876862681&sid=2&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Feshbach, Murray.  The Health Crisis in Russia's Ranks.  Current History 107:336-341 October 2008.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1572178891&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Galeotti, Mark.  Empire of the Sun: Russian Organised Crime's Global Network.  Jane's Intelligence Review 20:44-49 June 2008.

Galeotti, Mark.  Russian Islam Finds Its Voice.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst  p 15-16 January 2009.
Explores the main strands of opinion within Russian Islam and the growing tensions between them.

Grachev, Mikhail V.  Russia, Culture, and Leadership: Cross-Cultural Comparisons of Managerial Values and Practices.  Problems of Post-Communism 56:3-11 January-February 2009.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=36664571&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Hagendoorn, Louk and others.  Support for Separatism in Ethnic Republics of the Russian Federation.  Europe-Asia Studies 60:353-373 May 2008.
"This study examines popular support for separatism among Russians and non-Russian titular nationalities (titulars) in 10 ethnic republics of the Russian Federation." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=buh&AN=31768101&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Karaganov, Sergei.  Russia's ChoiceSurvival 52:5-9 February-March 2010.
The present Euro-Atlantic security architecture suits the majority of Americans and Europeans, who seem unconcerned that it is becoming increasingly fragile.
Also available online at: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/ftinterface~db=all~content=a919037086~fulltext=713240930


Defense and Security Aspects


Internet Resources

Baev, Pavel K.  Russian Military Perestroika.  Washington, The Brookings Institution, April 29, 2010.  4 p.
Available online at: http://www.brookings.edu/~/media/Files/rc/papers/2010/0429_russia_military_baev/0429_russia_military_baev.pdf
"Russia is now in the middle of a profound, if poorly conceptualized and under-financed, transformation of its Armed Forces."--Article.

Blank, Stephen.  Missiles and Missile Defenses in Europe Highlight Limits of East-West RapprochementEurasia Daily Monitor December 15, 2010.
Available online at: http://www.jamestown.org/programs/edm/single/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=37281&tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=484&no_cache=1

DeVanzo, Julie and others.  Too Few Good Men.  Georgetown Journal of International Affairs 4:17-26 Summer/Fall 2003. 
Available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=378120381&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
"While the Russian Federation is physically still the largest state in the world, it is only the seventh most populous nation.  Russia's options for maintaining its security and stability are limited by its demographic circumstances." - Abstract.

Klein, Margarete.  Russia's New Military Doctrine until 2020: Indecisive Compromise between Traditionalists and ReformersSWP-Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (German Institute for International and Security Affairs-SWP) May 2010.  4 p.
Available online at: http://www.swp-berlin.org/fileadmin/contents/products/comments/2010C12_kle_ks.pdf
"The doctrine is an attempt to square the circle, namely to ensure continuity to opponents of the army reform that has been underway since the fall of 2008, while at the same time legitimizing this reform."--Introduction.

Main, Steven J.  The Mouse that Roared, or the Bear that Growled?  Russia’s Latest Military Doctrine (February 2010).  Shrivenham, England, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, 2010.  22 p.
Available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/russian/Russian%20Series%2010_11%20%28WEB%29.pdf
"The new Military Doctrine (MD) was carefully thought through over a period of years, as evidenced by the fact that many of its ideas had been debated in an earlier conference held in 2007."--Key Findings.

McDermott, Roger.  Russia's Air Force Modernizes for a "Virtual Cold War"Eurasia Daily Monitor 6:1 February 17, 2009.
Available online at: http://www.jamestown.org/single/?no_cache=1&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=34513

Military Education Research Library Network (MERLN)
Available online at: http://merln.ndu.edu/index.cfm?secID=112&pageID=3&type=section#added
This site contains links to numerous documents related to United States/Russia military policy issues.

United States.  Department of State.  Missile Defense Cooperation with the Russian Federation. 
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/t/avc/rls/152164.htm


Internet Resources (Student Research)

Agladze, Zurab.  Russian Military Reform: Problems and Challenges.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 2010.  24 p.
Available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA523907
"Russia's leadership has been trying to modernize its military.  However, all attempts to create highly mobile, technologically sophisticated, and fully professional forces have been delayed because of lack of funding, opposition from high-ranking officers, corruption, and Russian society's reluctance to make any changes." - Abstract.

Shannon, William D.  Swarm Tactics and the Doctrinal Void: Lessons from the Chechen Wars.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, June 2008.  91 p.
Available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA483607



Books

Criminal States and Criminal-Soldiers, edited by Robert J. Bunker.  New York, Routledge, 2008.  322 p.
Chapter 9: The Criminalization of Russian State Security, by Mark Galeotti, pp 143-158.  Discusses the systemic nature of the criminalization and corruption of Russian police and military forces.
Book call no.: 327.117 C929

de Haas, Marcel.  Russia’s Foreign Security Policy in the 21st Century: Putin, Medvedev and Beyond.  New York, Routledge, 2010.  211 p.
Book call no.: 355.033547 H112r

Deyermond, Ruth.  Security and Sovereignty in the Former Soviet Union.  Boulder, CO, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2008.  233 p.
"Discussion ranges from ownership of nuclear weapons, to the use of military bases, to control of the Black Sea Fleet to show how compete understandings of sovereignty and the willingness of the smaller states to assert their independence from Russia have shaped both the nature and the outcome of disputes about military assets." - Book jacket.
Book call no.: 327.47 D528s

Future of the Nuclear Security Environment in 2015: Proceedings of a Russian-U.S. Workshop, edited by Rose E. Gottemoeller and Ashot A. Sarkisov.  Washington, National Academies Press, 2009.  309 p.
"The project to identify U.S. and Russian views on what the international nuclear security environment will be in 2015, what challenges may arise from that environment, and what options the U.S. and Russia have in partnering to address those challenges." - Publisher description.
Book call no.: 327.1747 F996

Hahn, Gordon M.  Russia’s Islamic Threat.  New Haven, MA, Yale University Press, 2007.  349 p.
The North Caucasus jihad may be the forerunner of a much larger Muslim challenge to Russia’s political stability and state integrity.
Book call no.: 363.3250947 H148r

Human Trafficking and Human Security, edited by Anna Jonsson.  New York, Routledge, 2009.  175 p.
Refer to pp 114-138.
Book call no.: 364.15 H9182

The Indivisibility of Security: Russia and Euro-Atlantic Security, edited by Andrew Monaghan.  Rome, Italy, NATO Defense College, Research Division, January 2010.  136 p.
Also available online at: http://www.ndc.nato.int/download/downloads.php?icode=162
Book call no.: 355.031091821 I39

Krickus, Richard J.  Medvedev's Plan: Giving Russia a Voice but Not a Veto in a New European Security System.  Carlisle, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, December 2009.  111 p.
Russia's future will shape the global strategic environment for decades to come and argues that Russia should be admitted to NATO.
Book call no.: 947.0863 K92m

Main, Steven J.  Cockroaches, ʽX-Men’ and the "Black Day": Food Security and the Russian Federation.  Shrivenham, England, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, December 2009.  25 p.
"The production of Russia’s daily bread is much, much more than simply an economic, or a production issue: given the country’s history, as well as its political and economic development and its own internal security environment...Many Russian policy makers, both past and present, know full well the truth behind the Russian saying: 'the less of bread, the more of politics'."--Introduction.
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/russian/091214_09%2815%29_SM_Web.pdf
Book call no.: 338.1947 M224c

Monaghan, Andrew.  Russia and the Security of Europe’s Energy Supplies: Security in Diversity?  Camberley, Surrey, England, Conflict Studies Research Centre, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom,  January 2007.  18 p.
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/special/07%2802%29AM.pdf
Book call no.: 333.79094 M734r

Prospects for U.S.-Russian Security Cooperation, edited by Stephen J. Blank.  Carlisle, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, March 2009.  338 p.
Also available online at: http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pubs/download.cfm?q=892
Book call no.: 355.03109730947 P966

Rogers, James.  From Suez to Shanghai: The European Union and Eurasian Maritime Security.  Paris, European Union Institute for Security Studies, 2009.  42 p.
"This paper provides an initial foray into the emerging geopolitical situation in the Eurasian coastal zone, and concentrates on the geostrategic activities of China, India, Japan, Russia, South Korea and the United States."--Summary.
Also available online at: http://www.iss.europa.eu/uploads/media/op77.pdf
Book call no.: 359.03094 R727f

Rozman, Gilbert and others.  Russian Strategic Thought Toward Asia.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.  263 p.
"The book explains the Putin era’s ambivalent approach to Asia, and highlights lessons from earlier approaches that are worthy of further attention."--Book Jacket.
Book call no.: 355.033047 R9693

Russell, John.  Chechnya: Russia's "War on Terror".  New York, Routledge, 2007.  247 p. (BASEES/Routledge series on Russian and East European studies no. 34)
Book call no.: 947.52 R964c

Russian-American Security, edited by Petr Sidorov and Gregory J. Singh.  Hauppauge, NY, Nova Science Publishers, 2006.  132 p.
Russian political, economic and security issues.
Book call no.: 355.03109470973 R969

The Russian Military Today and Tomorrow: Essays in Memory of Mary Fitzgerald, edited by Stephen J. Blank and Richard Weitz.  Carlisle, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2010.  467 p.
"The issues outlined here are not just tasks relevant for the general study of Russia, but by addressing these strategic issues, and their underlying implications, policymakers will engage in the essential tasks necessary for the creation of an enduring structure of peace." - Introduction.
Also available online at: http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pubs/download.cfm?q=997
Book call no.: 355.00947 R9693

The United States, Russia, and China: Confronting Global Terrorism and Security Challenges in the 21st Century, edited by Paul J. Bolt and others.  Westport, CT, Praeger Security International, 2008.  215 p.
"This book examines key issues of the day, including the threat posed by al-Qaeda, WMD, energy security, environmental security, ethnic and religious conflicts, and a nuclear North Korea, from the perspectives of the United States, Russia, and China." - Abstract.
See Part I:1, Chinese, American, and Russian Security Policies: The Response to Terrorism, by Paul J. Bolt and others, pp 8-29.
See Part III:7, Europe-Russia-United States: Whither Are We Drifting?, pp 121-138.
Book call no.: 363.32517 U584



Documents (Student Research)


Murphy, Robert A.  Russia and Beyond: A Case for European Missile Defense: A Monograph.  Fort Leavenworth, KS, School of Advanced Military Studies, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 2009.  45 p.
"Given the tension between the practical benefits of Ground-based Mid-course ballistic missile Defense (GMD), and the negative impact its deployment has on Russo-American relations, the question is whether or not GMD’s benefits outweigh its consequences." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA506177
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022-2 M9781r

Samergedes, Stephanie.  Russia: Great Power Aspirations and Its Resulting National Security Strategy.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 2008.  32 p.
"Russia has taken significant steps toward restoration of her role as a major great power in Eurasia.  The question is what these steps signal regarding Russia's national security strategy?  What are the goals of that strategy?  What ways has she chosen to achieve her ends, and how will she resource them?  This project attempts to answer these questions." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA498263
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 S187r

Stinga, Aurelian.  European Security in the Wider Black Sea Area.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 12, 2007.  18 p.
"This project examines geopolitical, geoeconomical and geostrategical tendencies, vulnerabilities, risks and threats in the Wider Black Sea Area.  The research reveals the existence of a "Soft War" which opposes the U.S. and EU on one side to the Russian Federation and its allies from Shanghai Cooperation Organization on the other side, a soft war which can easily become the Second Cold War." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA469122
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 S854e



Periodicals

Advancing Blindly.  Economist 387:67-68 September 20, 2008.
"Examines Russia's armed forces.  The country has increased its military spending since 2004 to modernize a force that had fallen into disrepair since the end of the Cold War.  Its performance during the August, 2008 war with Georgia was spotty, with victory achieved due to overwhelming superiority of numbers." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34437037&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Barry, Ellen.  Russia Strikes Oil Deal with Chavez and Plans Modernization of Military.  New York Times, p A7, September 27, 2008.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1562432721&sid=3&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Bjelakovic, Nebojsa.  Russian Military Procurement: Putin's Impact on Decision-Making and Budgeting.  Journal of Slavic Military Studies 21:527-542 July-September 2008. 
"Given the extent of changes affecting the defence industrial sector, and the amount of extra-budgetary funding dedicated to military procurement, the Russian government's efforts seem primarily geared toward rejuvenating the defence industry, and only secondarily toward fulfilling the imminent needs of the armed forces.  If these efforts lead to an improved performance of the Russian defence industry, the Russian armed forces could be able to acquire significant numbers of advanced weaponry within the next 10 years." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13518040802313753

Blank, Stephen J.  The Eurasian Energy Triangle: China, Russia, and the Central Asian.  Brown Journal of World Affairs 12:53-67 Winter 2005-Spring 2006.
"Outlines national security concerns that China faces as it competes with Russia in their energy relations in Central Asia." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21199430&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Bukkvoll, Tor.  Russia's Military Performance in Georgia.  Military Review 89:57-62 November-December 2009.
Russia seems to be pursuing the current radical military reform with more vigor than it has with most other post-Soviet reform programs.  However, it is still too early to tell to what extent it will deal with the shortcomings discussed here.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1924300571&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Feng, Zhu.  The Russia-Georgia Military Conflict: For China, Does It Mean Scrambling Between a "Strategic Partnership" and Being a "Responsible Stakeholder"?  Korean Journal of Defense Analysis 20:305-318 December 2008.

Fish, Tim and others.  Arctic Countries Vying for a Piece of the Ice Seek to Strengthen Regional Presence.  Jane's Navy International 113:12-14 September 2008.
Following the reassertion of Russian claims to Arctic territory, and the reaction it provoked from neighboring states that dispute these claims, Russia has begun to develop training plans for troops that might potentially be deployed on Arctic missions.

Herspring, Dale.  Russian Military Reform and Anatoly Serdyukov.  Problems of Post-Communism 55:20-32 November-December 2008.
"The article focuses on military reforms that were implemented by Russia's defense minister Anatoly Serdyukov, a former civilian tax official." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=35811493&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Johnson, Reuben.  Ukrainian Firms Turn to China after Russia Snub.  Jane's Defence Weekly 45:22 November 26, 2008.
Frozen out by Moscow as key suppliers of components, Ukraine's defense companies have had to build new business relationships--not least with Beijing.

Lonkila, Markku.  The Internet and Anti-Military Activism in Russia.  Europe-Asia Studies 60:1125-1149 September 2008.
"The role of the internet and one particular weblog platform, LiveJournal, are considered to contain important potential for future forms of Russian activism." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33881065&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Matthews, Owen and others.  A New Model Army.  Newsweek 152:38-39 September 8, 2008.
Discusses the Russian invasion of Georgia in August 2008 and considers how the Russian military might hold up against the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) if a greater conflict were to ensue.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=34277316&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

McDermott, Roger N.  Russia Outlines Ambitious New Military Reforms.  Jane's Defence Weekly 46:9 January 7, 2009.

Merklinghaus, Dennis P.  Arctic Sovereignty.  Military Technology 32, no. 9:13 2008.
A renewed focus on the Arctic has reappeared due to the effects of climate change in the region.  At the same time, there are continuing strategic issues relating to potential incursions into Arctic territory.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=34736988&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Nikolaev, M.  The Asia-Pacific Region and Russia's National Security.  International Affairs: A Russian Journal of World Politics, Diplomacy & International Relations 56, no. 3:68-77 2010.
The article discusses the national security strategy of Russia and how it is connected to the Asia-Pacific Region (APR).

Petrov, Vladimir.  Russian MoD Plans Major Restructure of Its Forces.  Jane's Defence Weekly 45:16 October 22, 2008.

Petrov, Vladimir and Anderson, Guy.  Can Russia Maintain Its Defence Export Growth?  Jane's Defence Weekly 45:20 December 3, 2008.

Pyadushkin, Maxim.  Russia Restructures Military after Georgian Conflict.  Defense Technology International 4:34-35 January 2010.
Lessons of War.

Russian Federation.  Military Technology 34:244-250 January 2010.
The article profiles the country Russia emphasizing its Armed Forces organization.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=51909075&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Skinner, Tony.  Georgian Regime Falls Victim to Cyber Attack.  Jane's Defence Weekly 45:7 August 20, 2008.

Thornton, Rod.  A Bear with Teeth?  The Russian Military in 2008.  RUSI Journal 153:48-52 October 2008.
Thornton discusses the widely perceived decline of Russian armed forces since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the results of Putin's reforms, in light of the conflict with Georgia.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=35484204&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Yeung, Christina and Bjelakovic, Nebojsa.  The Sino-Russian Strategic Partnership: Views from Beijing and Moscow.  Journal of Slavic Military Studies 23:243-281 April-June 2010.
China and Russia, taken together, their power projection capabilities are worrying adjacent nations in Central Asia and the Far East, especially when compounded with U.S. regional policies.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=51095128&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv


Economic Aspects


Internet Resources

Baev, Pavel K.  Economic Catastrophe Propels Russia into an Identity Crisis.  Eurasia Daily Monitor 6:1 March 2, 2009.
Available online at: http://www.jamestown.org/single/?no_cache=1&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=34570

Charap, Samuel and Kuchins, Andrew C.  Economic Whiplash in Russia: An Opportunity to Bolster U.S.-Russia Commercial Ties?  Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies, February 2009.  15 p.
Available online at: http://www.csis.org/media/csis/pubs/090218_charap_econwhiplashrussia_web.pdf

House of Lords.  European Union Committee.  After Georgia: The EU and Russia: Follow-Up Report.  London, The Stationery Office Limited, February 12, 2009.  27 p. (3rd Report of Session 2008-09)
Available online at: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200809/ldselect/ldeucom/26/26.pdf
Considers the implications of the Georgia conflict for EU-Russia relations, and examines other developments, such as the Russia-Ukraine gas dispute, the downturn in the Russian economy and wider questions of European security.

Kononenko, Vadim.  Russia's Politics Amidst the Global Economic Crisis: An Empty Scoreboard?  Helsinki, Finland, Finnish Institute of International Affairs, December 2008.  7 p. (Briefing paper no. 24)
Available online at: http://www.upi-fiia.fi/en/publication/63/

Sutela, Pekka and Cooper, Julian.  Russia's Economic Development.  Russian Analytical Digest No. 88:1-13  November 29, 2010.  
Available online at: http://kms1.isn.ethz.ch/serviceengine/Files/ISN/124640/ipublicationdocument_singledocument/817b4633-61e5-4c5b-831f-96f77926c208/en/Russian_Analytical_Digest_88.pdf
This issue of the Russian Analytical Digest discusses Russia's economic development, featuring an article on its innovative potential as well as an economic forecast to 2012.  The paper is supplemented by a statistical overview of Russia's current economic and financial indicators and of activities in the field of research and development.



Books

Aslund, Anders and Kuchins, Andrew.  The Russia Balance Sheet.  Washington, Peterson Institute for International Economics: Center for Strategic and International Studies, April 2009.  207 p.
Book call no.: 330.947 A835ra

Aslund, Anders, and others.  Russia After the Global Economic Crisis.  Washington, Peterson Institute for International Economics: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2010.  287 p.
Book call no.: 330.947 R9692

Malle, Silvana.  The Impact of the Financial Crisis on Russia.  Rome, Italy, NATO Defense College, 2009.  40 p.
This monograph examines the impact of the world’s economic crisis on Russia and the Russian’s government reaction to it.
Also available online at: http://www.ndc.nato.int/download/downloads.php?icode=153
Book call no.: 338.947 M252i



Periodicals

Appel, Hilary.  Is It Putin or Is It Oil?  Explaining Russia's Fiscal Recovery.  Post-Soviet Affairs 24:301-323 October-December 2008.
"This article evaluates several contributing factors to Russia’s fiscal health: high world energy prices, economic recovery, new tax policies, and the consolidation of state power." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://www.metapress.com/content/w33780252g248377/fulltext.pdf

Bjelakovic, Nebojsa.  Russian Military Procurement: Putin's Impact on Decision-Making and Budgeting.  Journal of Slavic Military Studies 21:527-542 July-September 2008. 
"Given the extent of changes affecting the defence industrial sector, and the amount of extra-budgetary funding dedicated to military procurement, the Russian government's efforts seem primarily geared toward rejuvenating the defence industry, and only secondarily toward fulfilling the imminent needs of the armed forces...If these efforts lead to an improved performance of the Russian defence industry, the Russian armed forces could be able to acquire significant numbers of advanced weaponry within the next 10 years."--Article.
Also available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13518040802313753

Deudney, Daniel and Ikenberry, G. John.  The Myth of the Autocratic Revival: Why Liberal Democracy Will Prevail.  Foreign Affairs 88:77-93 January-February 2009.
Authors discuss the rise of autocratic governments, focusing on Russia and China, and argue that the economic success of those countries is based on the ability to embrace capitalism through engagement with the West.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35639959&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Gaddy, Clifford G. and Ickes, Barry W.  Putin's Third Way.  National Interest 99:45-52 January-February 2009.
With the rise in oil prices and a conservative fiscal policy, Russia turned from a debtor nation into an economic powerhouse.  Yet there remain deep cracks in the foundation of the post-Soviet structure.  With global finance in a meltdown, can Putinomics survive?
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=36289582&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Gaddy, Clifford G. and Ickes, Barry W.  Russia After the Global Financial Crisis.  Eurasian Geography and Economics 51:281–311 May-June 2010.
Presents a fundamental analysis of basic economic factors explaining how the global financial crisis has played out in Russia and its implications for the country’s future.
Also available online at: http://bellwether.metapress.com/content/x61x422829653j83/fulltext.pdf

Goldman, Marshall I.  Moscow's New Economic Imperialism.  Current History 107:322-329 October 2008.
After Russia's 1998 financial collapse, it looked as if the country's days as a superpower were past.  It is an economic and political miracle that Russia has recovered.  The fact that its recovery depends on high energy prices makes that recovery precarious.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1572178871&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Hahn, Jeffrey W. and Logvinenko, Igor.  Generational Differences in Russian Attitudes Towards Democracy and the Economy.  Europe-Asia Studies 60:1345-1369 October 2008.
"The purpose of this article is to explore whether there is evidence of generational differences in Russian attitudes towards democracy." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34280631&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Handle with Care.  Economist 389:17-18 (special section) November 29, 2008.
Discusses the Russian economy and suggests that if the global financial crisis worsens, it may cause the Russians to become more nationalistic and potentially dangerous.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35527715&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Ostrovsky, Arkady.  Reversal of Fortune.  Foreign Policy No. 171:70-74 March-April 2009.
"Vladimir Putin's social contract has been premised on an authoritarian state delivering rising incomes and resurgent power.  But the economic crisis is unraveling all that.  And what comes next in Russia might be even worse." -- Introduction.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1664744771&sid=3&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Rutland, Peter.  Putin's Economic Record: Is the Oil Boom Sustainable?  Europe-Asia Studies 60:1051-1072 August 2008.
"The author reflects on Russia's patterns of economic growth and economic developmental models used under presidents Boris Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33210375&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Wegren, Stephen K.  Land Reform in Russia: What Went Wrong?  Post-Soviet Affairs 24:121-148 April-June 2008.
"This article analyzes how and why only a relatively small portion of Russia's agricultural land ended up in the hands of individuals and households." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://www.metapress.com/content/q54286155u674841/fulltext.pdf

Zhukov, S. and Reznikova, O.  Economic Integration in the Post-Soviet Space.  Russian Social Science Review 49:80-92 July-August 2008.
"The article presents an analysis on the economic integration in the post-Soviet territory." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33960175&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Ziegler, Charles E.  Putin Comes To Shove in Asia.  Far Eastern Economic Review 171:20-24 January-February 2008.
"Russian and Chinese interests diverge over Central Asia's energy resources, with both countries vying to control export routes.  In the absence of a major domestic transformation, Russia will be hard-pressed to keep pace with China's dramatic rise in Asia." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1423249371&sid=2&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD


Energy Resources


Internet Resources

Blagov, Sergei.  Russia's New Energy DoctrineEurasia Daily Monitor 6:1-2 February 24, 2009.
Available online at: http://www.jamestown.org/single/?no_cache=1&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=34546

Energy Strategy of Russia for the Period Up to 2030.  Moscow, Russia, Institute of Energy Strategy; Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, 2010.  172 p.
Available online at: http://energystrategy.ru/projects/docs/ES-2030_(Eng).pdf

Korppoo, Anna and Ikeda, Kayo.  Russia and Japan: Combining Energy and Climate Goals.  International Review for Environmental Strategies 6, no. 1:117-136 2006.
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21700556&site=ehost-live

Melling, Anthony.  Natural Gas Pricing and Its Future: Europe as the Battleground.  Washington, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, October 2010.  135 p.
Available online at: http://www.carnegieendowment.org/files/gas_pricing_europe.pdf
This report analyzes the two competing price mechanisms for natural gas: the dominant practice of linking gas prices to oil prices and a second model based on competitive market prices.  Russia is cited throughout the report. 

Papava, Vladimer and Tokmazishvili, Michael.  Russian Energy Politics and the EU: How to Change the Paradigm.  Caucasian Review of International Affairs 4:103-111  Spring 2010.
Available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=2051466771&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
"The article discusses Russia’s aggressive energy policy towards the EU and the former Soviet republics, with its main goal of reinforcing the country’s monopoly over the transportation of oil and, especially, gas to the West." - Abstract.

Smith, Keith C.  Russia-Europe Energy Relations: Implications for U.S. Policy.  Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies, February 2010.  18 p.
Available online at: http://csis.org/files/publication/100218_Smith_RussiaEuropeEnergy_Web.pdf

Socor, Vladimir.  Putin Looks Sour Loser on NabuccoOnline Asia Times September 17, 2010.
Discusses Russia and both the South Stream and Nabucco natural gas pipeline projects.
Available online at: http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Central_Asia/LI17Ag01.html

Socor, Vladimir.  Russia Uses Denial-of-Access Tactics Against Belarus Oil Supply DiversificationEurasia Daily Monitor 7:1-2 December 17, 2010.
Available online at: http://www.jamestown.org/single/?no_cache=1&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=37298
Belarus seeks to reduce its near total dependence on Russian oil by diversifying the range of supplier countries and import routes.

Tipton, Jessica E.  Why did Russia Ratify the Kyoto Protocol?  Why the Wait?  An Analysis of the Environmental, Economic, and Political Debates.  Slovo 20:67-96 Autumn 2008.
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35158142&site=ehost-live
"This article analyses possible reasons for Russia's long-awaited decision to ratify the Protocol by looking at Russian and international sources, including media reports, statements released by the Russian government and international organizations, and academic articles."--Article.

United States.  Energy Information Administration.  Russia Energy Data, Statistics and Analysis-Oil, Gas, Electricity, Coal. 
Available online at: http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/cabs/Russia/pdf.pdf
"Russia holds the world's largest natural gas reserves, the second largest coal reserves, and the eighth largest crude oil reserves."--Article.

Vatansever, Adnan.  Russia’s Oil Exports: Economic Rationale Versus Strategic Gains.  Washington, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, December 2010.  32 p.  (Carnegie Papers)
Available online at: http://carnegieendowment.org/publications/index.cfm?fa=view&id=42136
As Russia expands its oil export network and the future destination of its oil exports becomes increasingly uncertain, Washington needs to promote transparency, stability, and predictability.

World Energy Outlook 2010.  Paris, International Energy Agency, 2010.  14 p.
Available online at: http://www.worldenergyoutlook.org/docs/weo2010/WEO2010_ES_English.pdf
Library has: 1982, 1993,  1998, 2001, 2006, 2008-2009.



Internet Resource (Student Research)

Benke, Ildiko.  Power and Energy: Geopolitical Aspects of the Transnational Natural Gas Pipelines from the Caspian Sea Basin to Europe.  Monterey, CA, Defense Analysis Department, Naval Postgraduate School, June 2010.  57 p.
Available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA524510
"This thesis examines the geopolitical rivalry over control of the Caspian Sea basin natural gas resources and possible transportation routes among four world powers: Russia, the European Union, the United States, and China." - Abstract.



Books


Anderson, Richard J.  Europe's Dependence on Russian Natural Gas: Perspectives and Recommendations for a Long-Term Strategy.  Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, September 2008.  56 p. (Occasional paper no. 19)
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA488295
Book call no.: 333.82330947 A549e

Baev, Pavel.  Russian Energy Policy and Military Power: Putin’s Quest for Greatness.  New York, Routledge, 2008.  237 p.
Book call no.: 333.790947 B142r

Kandiyoti, Rafael.  Pipelines: Flowing Oil and Crude Politics.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.  285 p.
"Demonstrates that the issue of energy supply revolves not only on hydrocarbon resources but also on their delivery.  This is an entirely new way to view the international politics of oil and natural gas and therefore crucial to any explanation of the tensions involving Central Asia, The Middle East, Russia, China and Europe." - Publisher description.
Book call no.: 388.5 K16p

Klare, Michael T.  Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy.  New York, Henry Holt and Company, 2008.  339 p.
Chapter 4: An Energy Juggernaut [Russia], pp 88-114.
Book call no.: 333.79 K63r

Monaghan, Andrew.  Stakhanov to the Rescue? Russian Coal and the Troubled Emergence of a Russian Energy Strategy.  Shrivenham, England, Advanced Research and Assessment Group, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom,  November 2007.  22 p.
Also available online at: http://www.defac.ac.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/russian/07%2834%29AM.pdf
Book call no.: 338.2724 M734s

Paramonov, Vladimir.  The Future Supply of Gas from Central Asia to Russia: An Expert Assessment.  Shrivenham, England, Advanced Research and Assessment Group, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, 2008.  16 p.
"Since 2003 the supply of gas from Central Asia to Russia has been progressively increasing, with Russia using the gas both for domestic consumption and for re-export.   Maintaining and increasing the flow of Central Asian gas is of vital importance to Moscow, given the high price of energy and the slow rate and difficulty in developing Russia's own gas-extraction industry."--Key Points.
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/ca/08%2804%29JP.pdf
Book call no.: 338.88722338 P222f

Paramonov, Vladimir and Strokov, Aleksey.  Russian Oil and Gas Projects and Investments in Central Asia.  Shrivenham, England, Advanced Research and Assessment Group, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, May 2008.  17 p.
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/ca/08%2819%29VP%20English.pdf
Book call no.: 338.27280947 P222ra

Russia and The North, edited by Elana Wilson Rowe.  Ottawa, Canada, University of Ottawa Press, 2009.  218 p.
Each chapter includes bibliographical references.
Book call no.: 320.947 R9694


Documents (Student Research)

Baldwin, Heather M.  Russia's Future Energy Policies: A Glimpse of Moscow's Impact on EU and US Energy Security in 2025.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, 2009.  29 p.
This research reviewed Moscow’s economic and political policies and examined recent events impacting Europe and the US.
Also available online at: https://www.afresearch.org/
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 B1811r

Imblum, Mark A.  Russia's Energy Policies and Ukraine's NATO Candidacy.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, June 2008.  75 p. (Master's Thesis) 
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA483735
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 I32r

Clawson, Gregory S.  The Specter of an Oily Bear or Geopolitical Challenges of the Modern Russian Petro-State.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, 2009.  35 p.
"This work will present the development of Russia's oil and gas industry, as well as examine the motivations and actions of its political leadership.  In addition, subsequent chapters will look at European Union energy dependencies."--Introduction.
Also available online at: https://www.afresearch.org/
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 C617s

Imblum, Mark A.  Russia's Energy Policies and Ukraine's NATO Candidacy.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, June 2008.  75 p.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA483735
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 I32r

Winchester, Robert F.  European Energy Security: Wrestling the Russian Bear for Caspian Natural Gas.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, April 2007.  28 p.
"The study examines the Caspian region as a diversifying source for EU natural gas needs, and based on the papers findings, provides policy suggestions to improve the EU’s energy security framework." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA471533
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 W759e



Periodicals

Appel, Hilary.  Is It Putin or Is It Oil?  Explaining Russia's Fiscal Recovery.  Post-Soviet Affairs 24:301-323 October-December 2008.
"What accounts for the sea change in Russia's fiscal health?  This article evaluates several contributing factors: high world energy prices, economic recovery, new tax policies, and the consolidation of state power." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://www.metapress.com/content/w33780252g248377/fulltext.pdf

Åtland, Kristian.  Russia’s Northern Fleet and the Oil Industry—Rivals or Partners?  Armed Forces & Society 35:362-384 January 2009.
Also available online at: http://afs.sagepub.com/content/35/2/362

Baikov, Nazip.  World Oil and Gas Production and Consumption Through 2030.  International Affairs: A Russian Journal of World Politics, Diplomacy & International Relations 56, no. 3:167-178 2010.
The article discusses world oil and gas production and consumption through 2030.

Balmaceda, Margarita M.  Corruption, Intermediary Companies, and Energy Security: Lithuania's Lessons for Central and Eastern Europe.  Problems of Post-Communism 55:16-28 July-August 2008.
"Argues that the Russian leadership, through its energy investments there, seeks to use Lithuania as a bridgehead into the EU, or even as a means to foster divisions within the EU and also in the post-Soviet Baltic states.  Paradoxically, Lithuania's accession to the EU affords important protections against Russian interference but has also made it more attractive to Russian players." - Conclusion.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33376207&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Blank, Stephen J.  The Eurasian Energy Triangle: China, Russia, and the Central Asian States.  Brown Journal of World Affairs 12:53-67 Winter 2005/Spring 2006.
"Outlines national security concerns that China faces as it competes with Russia in their energy relations in Central Asia." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21199430&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Bruce, Chloe.  A Chill Wind: Russia and Ukraine Agree on New Gas Deal.  Jane's Intelligence Review 21:56-57 March 2009.
Gas pipelines to Europe were shut down during a January dispute between Ukraine and Russia.  Now that the two countries have come to an agreement and the gas flow is on again, the author examines the dispute's ramifications for future supplies to Europe.

Erickson, Andrew S. and Collins, Gabriel B.  China's Oil Security Pipe Dream: The Reality, and Strategic Consequences, of Seaborne Imports.  Naval War College Review 63:88-111 Spring 2010.  
The authors explain that many analysts believe that China should invest in pipelines to deliver oil from neighboring oil producers like Russia and Kazakhstan.  The pros and cons of potential pipelines from each of these countries are explored. 
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA519354

Hall, Gregory and Grant, Tiara.  Russia, China, and the Energy-Security Politics of the Caspian Sea Region after the Cold War.  Mediterranean Quarterly 20:113-137 Spring 2009.
"Increasingly, Central Asia, and specifically the Caspian Sea Basin (CSB), is becoming a crowded place, as government officials and oil interests from European Union countries, the United States, Russia, China, Iran, Turkey, and elsewhere (including increasingly energy-thirsty India) vie for partnerships with the energy-rich former Soviet republics." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=39979251&site=ehost-live

Hurst, Cindy.  The Militarization of Gazprom.  Military Review 90:59-67 September-October 2010.
"In July 2007, Russia's Duma passed a bill that would allow energy companies Gazprom (Russia's state-owned natural gas monopoly) and Transneft (which controls Russia's oil pipeline infrastructure) the right to create private, internal armies.  The new bill raised concern internationally and within the Kremlin that such a move would give these companies too much power.  In addition to establishing a private army, Gazprom is bolstering the security of its vast pipeline network with unmanned aerial vehicles."--Article.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA529212

Kandiyoti, Rafael.  What Price Access to the Open Seas?  The Geopolitics of Oil and Gas Transmission from the Trans-Caspian Republics.  Central Asian Survey 27:75-93 March 2008.
Examines oil and gas transmission issues in Central Asia against a backdrop of emerging new relationships between the Russian Federation and three post-Soviet republics (Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan), and the resurgent strategic competition between Russia and the United States.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33372601&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Kramer, Andrew E.  Russia Is Seeking to Build Europe's Nuclear Plants.  New York Times (East Coast Late Edition) p B11, October 12, 2010.
"The Russians, already major suppliers of low-enriched uranium fuel to the European Union under a venture with Areva, the French nuclear group, are planning independently to enter the market of fuel for Western-designed plants." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=2159501401&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Medvedev, Aleksandr.  Russian Natural Gas and Global Energy.  International Affairs: A Russian Journal of World Politics, Diplomacy and International Relations 56, no. 2:78-83 2010.

Nygren, Bertil.  Putin's Use of Natural Gas to Reintegrate the CIS Region.  Problems of Post-Communism 55:3-15 July-August 2008.
In recent years it has become apparent that Russia is using energy resources and energy transit procedures as a tool of foreign policy toward some members of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33376206&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Rutland, Peter.  Putin's Economic Record: Is the Oil Boom Sustainable?  Europe-Asia Studies 60:1051-1072 August 2008.
"The author reflects on Russia's patterns of economic growth and economic developmental models used under presidents Boris Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33210375&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv


Foreign Policy


Internet Resources

Chambers, Luke.  Authoritarianism and Foreign Policy: The Twin Pillars of Resurgent Russia.  Caucasian Review of International Affairs 4:112-125 Spring 2010.
Available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=2051466761&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
"This study examines the nature of authoritarianism in Russia and its relationship to the strategic imperatives of the Kremlin's foreign policy, with reference to Russia's great-power ambitions for a post-Atlantic, multipolar order." - Abstract.

Kononenko, Vadim.  Russia in 2008 and Beyond: What Kind of Foreign Policy?  Helsinki, Finland, Finnish Institute of International Affairs, March 12, 2008.  7 p. (Briefing paper no. 17)
Available online at: http://www.upi-fiia.fi/en/publication/6/

Korppoo, Anna.  Russia and the Post-2012 Climate Regime: Foreign Rather than Environmental Policy.  Helsinki, Finland, Finnish Institute of International Affairs, November 24, 2008.  7 p. (Briefing paper no. 23)
Available online at: http://www.upi-fiia.fi/en/publication/61/
"Russia is reluctant to accept binding greenhouse gas emission reduction commitments under the post-2012 regime that will succeed the Kyoto Protocol. ... The Kyoto Protocol was never seen as an environmental pact in Russia, but rather as a means of gaining economic and political benefits."--Summary.



Books

Alexeev, Denis.  Russia and the System of Transatlantic Security: Perspectives for the Future.  Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, 2006.  31 p. (Occasional Paper Series no. 1)
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA478866
Book call no.: 355.03304 A383r

American Foreign Policy: Regional Perspectives, edited by Richmond M. Lloyd.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, 2009.  297 p.
See Panel VI, Europe and Russia 203-245.
Also available online at: http://www.thedialogue.org/PublicationFiles/NavalWarCollege_May09_publication.pdf
Book call no.: 355.033073 N318a

Blank, Stephen J.  Towards a New Russia Policy.  Carlisle, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2008.  140 p. 
The author examines some of the key strategic issues at stake in this relationship and traces that decline to Russian factors which have been overlooked or neglected. 
Also available online at: http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pdffiles/PUB833.pdf
Book call no.: 327.73047 B642t

Maksimov, K. N.  Kalmykia in Russia’s Past and Present National Policies and Administrative System.  New York, Central European University Press, 2008.  439 p.
Book call no.: 320.947 M235k

Mankoff, Jeffrey.  Russian Foreign Policy: The Return of Great Power Politics.  Lanham, MD, Rowman & Littlefield, 2009.  359 p.
Book call no.: 327.47 M278r

Medvedev, Sergei.  Rethinking the National Interest: Putin's Turn in Russian Foreign Policy.  Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, 2008.  71 p. (The Marshall Center papers no. 6)
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA484508
Book call no.: 327.47 M493r

Oliker, Olga and others.  Russian Foreign Policy: Sources and Implications.  Santa Monica, CA, RAND, 2009.  220 p.
"In this monograph, the authors assess Russia's strategic interests and the factors that influence Russian foreign policy broadly." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://www.rand.org/pubs/monographs/MG768/
Book call no.: 327.47 R9696

Paramonov, Vladimir and others.  Russia in Central Asia: Policy, Security, and Economics, translated by Mervyn Brown.  New York, Nova Science Publishers, 2009.  118 p.
Today Putin and Medvedev Russia is having trouble finding its place in a rapidly-changing world similar to the 17th century when the whole system of state power in Russia collapsed and Moscow's position in the world became much weaker.
Book call no.: 303.48247058 P222r

Russia and Globalization: Identity, Security, and Society in an Era of Change, edited by Douglas W. Blum.  Washington, Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2008.  383 p.
Going "Relativistic": The Changing Vision of "Just International Order" in Russian Foreign Policy, by Mikhail Troitskiv, pp 207-231.
Book call no.: 337.47 R9691

Smith, Mark A.  A Review of Russian Foreign Policy.  Watchfield, Swindon, England, Conflict Studies Research Centre, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, July 2007.  11 p. Also available online at: http://www.defac.ac.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/russian/07%2820%29MAS.pdf
Book call no.: 327.47 S655rb

Thorun, Christian.  Explaining Change in Russian Foreign Policy: The Role of Ideas in Post-Soviet Russia’s Conduct Towards the West.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.  203 p.
Book call no.: 327.4701821 T523e



Periodicals

Averre, Derek.  Russian Foreign Policy and the Global Political Environment.  Problems of Post-Communism 55:28-39 September-October 2008.
The article focuses on Russian foreign policy in the post-Soviet era, domestic politics in Russia, and the evolving international relations system.
Also available online at: http://www.metapress.com/content/581m410q73154976/fulltext.pdf

Blank, Stephen.  What Comes after the Russo-Georgian War?  What's At Stake in the CIS.  American Foreign Policy Interests 30:379-391 November-December 2008.
Analyzes the motivations behind Russia's recent war against Georgia, its pressure on Ukraine to cede more and more aspects of sovereignty, and its ambitions to return the world to the bipolar order that existed during the Cold War Era.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35731169&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Browning, Christopher.  Reassessing Putin's Project: Reflections on IR (International Relations) Theory and the West.  Problems of Post-Communism 55:3-13 September-October 2008.
"Russia is obviously not as powerful as its Soviet predecessor, but it still has enough resources (symbolic, political, economic) to unsettle Western policies and ambitions.  Putin's  articulation of a great power project for Russia premised on emphasizing its independence and links in all directions, rather than opting submissively for a Western orientation."--Conclusion.
Also available online at: http://www.metapress.com/content/lu4203462355286k/fulltext.pdf

Eyal, Jonathan.  Europe and Russia: A Return to the Past.  RUSI Journal 153:40-47 October 2008.
"The article examines the relationship between Europe and Russia.  It presents the arguments raised by European politicians over the cause of the Georgian conflict and looks at who is the person responsible for the Russo-Georgian war." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=35484205&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Feklyunina, Valentina.  Battle for Perceptions: Projecting Russia in the West.  Europe-Asia Studies 60:605-629 June 2008.
"The article provides an analysis of Russia's image that the Kremlin has been projecting in Western countries in the years of Vladimir Putin's presidency." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32708453&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Kramer, Mark.  Russian Policy Toward the Commonwealth of Independent States: Recent Trends and Future Prospects.  Problems of Post-Communism 55:3-19 November-December 2008.
The article discusses Russia's foreign policy for the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), a group of former Soviet bloc countries.
Also available online at: http://www.metapress.com/content/a433k7455p6jw074/fulltext.pdf

Mankoff, Jeffrey.  Russian Foreign Policy and the United States after Putin.  Problems of Post-Communism 55:42-51 July-August 2008.
Russian foreign policy under Medvedev will probably continue to have a powerful streak of economic self-interest.  Although Putin retired from the Kremlin, he will continue as prime minister and have some influence over foreign relations. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33376209&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Medvedev, Dmitry Anatolyevich.  Five Principles of Russian Foreign Policy.  Military Technology 32, no. 10:8 2008.
An excerpt from an interview by the Russian Federation President Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev on August 31, 2008.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35183736&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Menon, Rajan.  The Limits of Chinese-Russian Partnership.  Survival 51:99-130 June-July 2009.
"Stability and peace between Russia and China are in America's interest; they make the world in general and East Asia in particular safer places."--Conclusion.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=39982425&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Nikitin, Alexander.  Russian Foreign Policy in the Fragmented Post-Soviet Space.  International Journal on World Peace 25:7-31 June 2008.
"This article describes the changes that Russian foreign policy has undergone in the post-Soviet period." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33064909&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Powell, Bill.  Just How Scary Is Russia?  Fortune 158:80-83 September 15, 2008. 
"Russia's immense oil wealth and increasing economic hostility toward Europe and the U.S., combined with its invasion of Georgia in August, has brought back old fears from the cold war." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34229259&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Stent, Angela E.  Restoration and Revolution in Putin's Foreign Policy.  Europe-Asia Studies 60:1089-1106 August 2008.
One of several good articles in this issue.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33210373&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Trenin, Dmitri.  Pragmatic Power: Russia's Assertive Foreign Policy.  Jane’s Intelligence Review 20:32-35 January 2008.

Trenin, Dmitri.  Russia Reborn.  Foreign Affairs 88:64-78 November-December 2009.
Russia has a long way to go before it becomes a modern state capable of pursuing a foreign policy that serves its needs, not its nostalgia.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1887894861&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD


Foreign Relations

General | Africa | Central Asia | China | Europe | Former Soviet Union | Japan | Latin America | Middle East | United States

Russia-Georgia War, August 2008 


Foreign Relations, General


Internet Resources

Lo, Bobo.  Russia’s Crisis: What it Means for Regime Stability and Moscow’s Relations with the World.  London, Centre for European Reform, February 2009.  8 p. (Policy Brief)
Available online at: http://www.cer.org.uk/pdf/policybrief_russia_19feb09.pdf

Patokallio, Mikko.  The Sustainability of Russia's Resurgence.  Helsinki, Finland, Finnish Institute of International Affairs, September 1, 2008.  6 p. (Briefing paper no. 21)
Available online at: http://www.upi-fiia.fi/en/publication/50/
"Despite the favorable conditions, Russia’s resurgence has only achieved mixed results.  Buoyed by economic growth, Russia has become wealthy, assertive and confident; but the country has also alienated and provoked its neighbors and the West."--Summary. 
Article needs to be downloaded to review.



Books

Bugajski, Janusz.  Dismantling the West: Russia’s Atlantic Agenda.  Washington, Potomac Books, 2009.  257 p.
Book call no.: 327.4701821 B931d

Lucas, Edward.  The New Cold War: Putin’s Russia and the Threat to the West.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.  262 p.
Book call no.: 327.4701821 L933n 2009

Main, Steven J.  The Bison and the Bear: Belarusian-Russian Relations, 2003-2006.  Camberley, Surrey, England, Conflict Studies Research Centre, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, February 2006.  16 p.
Also available online at: http://www.defac.ac.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/cee/06%2806%29sjm.pdf
Book call no.: 327.478 M224b

Sherr, James.  Russia and the West: A Reassessment.  Shrivenham, England, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, 2008.  43 p.
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/monographs/Shrivenham%20Paper%206.pdf
Book call no.: 327.47 S5531r

Trenin, Dmitri.  Russia's Strategic Choices.  Washington, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, May 2007.  7 p.
Also available online at: http://www.carnegieendowment.org/files/pb50_trenin_final.pdf
Book call no.: 327.47 T794r

Trenin, Dmitri.  The End of Eurasia: Russia on the Border Between Geopolitics and Globalization.  Washington, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2002.  354 p. Book call no.: 327.47 T794e

Wishnick, Elizabeth.  Russia, China, and the United States in Central Asia: Prospects for Great Power Competition and Cooperation in the Shadow of the Georgian Crisis.  Carlisle, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, February 2009.  72 p.
Looks critically at the Sino-Russian partnership and points to differences on energy and economic integration in Central Asia, despite common interests in maintaining regime security and limiting U.S. influence in the region.  A section on the implications of the Georgian crisis shows how this war highlighted the divergence in Russian and Chinese interests, while accentuating the vulnerability of the Central Asian states to Russian influence.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA494509
Book call no.: 355.033058 W814r



Documents (Student Research)

Johnson, Brian.  Resurgent Russia and America’s Vital interests: Re-Thinking US Policy in Europe.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, 2009.  21 p.
"This research paper addresses the relevance of Russia’s resurgence as an economic, political and military actor on the world scene focusing on the implications for current US policy and objectives." - Abstract.
Also available online at: https://www.afresearch.org/
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 J667r

Vahabov, Tamerlan.  Domestic Politics in Russian Federation and Its Implication to Foreign Policy: Case Study: Bilateral Russia-Azerbaijan Relations 1991-2002.   Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, December 2008.  75 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 V127d



Periodicals

Antrim, Caitlyn L.  The Next Geographical Pivot.  Naval War College Review 63:15-38 Summer 2010.
The article discusses the increasing strategic importance of the Arctic region as the polar icecap recedes and Russia increases its presence in the Arctic Ocean, raising the possibility that the historically land-based Russian power could become a maritime state.  Also discussed are issues of Arctic technology, climate change, and international law. 
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=2046727471&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Browning, Christopher.  Reassessing Putin's Project: Reflections on IR (International Relations) Theory and the West.  Problems of Post-Communism 55:3-13 September-October 2008.
"Russia is obviously not as powerful as its Soviet predecessor, but it still has enough resources (symbolic, political, economic) to unsettle Western policies and ambitions.  Putin's articulation of a great power project for Russia premised on emphasizing its independence and links in all directions, rather than opting submissively for a Western orientation."--Conclusion.
Also available online at: http://www.metapress.com/content/lu4203462355286k/fulltext.pdf

Buszynski, Leszek.  Russia and North Korea: Dilemmas and Interests.  Asian Survey 49:809-830 September-October 2009.
"In this article the author considers a number of aspects of international relations between Russia and North Korea.  Of primary importance is an examination of Russia's two most important objectives in the pursuit of relations with North Korea: a ban of nuclear weapons for that country and the promotion of Russian influence in North Korea as a counterweight to the importance of the United States and Japan on the Korean peninsula." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=45323471&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Denisov, A.  The CIS in 2009: Achievements, Issues, Prospects.  International Affairs: A Russian Journal of World Politics, Diplomacy & International Relations 56, no. 2:11-22 2010.
The article presents a discussion of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in terms of world politics, diplomacy, and international relations.  The foreign relations of Russia and the other former Soviet republics are addressed.

Feklyunina, Valentina.  Battle for Perceptions: Projecting Russia in the West.  Europe-Asia Studies 60:605-629 June 2008.
"The article provides an analysis of Russia's image that the Kremlin has been projecting in Western countries in the years of Vladimir Putin's presidency." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32708453&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Howard, Roger.  Russia's New Front Line.  Survival 52:141-156 April-May 2010.
"As regional ice retreats, a new frontline is emerging with which Kremlin strategists must contend...The outside world needs to recognise these strategic implications of climate change and find ways of reassuring Russia." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=49140489&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Ivashentsov, G.  The Asian Vector of Russia's Energy Policy.  International Affairs: A Russian Journal of World Politics, Diplomacy & International Relations 56, no. 3:78-87 2010.
The article discusses the Russian Energy Strategy and how this policy will place Russia in the system of international relations.

Kotkin, Stephen.  The Unbalanced Triangle.  Foreign Affairs 88:130-138 September-October 2009.
"The article presents an essay about foreign relations between China and Russia and their effect on public policy in the United States." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=43788484&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Merklinghaus, Dennis P.  Arctic Sovereignty.  Military Technology 32, no. 9:13 2008.
A renewed focus on the Arctic has reappeared due to the effects of climate change in the region.  At the same time, there are continuing strategic issues relating to potential incursions into Arctic territory.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=34736988&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Rasizade, Alec.  Putin's Place in Russian History.  International Politics 45:531-553 September 2008.
"Reflects on the period of Putin's presidency in a broader context of general Russian history and maintains that Putin's Bonapartist mission has been historically predetermined.  By characterizing the contemporary stage in Russia's political evolution as the Russian Thermidor, the author explains, from this viewpoint, the revanchist policy of Russia towards the West, as well as in the post-Soviet area, and predicts an inevitable drive to 'regather' the severed historic Russian lands, including territorial claims to the 'newly independent states', as the ultimate resolution of the 'Russian Question'."--Article.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1523020411&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Wu, Yu-shan.  Russia and the CIS in 2009: Pillar of the System Shaken.  Asian Survey 50:76-88 January-February 2010.
In this article the author discusses events that took place in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) during 2009.  This is a recurring subject in the January-February issues.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1978319951&sid=2&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD


Foreign Relations, Africa


Internet Resources

Cush, I. K.  Africa No Priority for the U.S.  New York Amsterdam News May 7, 2009.  2 p.
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=41231952&site=ehost-live
"The article reports on U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's remarks to the House Foreign Affairs Committee regarding the U.S. foreign policy towards Africa." - Abstract.

Ford, Neil.  Gazprom to Signal End of Western Domination?  African Business no. 340:30-31 March 2008.
Available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1444306691&sid=12&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
"Representatives of Gazprom have met with Nigerian oil officials to discuss Russian investment in the Nigerian oil sector." - Abstract.

Jordan, Pamela A.  A Bridge Between the Global North and Africa?  Putin's Russia and G8 Development Commitments.  African Studies Quarterly 11:83-115 Summer 2010.
Available online at: http://www.africa.ufl.edu/asq/v11/v11i4a5.pdf
"This article investigates the extent to which President Vladimir Putin’s Africa policy was shaped by Russia’s membership in the Group of Eight (G8)." - Abstract.


Books

Anda, Michael O.  International Relations in Contemporary Africa.  Lanham, MD, University Press of America, 2000.  299 p.
Refer to pp 212-216 for Russia's brief historical overview.    
Book call no.: 327.6 A543i

Taylor, Ian.  The International Relations of Sub-Saharan Africa.  New York, Continuum, 2010.  176 p.
Review page 21. 
Book call no.: 327.67 T242i



Periodicals

Katz, Mark N.  The Russian-Libyan Rapprochement: What Has Moscow Gained?  Middle East Policy 15:122-128 Fall 2008.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34168716&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Sherr, James.  A Dangerous Game.  World Today 64:8-10 October 2008.
"Discusses the relationship between Russia and the west, including the European Union, examining the impact of Russia's use of force against Georgia in 2008.  Argues that Russia, if it feels strong enough, will play by its own rules in "regions of privileged interest," rather than abiding by international norms." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1569063281&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Watkins, Eric.  Now Russians Enter Somalia.  Oil & Gas Journal 106:38 October 6, 2008.
Comments on Somalia's welcoming of Russian help in fighting piracy off its coast.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1574952731&sid=16&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD


Foreign Relations, Central Asia


Internet Resources

Blank, Stephen.  Energy and Environment Issues in Central Asia’s Security Agenda.  China and Eurasia Forum Quarterly 8:65-107 Summer 2010.  43 p.
Available online at: http://www.chinaeurasia.org/images/stories/isdp-cefq/CEFQ201005/cefq8.2sb65-107.pdf
"This article lays out a theory of Central Asian security policies that integrates both domestic and external security of the local states in post-Soviet Central Asia with particular reference to energy and environmental issues (including issues of water use)." - Abstract.

Chow, Edward C. and Hendrix, Leigh E.  Central Asia’s Pipelines: Field of Dreams and Reality.  Seattle, WA, The National Bureau of Asian Research, 2010. 14 p. (NBR Special Report # 23)
Available online at: http://csis.org/files/publication/1009_EChow_LHendrix_CentralAsia.pdf

Cullison, Alan and Dreazen, Yochi J.  World News: Moscow Moves to Counter U.S. Power in Central Asia.  Wall Street Journal, p A6, February 5, 2009.
Available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1638553701&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
"Russia is reasserting its role in Central Asia with a Kremlin push to eject the U.S. from a vital air base and a Moscow-led pact to form an international military force to rival NATO--two moves that potentially complicate the new U.S. war strategy in Afghanistan."--Introduction.

Marat, Erica.  Russia Plans to Open Military Training Facility in Kyrgyzstan.  Eurasia Daily Monitor 7:1-2 September 16, 2010.
Available online at: http://www.jamestown.org/programs/edm/single/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=36855&tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=27&cHash=340e59e20d

McDermott, Roger.  Kant Air Base and Russia's Strategic Planning in Central Asia.  Eurasia Daily Monitor 6:1-2 March 3, 2009.
Available online at: http://www.jamestown.org/single/?no_cache=1&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=34651
Russia is actively promoting deeper defense and security ties with the Kyrgyz Republic.  Following the announced activation of the CSTO Rapid Reaction Forces, established in Moscow on February 3, and the Russian-inspired eviction of the U.S. military from Manas Air Base, Russia's military interests in the country are steadily increasing.

Pop, Irina Ionela.  Russia, EU, NATO, and the Strengthening of CSTO in Central Asia.  Caucasian Review of International Affairs 3:278-290 Summer 2009. 
Available online at: http://www.cria-online.org/Journal/8/Done_Russia,%20EU,%20NATO,%20and%20Strengthening%20of%20CSTO%20in%20Central%20Asia_Irina%20Ionela%20Pop.pdf
"This paper analyses the Russian political-military strategies toward the Central Asian states, focusing both on bilateral and multilateral security cooperation." - Abstract.

Shlapentokh, Dmitry.  The New Detente and Its Implications for U.S.-Russia Cooperation in Central Asia.  Central Asia-Caucasus Institute Analyst October 12, 2010. 
Available online at: http://www.cacianalyst.org/?q=node/5421



Books

Paramonov, Vladimir and Stolpovski, Oleg.  Russia and Central Asia: Bilateral Cooperation in the Defence Sector.  Shrivenham, England, Advanced Research and Assessment Group, Defense Academy of the United Kingdom, May 2008.  21 p.
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/ca/08%2815%29VPEnglish.pdf
Book call no.: 327.47058 P222rb

Paramonov, Vladimir and Stolpovski, Oleg.  Russia and Central Asia: Multilateral Security Cooperation.  Shrivenham, England, Advanced Research and Assessment Group,  Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, March 2008.  12 p.
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/ca/08(08)VP%20English.pdf
Book call no.: 327.47058 P222ra

Paramonov, Vladimir and Strokov, Aleksey.  The Evolution of Russia's Central Asia Policy.  Shrivenham, England, Advanced Research and Assessment Group,  Defense Academy of the United Kingdom, June 2008.  21 p.
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/ca/08%2821%29Vp%20English.pdf
Book call no.: 327.47058 P222e

Paramonov, Vladimir and Strokov, Aleksey.  Russian Oil and Gas Projects and Investments in Central Asia.  Shrivenham, England,  Advanced Research and Assessment,  Defense Academy of the United Kingdom, Group, May 2008.  17 p.
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/ca/08%2819%29VP%20English.pdf
Book call no.: 338.27280947 P222ra

Stulberg, Adam N.  Well-Oiled Diplomacy: Strategic Manipulation and Russia’s Energy Statecraft in Eurasia.  Albany, NY, State University of New York Press, 2007.  337 p.
Examines Russia’s mixed success at leveraging energy advantages in Eurasia from 1992 to 2002.
Book call no.: 333.790947 S934w



Documents (Student Research)

Bremer, Maximilian.  Bear Market Coercion: Russian Use of Energy as a Coercive Tool in Central Asia and Eastern Europe.  Maxwell AFB, AL, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, June 2009.  87 p.
"Fear drives Russia to build a buffer zone of Near Abroad countries; honor dictates Russia’s concern for international prestige and the rights of ethnic Russians abroad; and economic interest requires Russia defend her dominance in European energy markets.  Understanding Russia’s coercive methods and the strategic interests it seeks to secure illuminates recent Russian actions and helps predict future coercive efforts." - Abstract.
Also available online at: https://www.afresearch.org/
Doc. call no.: M-U 43998-1 B836b

Smith, Eric.  The Bear in Sheep's Clothing.  Maxwell Air Force Base, AL, Air War College, February 2007.  30 p.
"It is clear from a study of Russia’s history and an examination of recent events that Russia is trying to emerge as a dominant entity among the world’s powerful nations.  Within the region of Central Asia, Russia is maneuvering through political, military, and economic means to assert its influence in an effort to control the area’s oil and gas industry and create a protective buffer against extremist activity on the Russian periphery."--Introduction.
Also available online at: https://www.afresearch.org/
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 S6462b



Periodicals

Frickenstein, Scott G.  The Resurgence of Russian Interests in Central Asia.  Air & Space Power Journal 24:67-74 Spring 2010.
In this article the author examines the security, economic and political aspects of the Russian policies towards Central Asia.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=2056861481&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Kandiyoti, Rafael.  What Price Access to the Open Seas?  The Geopolitics of Oil and Gas Transmission from the Trans-Caspian Republics.  Central Asian Survey 27:75-93 March 2008.
Examines oil and gas transmission issues in Central Asia against a backdrop of emerging new relationships between the Russian Federation and three post-Soviet republics (Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan), and the resurgent strategic competition between Russia and the United States.
Also available online at: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/section?content=a795360523&fulltext=713240928

Kazantsev, Andrei.  Russian Policy in Central Asia and the Caspian Sea Region.  Europe-Asia Studies 60:1073-1088 August 2008.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33210374&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Kramer, Mark.  Russian Policy Toward the Commonwealth of Independent States: Recent Trends and Future Prospects.  Problems of Post-Communism 55:3-19 November-December 2008.
The article discusses Russia's foreign policy for the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), a group of former Soviet bloc countries.
Also available online at: http://www.metapress.com/content/a433k7455p6jw074/fulltext.pdf

Nygren, Bertil.  Putin's Use of Natural Gas to Reintegrate the CIS Region.  Problems of Post-Communism 55:3-15 July-August 2008.
In recent years it has become apparent that Russia is using energy resources and energy transit procedures as a tool of foreign policy toward some members of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33376206&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv


Foreign Relations, China


Internet Resources

Blagov, Sergei.  Russia, China Establish Stronger Economic Ties.  Eurasia Daily Monitor 5:1-2 October 30, 2008.
Available online at: http://www.jamestown.org/single/?no_cache=1&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=34064

Pirchner, Herman, Jr.  The Uncertain Future: Sino-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century.  Demokratizatsiya 16:309-322 Fall 2008.
Available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1611601491&sid=2&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Portyakov, Vladimir.  Russia-China Relations.  Russian Analytical Digest No. 73:1-18 February 23, 2010.
Available online at: http://kms2.isn.ethz.ch/serviceengine/Files/RESSpecNet/113103/ipublicationdocument_singledocument/723a71fa-c86f-4681-9e0c-2c953cc3a51a/en/Russian_Analytical_Digest_73.pdf
"Description: This issue of the Russian Analytical Digest examines Russia-China relations.  Firstly, Vladimir Portyakov analyzes current trends and future prospects in relations between the two countries.  Secondly, Zhao Huasheng discusses some of the major developments in 2009 which confirm the widening of Sino-Russian relations.  Finally, Shoichi Itoh looks at the Russian-Chinese 'strategic partnership' in the field of energy.  It is argued that the Sino-Russian energy partnership remains unsubstantial due to mutual distrust over geopolitical ambitions." - Abstract.

Winning, David and others.  China, Russia Strike $25 Billion Oil Pact---In Third Deal in a Week, Beijing Moves to Lock Up Natural Resources at Bargain Prices to Fuel Its Growth.  Wall Street Journal, p A8, February 18, 2009.
Available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1646973551&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD



Books

The Future of China-Russia Relations, edited by James Bellacqua.  Lexington, KY, University Press of Kentucky, 2010.  360 p.
Book call no.: 303.48251047 F996

Lo, Bobo.  Axis of Convenience: Moscow, Beijing, and the New Geopolitics.  Washington, Brookings Institution Press, 2008.  277 p.
This book evaluates the current state and future prospects of the Sino-Russian relationship against the back-drop of a disordered global environment.
Book call no.: 327.47051 L795a

Radchenko, Sergey.  Two Suns in the Heavens: The Sino-Soviet Struggle for Supremacy, 1962-1967.  Washington, Woodrow Wilson Center, 2009.  315 p.
Provides an in-depth, incisive assessment of the turbulent relationship between Beijing and Moscow against a broad international backdrop from 1962 to 1967.
Book call no.: 327.4705109045 R125t

Weitz, Richard.  China-Russia Security Relations: Strategic Parallelism Without Partnership or Passion?  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, August 2008.  163 p.
Also available online at: http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pdffiles/PUB868.pdf
Book call no.: 327.47051 W436c

Wishnick, Elizabeth.  Russia, China, and the United States in Central Asia: Prospects for Great Power Competition and Cooperation in the Shadow of the Georgian Crisis.  Carlisle, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, February 2009.  72 p.
Looks critically at the Sino-Russian partnership and points to differences on energy and economic integration in Central Asia, despite common interests in maintaining regime security and limiting U.S. influence in the region.  A section on the implications of the Georgian crisis shows how this war highlighted the divergence in Russian and Chinese interests, while accentuating the vulnerability of the Central Asian states to Russian influence.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA494509
Book call no.: 355.033058 W814r



Periodicals

Kotkin, Stephen.  The Unbalanced Triangle.  Foreign Affairs 88:130-138 September-October 2009.
"The article presents an essay about foreign relations between China and Russia and their effect on public policy in the United States." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=43788484&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Lukin, A.  Russian-Chinese Relations: Keeping up the Pace.  International Affairs: A Russian Journal of World Politics, Diplomacy & International Relations 56, no. 1:12-28 2010.
Areas of common interest between the two countries are discussed, including a desire for multi-polar international relations, noninterference from outside powers regarding domestic separatist movements, and economic development.

Menon, Rajan.  The Limits of Chinese-Russian Partnership.  Survival 51:99-130 June-July 2009.
"Stability and peace between Russia and China are in America's interest; they make the world in general and East Asia in particular safer places."--Conclusion.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=39982425&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Migunov, A. A.  Reorganization of Chinese Armed Forces and Further Development of Russo-Chinese Relations.  Military Thought 17, no. 4:133-141 2008.

Wilkins, Thomas S.  Russo-Chinese Strategic Partnership: A New Form of Security Cooperation.  Contemporary Security Policy 29:358-383 August 2008.
Also available online at: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/section?content=a902378538&fulltext=713240928

Yujun, Feng.  Prospects for Sino-Russian Relations and China's National Interests in the Next Decade.  Contemporary International Relations 18:25-50 July-August 2008.


Foreign Relations, Europe


Internet Resources

Gromyko, Alexei.  Civilizational Guidelines in the Relationship of Russia, the European Union, and the United States.  Russian Politics and Law 46:7-18 November-December 2008.
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=36291930&site=ehost-live
"Discusses the relationship between the Russian Federation and both the European Union (EU) and the U.S.  Examines the differences between western civilization and Russian civilization, and the connotations these differences bring." - Abstract.

Hadfield, Amelia.  EU-Russia Energy Relations: Aggregation and Aggravation.  Journal of Contemporary European Studies 16:231-248 August 2008.
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34129850&site=ehost-live
"This article examines the rise and fall of the EU-Russia Energy Dialogue." - Abstract.

House of Lords, European Union Committee.  After Georgia: The EU and Russia: Follow-Up Report.  London, The Stationery Office Limited, February 12, 2009.  27 p. (3rd Report of Session 2008-09).
Available online at: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200809/ldselect/ldeucom/26/26.pdf
Considers the implications of the Georgia conflict for EU-Russia relations, and examines other recent developments, such as the Russia-Ukraine gas dispute, the downturn in the Russian economy and wider questions of European security.

Internet Resource (Student Research)

Roettger, Glenn D.  Over a Barrel: Where Russian Energy Policy Leaves Europe with Regards to Its Energy Security.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, December 2007.  85 p.
Available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA475887
"Energy security is and will continue to be, a primary factor in relationships between Europe, Russia and the rest of the world." - Abstract.



Books

Allison, Roy and others.  Putin’s Russia and the Enlarged Europe.  Malden, MA, Blackwell, 2006.  229 p.
Book call no.: 327.4704 A439p

Eyal, Jonathan.  Who Lost Russia?  An Enquiry into the Failure of the Russian-Western Partnership.  Abingdon, United Kingdom, Routledge Journals, 2009.  112 p.
"An enlarged NATO, forced to consider how to defend its new members from possible Russian aggression, is set for an ʽunavoidable clash’ of interests with Russia transfixed by Cold War logic that still harbours ’imperial ambitions’."--RUSI.
Book call no.: 355.033047 E97w

Giles, Keir and Eskola, Susanna.  Waking the Neighbour: Finland, NATO and Russia.  Shrivenham, England, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, 2009.  48 p.
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/special/09%2814%29%20KGSE%20Web.pdf
Book call no.: 355.031091821 G472w

Gorman, Eduardo B.  NATO and the Issue of Russia.  New York, Nova Science Publishers, 2010.  191 p.
Includes 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) containing digital copy of book.
Book call no.: 355.031091821 N27934

Ioffe, G. V.  Global Studies.  Russia and the Near Abroad.  New York, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2011.  307 p.
This monograph provides concise background information and current world press articles on the Russia, and the Eurasian Republics and Central/Eastern Europe countries.
Book call no.: 947 G562 12th ed. (2011)

Partnerships for Effective Multilateralism: EU Relations with Brazil, China, India and Russia, edited by Giovanni Grevi and Álvaro de Vasconcelos.  Paris, Institute for Security Studies, European Union, May 2008.  176 p.
Also available online at: http://www.iss.europa.eu/uploads/media/cp109_01.pdf
Book call no.: 337.4 P273

Pifer, Steven.  Averting Crisis in Ukraine.  New York, Council on Foreign Relations, Center for Preventive Action,  January 2009.  62 p.
Book call no.: 327.477 P627a

Russia and Europe in the Twenty-First Century: An Uneasy Partnership, edited by Jackie Gower and Graham Timmins.  New York, Anthem Press, 2007.  305 p.
Book call no.: 337.4704 R969

Sleivyte, Janina.  Russia's European Agenda and the Baltic States.  Shrivenham, England, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, 2008.  50 p.
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/monographs/Shrivenham%20Paper%207.pdf
Book call no.: 327.470479 S632r

Trenin, Dmitri.  Toward a New Euro-Atlantic "Hard" Security Agenda: Prospects for Trilateral U.S.-EU-Russia Cooperation.  Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies and Institute Francais des Relations Internationales, July 2008.  17 p.
Also available online at: http://www.csis.org/media/csis/pubs/080731_trenin_towardneweuroatlantic.pdf
Book call no.: 355.031091821 T794t


Documents (Student Research)

Hordiichuk, Ihor.  Challenges in Relations Between Russia and Ukraine Over the Next 10 Years.  Carlisle  Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 2009.  22 p.
"This project is intended to analyze research and study the most pressing problem in the area of relations between Russia and Ukraine in order to find Ukraine’s best strategy for coping with Russia’s foreign policy." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA501249
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 H8111c

Jensrud, Ingvild B.  Norway’s Security Challenges in the New World: A Continued Balancing Act Between Russia and the West.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, April 2008.  26 p.
"The current challenges in the relationship between Norway and Russia do not fall into the traditional security concept, but are important factors in the complex security image in the new world." - Abstract.
Also available online at: https://www.afresearch.org/
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 J551n

Wade, Paul E.  Stop the Insanity: Halt NATO Enlargement to Salvage Relations with Russia.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, February 12, 2009.  47 p.
"This paper argues that a temporary halt to NATO enlargement provides the best opportunity to develop a meaningful partnership with Russia without compromising on its fundamental beliefs and strengths."--Introduction.
Also available online at: https://www.afresearch.org/
Doc. call no.: M-U 43117 W1191s



Periodicals

Betts, Richard K.  The Three Faces of NATO.  National Interest No. 100:31-38 March-April 2009.
"Without a unifying Soviet threat, NATO is facing an identity crisis.  Torn between being a club for democracies and a means for fighting offensive wars, NATO has expanded right up to Russia's front door, becoming ever more threatening to the resurgent power."--Summary.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1662129671&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Blank, Stephen.  What Comes after the Russo-Georgian War?  What's At Stake in the CIS.  American Foreign Policy Interests 30:379-391 November-December 2008.
Evaluates Russia's recent war against Georgia, its unyielding force on Ukraine to relinquish more and more of its sovereignty, and Russia's ambition to control CIS and prevent the enlargement of NATO.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35731169&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Erlanger, Steven.  NATO Chief Defends Engaging with Russia.  New York Times, p A8, December 4, 2008. 
"NATO's secretary general, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, strongly defended the alliance's decision to begin "a conditional and graduated re-engagement" with Moscow, saying that "Russia is such an important factor in geopolitical terms that there is no alternative for NATO than to engage Russia"." - Article.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1606384211&sid=2&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Haukkala, Hiski.  Russian Reactions to the European Neighborhood Policy.  Problems of Post-Communism 55:40-48 September-October 2008.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34485861&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Krastev, Ivan.  Russia and the European Order: Sovereign Democracy Explained.  American Interest 4:16-24 November-December 2008.
"The real source of the confrontation between Russia and the European Union is not primarily competing interests or economic policy imbalances; it is their fundamental political incompatibility." - Abstract.

Kuchins, Andrew C.  Europe and Russia: Up From the Abyss?  Current History 108:138-139 March 2009.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1656069601&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Kulhanek, Jakub.  The Fundamentals of Russia's EU Policy.  Problems of Post-Communism 57:51-63 September-October 2010.
"It is in Russia's interest both to diminish the organization's effectiveness and to limit the influence of outside powers in Europe, most notably the United States."--Introduction.
Also available online at: http://www.metapress.com/content/265840418w368854/?p=96fc3e8a785e42a3bf3ae2ef5a01faf3&pi=3

Lukyanov, Fyodor.  Russia-EU: The Partnership that Went Astray.  Europe-Asia Studies 60:1107-1119 August 2008. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33210372&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Marsh, Steve.  EU–Russia Security Relations and the Survey of Russian Federation Foreign Policy: One Year On.   European Security 17, no. 2-3:185-208 2008.
"The article examines the Survey of Russian Federation Foreign Policy and, one year on from its approval, drawing upon subsequent developments as preliminary corollary or its bearing on policy." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a907490310~frm=titlelink

MccGwire, Michael.  NATO Expansion: "A Policy Error of Historic Importance".  International Affairs 84:1281-1301 November 2008.
"Argues that European security depends on the effective collaboration of the five major powers, and will be undermined by the extension of NATO." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=34828454&site=ehost-live

Trenin, Dmitri.  NATO and Russia: Partnership or Peril?  Current History 108:299-303 October 2009. 
"This article discusses the issue of whether or not Russia should be allowed to become a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) or whether it should form a security community consisting of both NATO members and nonmembers." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=44876162&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Tudoroiu, Theodor.  From Spheres of Influence to Energy Wars: Russian Influence in Post-Communist Romania.   Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics 24:386-414 September 2008.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33826379&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv


Foreign Relations, Former Soviet Union


Internet Resources

Ruus, Kertu.  Cyber War I: Estonia Attacked from Russia.  European Affairs Winter-Spring 2008.
Available online at: http://www.ciaonet.org/journals/ea/v9i1/03.html

Weir, Fred.  Post-Soviet 'Frozen Conflicts' Heat Up.  Christian Science Monitor, p 6, June 25, 2008. 
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32784907&site=ehost-live
"Tensions are again spiking on the Black Sea coastal plain, where heavily armed Russian troops aided by United Nations observers have held apart the warring armies of Georgia and insurgent Abkhazia for 15 years.  If the fragile 1991 settlement that enabled the former Soviet Union to break relatively peacefully into 15 countries starts to unravel, the flash point may well be right here."--Article.


Books

The Cambridge History of the Cold War, edited by Melvyn P. Leffler and Odd Arne Westad.  New York, Cambridge University Press, 2010.  3 vols.
Book call no.: 909.825 C178

Jović, Dejan.  Yugoslavia: A State that Withered Away.  West Lafayette, IN, Purdue University Press, 2009.  419 p.
Book call no.: 949.7024 J864y

Samokhvalov, Vsevolod.  Relations in the Russia-Ukraine-EU Triangle: 'Zero-Sum Game' or Not?  Paris, European Union Institute for Security Studies, 2007.  39 p. (Occasional paper no. 68)
Also available online at: http://www.iss.europa.eu/uploads/media/occ68.pdf
Book call no.: 303.482477047 S191r



Document (Student Research)

Imblum, Mark A.  Russia's Energy Policies and Ukraine's NATO Candidacy.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, June 2008.  75 p. (Master's Thesis) 
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA483735
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 I32r



Periodicals

Balmaceda, Margarita M.  Corruption, Intermediary Companies, and Energy Security: Lithuania's Lessons for Central and Eastern Europe.  Problems of Post-Communism 55:16-28 July-August 2008.
Argues that the Russian leadership, through its energy investments there, seeks to use Lithuania as a bridgehead into the EU, or even as a means to foster divisions within the EU and also in the post-Soviet Baltic states.  Paradoxically, Lithuania's accession to the EU affords important protections against Russian interference but has also made it more attractive to Russian players.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33376207&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Blank, Stephen.  What Comes after the Russo-Georgian War? What's At Stake in the CIS.  American Foreign Policy Interests 30:379-391 November-December 2008.
"Analyzes the motivations behind Russia's recent war against Georgia, its pressure on Ukraine to cede more and more aspects of sovereignty, and its ambitions to return the world to the bipolar order that existed during the Cold War Era." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35731169&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Bruce, Chloe.  A Chill Wind: Russia and Ukraine Agree on New Gas Deal.  Jane's Intelligence Review 21:56-57 March 2009. 
"Gas pipelines to Europe were shut down during a January dispute between Ukraine and Russia.  Now that the two countries have come to an agreement and the gas flow is on again, the author examines the dispute's ramifications for future supplies to Europe." - Article.

Johnson, Reuben.  Ukrainian Firms Turn to China after Russia Snub.  Jane's Defence Weekly 45:22 November 26, 2008.
Frozen out by Moscow as key suppliers of components, Ukraine's defense companies have had to build new business relationships -- not least with Beijing.

Kramer, Mark.  Russian Policy Toward the Commonwealth of Independent States: Recent Trends and Future Prospects.  Problems of Post-Communism 55:3-19 November-December 2008.
The article discusses Russia's foreign policy for the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), a group of former Soviet bloc countries.
Also available online at: http://www.metapress.com/content/a433k7455p6jw074/fulltext.pdf

Kuzio, Taras.  Self-Defense Lessons: Ukrainian Insecurity Post-Georgia.  Jane's Intelligence Review 21:28-34 February 2009. 
"Author assesses Ukraine's position following the 2008 conflict in Georgia and explains why Russian interference in Crimea is likely to increase." - Abstract.

Nygren, Bertil.  Putin's Use of Natural Gas to Reintegrate the CIS Region.  Problems of Post-Communism 55:3-15 July-August 2008. 
In recent years it has become apparent that Russia is using energy resources and energy transit procedures as a tool of foreign policy toward some members of the Commonwealth of Independent States. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33376206&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Stern, David L.  Russian Actions Reignite Tensions over Strategic Port in Ukraine.  New York Times, p A6, August 25, 2008.
"Russia's willingness to send troops into Georgia, another former Soviet republic, to settle their territorial dispute this month has made Ukraine jittery." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1538529481&sid=5&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD


Foreign Relations, Former Soviet Union: Russia-Georgia War, August 2008



Internet Resources

Chicky, Jon E.  The Russian-Georgian War: Political and Military Implications for U.S. Policy.  Washington, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute, Silk Road Studies Program, February 2009.  17 p. (Policy paper)
Available online at: http://www.silkroadstudies.org/new/docs/Silkroadpapers/0902Chicky.pdf

Gottemoeller, Rose.  Russian-American Security Relations after Georgia.  Washington, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, October 2008.  8 p. (Policy Brief no. 67)
Available online at: http://www.carnegieendowment.org/files/russia_us_security_relations_after_georgia.pdf

House of Lords, European Union Committee.  After Georgia: The EU and Russia: Follow-Up Report.  London, The Stationery Office Limited, February 12, 2009.  27 p. (3rd Report of Session 2008-09)
Available online at: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200809/ldselect/ldeucom/26/26.pdf
"Considers the implications of the Georgia conflict for EU-Russia relations, and examines other recent developments, such as the Russia-Ukraine gas dispute, the downturn in the Russian economy and wider questions of European security." - Summary.

McFaul, Michael A.  U.S.-Russia Relations and the Georgia Crisis. 
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=32Y3717758582&site=ehost-live
Testimony by a Stanford University professor to the House Foreign Affairs Committee, September 9, 2008, outlining ideas for building a new American strategy for dealing with Russia.

Six Perspectives on the Georgia Conflict.  London, Chatham House, September 30, 2008. 
Available online at: http://www.chathamhouse.org.uk/news/view/-/id/468/
Six new briefing notes from the Russia and Eurasia Program at Chatham House offer analysis and insight on the conflict in Georgia.

Socor, Vladimir.  Russia's War on Georgia is Aimed Against the West.  Eurasia Daily Monitor 5:1-2 August 13, 2008.
Available online at: http://www.jamestown.org/programs/edm/single/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=33884&tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=166&no_cache=1



Books

Asmus, Ronald D.  A Little War that Shook the World: Georgia, Russia, and the Future of the West.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.  254 p.
Book call no.: 947.58086 A836L

The Guns of August 2008: Russia’s War in Georgia, edited by Svante E. Cornell and S. Frederick Starr.  Armonk, NY, M.E. Sharpe, 2009.  279 p.
Book call no.: 947.580862 G976

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Subcommittee on European Affairs.  One Year After the August War: Hearing before the Subcommittee on European Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, First Session, August 4, 2009.  Washington, U.S. G.P.O., 2010.  36 p.
Book Call no.: 947.580862 U58g



Document

Nichol, James P.  Russia-Georgia Conflict in August 2008: Context and Implications for U.S. Interests.    Washington, Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, March 3, 2009.  36 p.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA496306
Doc. call no.: M-U 42953-1 no.RL34618



Periodicals

Abdullaev, Nabi.  Russian Assault Forces West to Reassess.  Defense News 23:1+ August 18, 2008. 
Also available online at: NewsBank

Advancing, Blindly.  Economist 388:67-68 September 20, 2008.
"Examines Russia's armed forces.  The country has increased its military spending since 2004 to modernize a force that had fallen into disrepair since the end of the Cold War.  Its performance during the August, 2008 war with Georgia was spotty, with victory achieved due to overwhelming superiority of numbers." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34437037&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Baiting the Bear: Georgia Plays Russian Roulette.  Jane's Intelligence Review 20:8-15 September 2008. 
"In the wake of Russia and Georgia's six-day war over South Ossetia, article assesses how tension will continue to destabilize the South Caucasus." - Article.

Barry, Ellen.  Stung by Criticism over Georgia, Putin Asks West for a Little Understanding.  New York Times, p A6,  September 12, 2008.
"...since the first hours of this crisis, Russian leaders have been asking the same question with mounting frustration: 'Why is everyone blaming us for this'?"--Article.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1553286971&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Bennett, John T.  U.S. DIA (Defense Intelligence Agency) Official Defends Russia-Georgia Reporting.  C4ISR Journal 7:14 October 1, 2008.
"The Defense Intelligence Agency's top analyst says the agency provided Bush administration officials with ample warning that the simmering tensions between Georgia and Russia could erupt in fighting."--Article.
Also available online at: NewsBank

Blank, Stephen.  What Comes after the Russo-Georgian War?  What's At Stake in the CIS.  American Foreign Policy Interests 30:379-391 November-December 2008.
"Analyzes the motivations behind Russia's recent war against Georgia, its pressure on Ukraine to cede more and more aspects of sovereignty, and its ambitions to return the world to the bipolar order that existed during the Cold War Era." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35731169&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

A Caucasian Journey.  Economist 388:42-44 August 23, 2008.
"Examines Georgia in the aftermath of its war with Russia in August, 2008 over the status of two separatist provinces of Georgia.  A curious lack of animosity between ordinary Georgians and Russian soldiers is observed...The war is seen as part of the centuries-long history of border conflicts in the Caucasus between Russia and the native peoples there." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34003721&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Cooley, Alexander.  How the West Failed Georgia.  Current History 107:342-344 October 2008. 
"Western indifference to Georgia's frozen conflicts, divergent transatlantic interests in relation to the regime of Mikheil Saakashvili, and ill-crafted policies regarding Kosovo's independence and NATO expansion all contributed to the tragic events of August.  Saakashvili and his insider circle of reformers expressed unequivocal support for the US-led global war on terror and the war in Iraq and publicly proclaimed that they and Americans shared the same 'democratic values.' " - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1572178911&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Evans, Gareth.  Russia in Georgia: Not a Case of the "Responsibility to Protect".  New Perspectives Quarterly  25:53-55 Fall 2008. 
Also available online at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1540-5842.2008.01025.x/pdf

Eyal, Jonathan.  Europe and Russia: A Return to the Past.  RUSI Journal 153:40-47 October 2008.
"The article examines the relationship between Europe and Russia.  It presents the arguments raised by European politicians over the cause of the Georgian conflict and looks at who is the person responsible for the Russo-Georgian war." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=35484205&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Fulghum, David A. and others.  Flawed Fight.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 169:23 September 1, 2008. 
"Analyzes military blunders committed by Russian armed forces in their war against Georgia.  Senior Russian military officials, both active and recently retired, are loudly criticizing early setbacks in Georgia, which included problems in air defense suppression, intelligence analysis and warnings, air attack planning and speed of response.  They also point to the deployment of older T-62 and T-72 tanks and outdated armored personnel carriers for the initial push into East Ossetia that were about an equal match for the Georgian armor." - Abstract from EbscoHost. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=34475370&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

George, Julie A. and Stefes, Christoph H.  The Fate of Georgian Democracy.  Current History 107:344-347 October 2008.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1572178901&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Savodnik, Peter.  Georgian Roulette.  Harper's Magazine 318:36-42 January 2009. 
Essay on the attacks by Georgia on South Ossetia, from the perspective of Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, with whom the author spoke. 
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1624139471&sid=2&Fmt=2&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Schwirtz, Michael.  On Exhibit: Georgian War and a New Russian Pride.  New York Times, p A14, September 30, 2008. 
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1563759781&sid=3&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Siegel, Matt.  Georgia: The Aftermath.  New Statesman 137:14-15 August 25, 2008. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33971725&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Toal, Gerard.  Russia's Kosovo: A Critical Geopolitics of the August 2008 War over South Ossetia.  Eurasian Geography and Economics 49:670-705 November-December 2008.

Yujun, Feng.  Russia-Georgia Conflict and Beyond.  Contemporary International Relations (China) 18:18-28  September-October 2008.


Foreign Relations, Japan


Internet Resources

Ferguson, Joseph.  Territorial Dispute Takes Second Place to Russian-Japanese Economic Cooperation.  Eurasia Daily Monitor 6:1-3 February 24, 2009.
Available online at: http://www.jamestown.org/single/?no_cache=1&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=34545

Hayashi, Yuka and White, Gregory L.  Japan Confronts Russia in Island Dispute.  Wall Street Journal (Online)  September 29, 2010. 
Available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=2149592241&sid=3&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
Japan claims the islands belong to Japan and are being unlawfully occupied by the Soviet Union after World War II.



Books

Kimura, Hiroshi.  The Kurillian Knot: A History of Japanese-Russian Border Negotiations.  Stanford, CA,  Stanford University Press, 2008.  260 p.
Book call no.: 327.52047 K49k

Middlebrooks, William C., Jr.  Beyond Pacifism: Why Japan Must Become a "Normal" Nation.  Westport, CT, Praeger Security International, 2008.  155 p.
Review pp 76-78 and 84.  Also, on-line via Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at http://www.mofa.go.jp/region/asia-paci/senkaku/senkaku.html provides "The Basic View on the Sovereignty over the Senkaku Islands," is provided, including a good Q&A on the Senkaku Islands and other related information.
Book call no.: 355.033552 M627b



Periodical

Kunadze, Georgy.  What's At Stake.  Current Digest of the Post-Soviet Press 60:17 March 4, 2008.
Reflects on the relationship between Japan and Russia, and notes that the two countries have had a history of wanting cooperation which never quite occurs.


Foreign Relations, Latin America



Internet Resources

Llana, Sara Miller and Weir, Fred.  Russia's New Presence in Latin America.  Christian Science Monitor, p 1, November 24, 2008.
Available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1601068081&sid=4&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Socor, Vladimir.  Moscow Coordinates Oil and Gas Asset Transfers with BP and Chavez.  Eurasia Daily Monitor 7:1-2 October 19, 2010.
Available online at: http://www.jamestown.org/single/?no_cache=1&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=37045&tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=13&cHash=2c7a175f35



Books

Bain, Mervyn.  Russian-Cuban Relations since 1992: Continuing Camaraderie in a Post-Soviet World.  Lanham, MD, Littlefield Books, 2008.  169 p.
Book call no.: 327.4707291 B162r

Smith, Mark A.  Russia and Latin America: Competition in Washington’s "Near Abroad"?  Shrivenham, England, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Research and Assessment Branch, August 2009.  18 p. 
"The visit of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to Peru, Brazil, Venezuela and Cuba in November 2008 is indicative of Moscow’s heightened interest in Latin America.  When in Cuba, Medvedev declared that Russian interest in Latin America was long-term in nature." - p 1.
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/russian/09%2804%29MAS%20mod%20style.pdf
Book call no.: 327.4708 S655r



Document (Student Research)

Rightsell, Nathaniel David.  Strategic Objectives: Contextual Understanding of the Expanded Russian-Venezuelan Relationship.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2009.  127 p. 
"As Russia and Venezuela use the oil relationship to reject U.S. influence, achieve strategic goals, and interact internationally with other countries, however, U.S. policy decisions and international relations would be better served to acquire a deeper understanding of, and appreciation for, the relationship and its future." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA501458
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 R5711s



Periodicals

Barry, Ellen.  Russia Strikes Oil Deal with Chavez and Plans Modernization of Military.  New York Times, p A7, September 27, 2008. 
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1562432721&sid=3&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Chuang, Yang.  Two Can Play That Game.  Beijing Review 51:14 December 11, 2008. 
Discusses Russia's military and energy cooperation with Venezuela. 
Also available online at: http://www.bjreview.com/print/txt/2008-12/06/content_168996.htm

Harrington, Caitlin.  USAF "Unconcerned" by Venezuela-Russia Deals.  Jane's Defence Weekly 45:7 October 15,  2008.

Romero, Simon and others.  Allies and Prospects in Latin America Frustrate Russia's Efforts to Build Ties.  New York TImes, p A5, November 22, 2008. 
"Plunging oil prices and the global financial crisis, which have hammered Russia particularly hard, have raised questions about Russia's reliability as an economic partner, while Barack Obama's victory has raised hopes throughout Latin America of a new era of improved relations with the United States." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1599716731&sid=4&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Schwirtz, Michael.  Russia, Cuba Take Steps to Revive a Bond.  New York Times, p A12, January 31, 2009. 
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1636044171&sid=2&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Shkolyar, N.  Made in Mexico: Oil, Tequila, etc.  International Affairs: Moscow 56, no. 3:120-129 2010. 
"Recent years have seen growing intensity of political contacts between Russia and countries in Latin America, including Mexico, as well as growing trade and economic cooperation.  There have been several events over a relatively brief period of time which promote bilateral economic relations." - Article.


Foreign Relations, Middle East


Books

Kreutz, Andrej.  Russia in the Middle East: Friend or Foe?  Westport, CT, Praeger Security International, 2007.  222  p.
"Andrej Kreutz examines the goals and strategies of Russia and the former Soviet Union toward most of the Arab states in the Middle East." - Book jacket. 
Book call no.: 327.47056 K92r

Parker, John W.  Persian Dreams: Moscow and Tehran Since the Fall of the Shah.  Washington, Potomac Books, 2009.  423 p.
"Drawing on primary and secondary sources as well as firsthand interviews with Gorbachev associate Aleksander Yakovlev, Yeltsin-era foreign minister Andrey Kozyrev, and over twenty other Russian veterans of dealing with Iran, John Parker delineates Moscow’s motives and approaches to dealing with the resurgent Tehran." - Book jacket. 
Book call no.: 327.47055 P466p

Primakov, E. M.  Russia and the Arabs: Behind the Scenes in the Middle East from the Cold War to the Present.  New York, Basic Books, 2009.  418 p.
Translated from the Russian by Paul Gould. 
Book call no.: 327.47056 P952r



Periodicals

Blanche, Ed.  The Russians are Coming.  Middle East No. 395:7-10 December 2008. 
"Russia is making a determined effort to restore the influence Moscow enjoyed in the Middle East before the collapse of the Soviet Union nearly two decades ago."--Article. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35720913&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Nemets, Alexandr V. and Kurz, Robert W.  The Iranian Space Program and Russian Assistance.  Journal of Slavic Military Studies 22:87-96 January-March 2009. 
Also available online at: http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=1351%2d8046&volume=22&issue=1&spage=87

Nizameddin, Talal.  Squaring the Middle East Triangle in Lebanon: Russia and the Iran-Syria-Hezbollah Nexus.  The Slavonic and East European Review 86:475-500 July 2008. 
Nizameddin examines Russia's new style in its Middle East policy.


Foreign Relations, United States


Internet Resources

Charap, Samuel and Kuchins, Andrew C.  Economic Whiplash in Russia: An Opportunity to Bolster U.S.-Russia Commercial Ties?  Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies, February 2009.  15 p.
Available online at: http://www.csis.org/media/csis/pubs/090218_charap_econwhiplashrussia_web.pdf

Cullison, Alan and Dreazen, Yochi J.  World News: Moscow Moves to Counter U.S. Power in Central Asia.  Wall Street Journal, p A6, February 5, 2009. 
Available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1638553701&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
"Russia is reasserting its role in Central Asia with a Kremlin push to eject the U.S. from a vital air base and a Moscow-led pact to form an international military force to rival NATO--two moves that potentially complicate the new U.S. war strategy in Afghanistan."--Introduction. 

Gromyko, Alexei.  Civilizational Guidelines in the Relationship of Russia, the European Union, and the United States.   Russian Politics and Law 46:7-18 November-December 2008. 
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=36291930&site=ehost-live
"Discusses the relationship between the Russian Federation and both the European Union (EU) and the U.S.  Examines the differences between western civilization and Russian civilization, and the connotations these differences bring." - Abstract.

Petro, Nicolai N.  The Putin Generation: How Will Its Rise Affect US-Russian Relations?  Harvard International Review 30:22-26 Summer 2008. 
Available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1580344821&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
"Young people in Russia have become markedly more politically active during Vladimir Putin's second term in office, a striking change for a country where young people (ages 18-35) have traditionally been among the most politically apathetic segment of the population...This generation's values will pose a fundamentally new and different challenge to the West--how to deal with an increasingly prosperous and self-confident Russia." - Abstract.

U.S. Department of State.  Joint Report: 2009-2010 Results of the U.S.-Russia Presidential Commission.  June 24, 2010.  51 p.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/143808.pdf



Books

Blank, Stephen J.  Russia and Arms Control: Are there Opportunities for the Obama Administration?  Carlisle, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2009.  173 p.
"Since the outbreak of the Russo-Georgian war in August 2008, both [Russia and the U. S.] have further hardened positions and raised tensions apart from the war itself.  Arms control and its agenda will remain at the heart of the bilateral Russo-American relationship for a long time.  Arms control and disarmament issues are quintessentially political as well as military issues that are among the most critical components of the bilateral relationship and regional security in both Europe and Asia."--Foreword.
Also available online at: http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pubs/download.cfm?q=908
Book call no.: 358.1754 B643r

Davis, Donald E. and Trani, Eugene P.  Distorted Mirrors: Americans and Their Relations with Russia and China in the Twentieth Century.  Columbia, MO, University of Missouri Press, 2009.  460 p.
"Trace American prejudice toward Russia and China by focusing on the views of influential writers and politicians over the course of the twentieth century, showing where American images originated and how they evolved."--Publisher. 
Book call no.: 973.91 D261d

Goldman, Minton F.  Rivalry in Eurasia: Russia, The United States, and the War on Terror.  Santa Barbara, CA,  Praeger Security International, 2009.  261 p.
Book call no.: 958.043 G619r

Lucas, Edward.  The New Cold War: Putin’s Russia and the Threat to the West.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan,  2009.  262 p.
This book anticipates what is in store for the new Russia, explains how it will affect the United States, and reveals what the world should be doing. 
Book call no.: 327.4701821 L933n 2009

Moscow Treaty: Treaty Between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Strategic Offensive Reductions.  Washington, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Arms Control, Office of Strategic Negotiations and Implementation, May 24, 2002.  34 p.
Book call no.: 341.734 R969m

Trenin, Dmitri.  Toward a New Euro-Atlantic "Hard" Security Agenda: Prospects for Trilateral U.S.-EU-Russia Cooperation.  Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies and Institute Francais des Relations Internationales, July 2008.  17 p.
Also available online at: http://www.csis.org/media/csis/pubs/080731_trenin_towardneweuroatlantic.pdf
Book call no.:  355.031091821 T794t



Document

Nichol, James P.  Russian Political, Economic, and Security Issues and U.S. Interests.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, May 31, 2007.  59 p.
Also available online at: http://www.opencrs.com/document/RL33407
Doc. call no.: M-U 42953-1 no.RL33407



Documents (Student Research)

Baker, Elizabeth A.  How do U.S./Georgia Relations Affect U.S./Russia relations?: Can the U.S. Have Both?   Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, April 2008.  31 p.
Also available online at: https://www.afresearch.org/
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 B1675h

Barnhill, Bruce W.  U.S. Strategy Toward Russia: It’s Time to Rethink.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2009.  24 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 B2621u

Leskoff, Mark B.  Russian Anti-Americanism: Origins and Implications.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, September 2008.  115 p.
"The analysis considers possible root causes found at each of the three levels of analysis identified in Kenneth Waltz's framework for studying international relations.  These three levels concern the individual, the state (and society), and the international system." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA488710
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 L6292r

McHugh, John M.  United States Relations with Russia: Forging a Way Ahead.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 16, 2008.  26 p.
"This project examines the United States-Russia relationship in light of Russian foreign policy and national security objectives and outlines specific policy recommendations for the United States regarding Russia." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA500886
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 M1511u



Periodicals

Blank, Stephen.  What Comes after the Russo-Georgian War?  What's At Stake in the CIS.  American Foreign Policy Interests 30:379-391 November-December 2008. 
"Analyzes the motivations behind Russia's recent war against Georgia, its pressure on Ukraine to cede more and more aspects of sovereignty, and its ambitions to return the world to the bipolar order that existed during the Cold War Era." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35731169&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Charap, Samuel.  The Transformation of US-Russia Relations.  Current History 109:281-287 October 2010. 
The bilateral relationship has improved dramatically since Barack Obama became president, but the 2008 Georgia war still casts a long shadow.

Cimbala, Stephen J.  Forward to Where?  U.S. - Russian Strategic Nuclear Force Reductions.  Journal of Slavic Military Studies 22:68-86 January-March 2009.
Also available online at: http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=1351%2d8046&volume=22&issue=1&spage=68

Cimbala, Stephen J.  Russian and US Missile Defenses: Continuing Contention of Possible Progress?  European Security 17:435-453 December 2008. 
This article assesses the political and structural obstacles that have affected the development of a European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP). 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=44431366&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Cimbala, Stephen J.  Russian-U.S. Nuclear Force Reductions and Nuclear Proliferation.  Comparative Strategy 27:431-450 October-December 2008. 
"Russia and the United States have a special responsibility to connect 'vertical' nuclear disarmament and 'horizontal' nonproliferation." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35348090&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Kramer, David J.  Resetting U.S.-Russian Relations: It Takes Two.  Washington Quarterly 33:61-79 January 2010. 
"The article presents a discussion of international relations between the U.S. and Russia, as of January 2010." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=45694736&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Mankoff, Jeffrey.  Russian Foreign Policy and the United States after Putin.  Problems of Post-Communism 55:42-51 July-August 2008. 
Russian foreign policy under Medvedev will probably continue to have a powerful streak of economic self-interest.  Although Putin retired from the Kremlin, he will continue as prime minister and have some influence over foreign relations. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33376209&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

MccGwire, Michael.  NATO Expansion: "A Policy Error of Historic Importance".  International Affairs 84:1281-1301 November 2008. 
"Argues that European security depends on the effective collaboration of the five major powers, and will be undermined by the extension of NATO.  The main threats to security are: the breakdown of political and economic stability; unintended nuclear proliferation and/or failure of the START process; Russia's evolving political and territorial aspirations.  All three will remain marginal as long as Russia is constructively engaged with the West, but NATO expansion threatens that engagement." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=34828454&site=ehost-live

Rukavishnikov, Vladimir.  The U.S.-Russian Dispute over Missile Defense.  Connections: The Quarterly Journal 7:81-94 Fall 2008. 
Also available online at: http://www.ciaonet.org/journals/co/v7i4/f_0013233_10745.pdf

Rywkin, Michael.  Russia's Place in the World.  American Foreign Policy Interests 30:310-314 September-October 2008.
"Is Russia a friend or an enemy of the United States?  Can it be both at the same time?  This set of policy recommendations to the new president provides telling answers to those questions." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34870733&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Shapiro, Isaac.  To Russia with Love: A Plea for Normalcy.  World Policy Journal 25:63-73 Winter 2008-2009. 
Discusses history and future relations between Russia and the U.S.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=36067651&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv


History


Books

Dowling, Timothy C.  The Brusilov Offensive.  Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press, 2008.  208 p.
Book call no.: 940.4275 D747b

Edwards, Robert.  The Winter War: Russia's Invasion of Finland, 1939-40.  New York, Pegasus Books, 2008.  319 p.
Book call no.: 948.97032 E26w

The Fall of the Berlin Wall: The Revolutionary Legacy of 1989, edited by Jeffrey A. Engel.  Oxford, England, Oxford University Press, 2009.  186 p.
"The Fall of the Berlin Wall looks at how the leaders in four vital centers of world politics-the United States, the Soviet Union, Europe, and China-viewed the world in the aftermath of this momentous event.  A more complete picture emerges of what these leaders thought as the events were unfolding and what they anticipated would happen next." - Summary. 
Book call no.: 909.828 F194

Hoffman, David E.  The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous legacy.  New York, Doubleday, 2009.  577 p.
"Drawing on top-secret documents from deep inside the Kremlin, memoirs, and interviews in both Russia and the United States, David Hoffman introduces the scientists, soldiers, diplomats, and spies who saw the world sliding toward disaster and tells the gripping story of how Reagan, Gorbachev, and many others struggled to bring the madness to an end."--Publisher.
Book call no.: 909.825 H699d

Jones, Michael.  Leningrad: State of Siege.  New York, Basic Books, 2008.  322 p.
Book call no.: 940.5421721 J78L

Kagarlitsky, Boris.  Empire of the Periphery: Russia and the World System.  Ann Arbor, MI, Pluto Press, 2008.  364 p.
Translated by Renfrey Clarke.  A good short recap, offering an ambitious account of a thousand years of Russian history.
Book call no.: 947 K11e

Landis, Erik C.  Bandits and Partisans: The Antonov Movement in the Russian Civil War.  Pittsburgh, PA, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2008.  381 p.
Book call no.: 947.0841 L257b

Lendvai, Paul.  One Day that Shook the Communist World: The 1956 Hungarian Uprising and Its Legacy, translated by Ann Major.  Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 2008.  297 p.
Book call no.: 943.9052 L564u

Luthi, Lorenz M.  The Sino-Soviet Split: Cold War in the Communist World.  Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 2008.  375 p.
Examines the issues involved in the Sino-Soviet conflict from 1956 to 1966. 
Book call no.: 327.47051 L973s

Service, Robert.  A History of Modern Russia: From Tsarism to the Twenty-First Century.  Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press, 2009.  687 p.
A history of modern Russia from Nicholas II to Vladimir Putin.
Book call no.: 947.08 S491h

Volkov, Solomon.  The Magical Chorus: A History of Russian Culture from Tolstoy to Solzhenitsyn, translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis.  New York, Knopf,  2008.  333 p.
Book call no.: 891.709 V921m

Ziegler, Charles E.  The History of Russia.  Santa Barbara, CA, Greenwood Press, 1999.  242 p.
The book moves from the 10th-century founding of Kievan Rus to the czars to the Communist Era, with particular emphasis on the fall of the Soviet Union and the leadership of Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin.
Book call no.: 947 Z66h



Periodicals

Khazanov, Anatoly M.  Whom to Mourn and Whom to Forget?  (Re)contructing Collective Memory in Contemporary Russia.  Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions 9:293-310 June-September 2008. 
"Analyzes the reasons for the insignificant role that crimes committed during communist rule play in contemporary Russia.  It argues that attitudes toward the Soviet past are a matter of politics and values much more than of knowledge.  While the official historical memory and master narrative are not inclined to give an objective assessment of the Soviet period, the Russian public at large also does not want to make Soviet crimes a focal point in collective remembrance." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32744661&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Paynich, Timothy.  Celebrities or Scapegoats?  Women in Prewar Soviet Aviation.  Minerva Journal of Women and War 2:70-83 Spring 2008.

Romanenko, Valeriy.  The P-40 in Soviet Aviation.  Journal of Slavic Military Studies 22:97-124 January-March 2009. 
Covers the history of American Curtiss P-40 fighters in Soviet aviation.  The USSR received 2134 aircraft of this type in 1941-1944.  They were widely used in all branches of Soviet aviation—Air Forces, Air Defense (PVO), and naval aviation.


Nuclear Aspects


Internet Resources

Nuclear Weapons, compiled by Bibliography Branch.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center, October 2010. 
Available online at: http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/bibs/nuclear2010.htm
Provides links and resources to current articles, publications and web pages on nuclear weapons.

Pifer, Steven.  The Next Round: The United States and Nuclear Arms Reductions After New Start.  Washington, The Brookings Institution, December 2010.  49 p.
Available online at: http://www.brookings.edu/~/media/Files/rc/articles/2010/12_arms_control_pifer/12_arms_control_pifer.pdf

Podvig, Pavel.  Offense and Defense After New START.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists January 6, 2011. 
Available online at: http://thebulletin.org/web-edition/columnists/pavel-podvig/offense-and-defense-after-new-start


Books

Engaging China and Russia on Nuclear Disarmament, edited by Cristina Hansell and William C. Potter.  Monterey, CA, Monterey Institute of International Studies, 2009.  153 p.
Also available online at: http://cns.miis.edu/opapers/op15/op15.pdf
Book call no.: 327.1747 E57

Future of the Nuclear Security Environment in 2015: Proceedings of a Russian-U.S. Workshop, edited by Rose E. Gottemoeller and Ashot A. Sarkisov.  Washington, National Academies Press, 2009.  309 p.
"The following issues analyzed over the course of this RAS-NAS project included: safety and security culture, materials protection, control and accounting (MPC&A) best practices, sustainability, nuclear forensics, public-private partnerships, and the expansion of nuclear energy."--Publisher.
Book call no.: 327.1747 F996

Moscow Treaty: Treaty Between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Strategic Offensive Reductions.  Washington, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Arms Control, Office of Strategic Negotiations and Implementation, May 24, 2002.  34 p.
Book call no.: 341.734 R969m

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Prospects for Engagement with Russia.  Hearing.  111th Congress, 1st session, March 19, 2009.  Washington, U.S. G.P.O, 2009. 
Also available online at: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/FDLP287
Book call no.: 327.1747 U581p



Documents


Woolf, Amy F.  Monitoring and Verification in Arms Control.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, April 21, 2010.  24 p.
Also available online at: http://opencrs.com/document/R41201
Link may provide other versions.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42953-1 no.R41201

Woolf, Amy F.  The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, September 20, 2010.  29 p.
Also available online at: http://opencrs.com/document/R41219
Link may provide other verions.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42953-1 no.R41219



Periodicals

Cimbala, Stephen J.  Forward to Where?  U.S.-Russian Strategic Nuclear Force Reductions.  Journal of Slavic Military Studies 22:68-86 January-March 2009. 
Also available online at: http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=1351%2d8046&volume=22&issue=1&spage=68

Cimbala, Stephen J.  Russian and US Missile Defenses: Continuing Contention of Possible Progress?  European Security 17:435-453 December 2008. 
This article assesses the political and structural obstacles that have affected the development of a European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP). 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mth&AN=44431366&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Cimbala, Stephen J.  Russian-U.S. Nuclear Force Reductions and Nuclear Proliferation.  Comparative Strategy 27:431-450 October-December 2008.  
"Russia and the United States have a special responsibility to connect 'vertical' nuclear disarmament and 'horizontal' nonproliferation." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35348090&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Schneider, Mark.  The Nuclear Forces and Doctrine of the Russian Federation.  Comparative Strategy 27:397-425 October-December 2008. 
"Russian military leaders have openly stated that Russia has deliberately lowered the nuclear use threshold and talk about the use of nuclear weapons in regional and local wars.  This is attributed to weakness in conventional forces." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35348092&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Thayer, Bradley A. and Skypek, Thomas M.  Russia Goes Ballistic.  National Interest 97:61-68 September-October 2008. 
This article argues that Russia will surpass U.S. nuclear capabilities within two decades if trends continue. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34474300&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv


Politics and Government


Internet Resources

Baev, Pavel K.  Gulf Widens Between Putin and Medvedev.  Eurasia Daily Monitor 6:1-3 September 21, 2009. 
Available online at: http://www.jamestown.org/single/?no_cache=1&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=35515

Kononenko, Vadim.  Russia's Politics Amidst the Global Economic Crisis: An Empty Scoreboard?  Helsinki, Finland, Finnish Institute of International Affairs, December 2008.  7 p. (Briefing paper no. 24)
Available online at: http://www.upi-fiia.fi/en/publication/63/

Lo, Bobo.  Russia’s Crisis: What it Means for Regime Stability and Moscow’s Relations with the World.   London, Centre for European Reform, February 2009.  8 p. (Policy Brief)
Available online at: http://www.cer.org.uk/pdf/policybrief_russia_19feb09.pdf

Papava, Vladimer and Tokmazishvili, Michael.  Russian Energy Politics and the EU: How to Change the Paradigm.   Caucasian Review of International Affairs 4:103-111 Spring 2010. 
Available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=2051466771&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
"The article discuses Russia’s aggressive energy policy towards the EU and the former Soviet republics, with its main goal of reinforcing the country’s monopoly over the transportation of oil and, especially, gas to the West." - Abstract.

Petro, Nicolai N.  The Putin Generation: How Will Its Rise Affect US-Russian Relations?  Harvard International Review 30:22-26 Summer 2008. 
Available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1580344821&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
"Young people in Russia have become markedly more politically active during Vladimir Putin's second term in office, a striking change for a country where young people (ages 18-35) have traditionally been among the most politically apathetic segment of the population.  This generation's values will pose a fundamentally new and different challenge to the West--how to deal with an increasingly prosperous and self-confident Russia." - Abstract.

Schneider, Eberhard.  Split in the Russian Political Tandem Putin-Medvedev?  Caucasian Review of International Affairs 3:219-226 Spring 2009. 
Available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1769615861&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
"There are signs that the Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is gaining his own profile rather than wishing to remain forever Vladimir Putin's hand-picked successor.  The catalyst for this process is the financial and economic crisis." - Abstract.



Books

Hailes, Theodore C. and others.  Resurgent Russia in 2030.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air War College, February 2008.  33 p. 
Combine Putin's astronomical approval rating with his sovereign democracy, and his consolidation of oil, gas, and 37 other strategic industries under government control, and you have the ideal conditions for a resurgent Russia in 2030.  (Occasional Paper no. 66) 
Also available online at: http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/cst/csat66.pdf
Book call no.: 320.947 R4361

Laruelle, Marlène.  Russian Eurasianism: An Ideology of Empire, translated by Mischa Gabowitsch.  Washington, Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2008.  276 p.
Book call no.: 320.549095 L336r

Nations in Transit 2007: Democratization from Central Europe to Eurasia, edited by Jeannette Goehring.  New York, Freedom House, 2007.  773 p.
Russia, by Robert W. Orttung, pp 577-601.
Book call no.: 330.947 N277 2007

Smith, Mark A.  The Politicisation of History in the Russian Federation.  Shrivenham, Advanced Research and Assessment Group, Defense Academy of the United Kingdom, May 2008.  6 p.
"The Russian leadership has become especially concerned that foreign powers, particularly in the former Soviet Union, are using history as a political weapon as part of an ideological assault against the Russian Federation.  There has been a partial re-Sovietisation in the interpretation of some aspects of the history of the USSR.  If this trend prevails, the future Russian political class may become less aware of the “blank spots” in Soviet history; this could contribute to the development of a more nationalist outlook." - Key points. 
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/russian/08%2816%29MAS.pdf
Book call no.: 907.20947 S655p

White, Stephen.  Developments in Russian Politics 7, edited by Stephen White and others.  Durham, NC, Duke University Press, 2010.  316 p.
Book call no.: 947.08 D489 2010



Documents (Student Research)

Armstrong, Bradley J.  Confronting Russia, Again.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, April 2009.  24 p.
Also available online at: https://www.afresearch.org/
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 A7351c

MacBain, Alison J.  Russian Leadership: Good Intentions Failed Democracy.  Quantico, VA, Marine Corps Command and Staff College, 2008.  26 p.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA489986
Doc. call no.: M-U 41886-71 M118r



Periodicals

Deudney, Daniel and Ikenberry, G. John.  The Myth of the Autocratic Revival: Why Liberal Democracy Will Prevail.   Foreign Affairs 88:77-93 January-February 2009. 
Authors discuss the rise of autocratic governments, focusing on Russia and China, and argue that the economic success of those countries is based on the ability to embrace capitalism through engagment with the West. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35639959&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Evans, Alfred B., Jr.  Putin's Legacy and Russia's Identity.  Europe-Asia Studies 60:899-912 August 2008. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33210369&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Hahn, Jeffrey W. and Logvinenko, Igor.  Generational Differences in Russian Attitudes Towards Democracy and the Economy.  Europe-Asia Studies 60:1345-1369 October 2008. 
"The purpose of this article is to explore whether there is evidence of generational differences in Russian attitudes towards democracy." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34280631&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Holmes, Leslie.  Corruption and Organised Crime in Putin's Russia.  Europe-Asia Studies 60:1011-1031 August 2008. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33210377&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Inozemtsev, Vladislav.  The Nature and Prospects of the Putin Regime.  Russian Social Science Review 50:40-60 January-February 2009. 
"The article also explores the problem of stability, globalization and the economic tendencies in Russia." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=36511709&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Kertman, Grigorii.  The Status of the Party in Russian Political Culture.  Russian Social Science Review 49:24-39 July-August 2008. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33960172&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Lukin, Alexander.  Russia's New Authoritarianism and the Post-Soviet Political Ideal.  Post-Soviet Affairs 25:66-92 January-March 2009. 
Also available online at: http://www.metapress.com/content/653885nr357l8438/fulltext.pdf

Rasizade, Alec.  Putin's Place in Russian History.  International Politics 45:531-553 September 2008. 
"Reflects on the period of Putin's presidency in a broader context of general Russian history and maintains that Putin's Bonapartist mission has been historically predetermined.  By characterizing the contemporary stage in Russia's political evolution as the Russian Thermidor, the author explains, from this viewpoint, the revanchist policy of Russia towards the West, as well as in the post-Soviet area, and predicts an inevitable drive to 'regather' the severed historic Russian lands, including territorial claims to the 'newly independent states, as the ultimate resolution of the 'Russian Question.' "--Introduction.
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1523020411&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Richter, James.  Putin and the Public Chamber.  Post-Soviet Affairs 25:39-65 January-March 2009. 
"In 2004, Putin created a Public Chamber to enhance state-society dialogue and civilian oversight of the state system.  Drawing on interviews with individuals active in Russia's civil society or the foreign donor community, this article investigates the Public Chamber's role in legitimizing Putin's regime." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://www.metapress.com/content/77h326036562887g/fulltext.pdf

Sakwa, Richard.  Putin's Leadership: Character and Consequences.  Europe-Asia Studies 60:879-897 August 2008.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=33210370&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Shlapentokh, Vladimir.  Putin as a Flexible Politician: Does He Imitate Stalin?  Communist and Post-Communist Studies 41:205-216 June 2008.

Stoner-Weiss, Kathryn.  It Is Still Putin's Russia.  Current History 107:315-321 October 2008. 
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1572178861&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD


Social Aspects



Books

Criminal States and Criminal-Soldiers, edited by Robert J. Bunker.  New York, Routledge, 2008.  322 p.
Chapter 9: The Criminalisation of Russian State Security, by Mark Galeotti, pp 143-158.  Discusses the systemic nature of the criminalization and corruption of Russian police and military forces.
Book call no.: 327.117 C929

National Identity in Russian Culture: An Introduction, edited by Simon Franklin and Emma Widdis.  New York, Cambridge University Press, 2006.  240 p.
Book call no.: 305.80947 N277

Radical Islam in the Former Soviet Union, edited by Galina Yemelianova.  New York, Routledge, 2010.  275 p.
Book call no.: 320.5570947 R129

Richmond, Yale.  From Nyet to Da: Understanding the New Russia.  4th ed. Boston, Intercultural Press, 2009.  168 p.
Book call no.: 947.085 R533f

Serio, Joseph D.  Investigating the Russian Mafia.  Durham, NC, Carolina Academic Press, 2008.  304 p.
The book examines the origins of the Russian mafia and how the past has influenced Russia's present state of organized crime.
Book call no.: 364.1060947 S485i




Periodicals

Galeotti, Mark.  Russian Muslims Wrestle with Nationalism.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 4-5, July 2008. 
"Economic expansion and assertive foreign policy during Vladimir Putin's presidency has advanced ethnic Russian national identity.  While ethnic Russians are largely open to the idea of the Russian Federation as a multi-ethnic state, attitudes toward Russian Muslims are polarizing." - Key points.

Hagendoorn, Louk and others.  Support for Separatism in Ethnic Republics of the Russian Federation.  Europe-Asia Studies 60:353-373 May 2008.
"This study examines popular support for separatism among Russians and non-Russian titular nationalities (titulars) in 10 ethnic republics of the Russian Federation." - Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=buh&AN=31768101&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Hahn, Jeffrey W. and Logvinenko, Igor.  Generational Differences in Russian Attitudes Towards Democracy and the Economy.  Europe-Asia Studies 60:1345-1369 October 2008. 
"The purpose of this article is to explore whether there is evidence of generational differences in Russian attitudes towards democracy." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34280631&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Holmes, Leslie.  Corruption and Organised Crime in Putin's Russia.  Europe-Asia Studies 60:1011-1031 August 2008. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33210377&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

The Incredible Shrinking People.  Economist 389:12-14 (Special section) November 29, 2008. 
"Discusses the problem of falling birth rates and rising death rates in Russia." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35527323&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Khazanov, Anatoly M.  Whom to Mourn and Whom to Forget?  (Re)constructing Collective Memory in Contemporary Russia.  Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions 9:293-310 June-September 2008. 
"Analyzes the reasons for the insignificant role that crimes committed during communist rule play in contemporary Russia.  It argues that attitudes toward the Soviet past are a matter of politics and values much more than of knowledge.  While the official historical memory and master narrative are not inclined to give an objective assessment of the Soviet period, the Russian public at large also does not want to make Soviet crimes a focal point in collective remembrance." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32744661&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Lonkila, Markku.  The Internet and Anti-Military Activism in Russia.  Europe-Asia Studies 60:1125-1149 September 2008.
"The role of the internet and one particular weblog platform, LiveJournal, are considered to contain important potential for future forms of Russian activism." - Abstract. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33881065&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Lussier, Danielle N. and McCullaugh, Marcy E.  Epidemic Breakpoint: Confronting HIV/AIDS in Russia's Regions.  Problems of Post-Communism 56:35-46 January-February 2009. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=36664574&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

A Matter of Judgment.  Economist 389:11 (Special section) November 29, 2008. 
Discusses flaws in Russia's judicial and legal system. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=35527314&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Ordzhonikidze, Mariia.  Russians' Perceptions of Western Values.  Russian Social Science Review 49:4-29 November-December 2008. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=35401483&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Orlova, Alexandra V.  A Comparison of the Russian and Canadian Experiences with Defining "Organized Crime".  Trends in Organized Crime 11:99-134 June 2008. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32626850&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Orlova, Alexandra V.  The Russian "War on Drugs": A Kinder, Gentler Approach?  Problems of Post-Communism 56:23-34 January-February 2009. 
"Despite statements acknowledging the importance of treatment and rehabilitation, Russia still deals with its drug problem as a law enforcement matter."--Introduction. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=36664573&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Pietiläinen, Jukka.  Media Use in Putin's Russia.  Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics 24:365-385 September 2008. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33826380&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Rawlinson, Paddy.  Look Who's Talking: Interviewing Russian Criminals.  Trends in Organized Crime 11:12-20 March 2008. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=31334160&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Siegel, Dina.  Conversations with Russian Mafiosi.  Trends in Organized Crime 11:21-29 March 2008. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=31334161&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Solovei, V. D.  The Revolution of Russian Identity: Russia for the Russians?  Russian Social Science Review 49:56-79 July-August 2008. 
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=33960174&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv


Space Programs


Internet Resources

Pasztor, Andy.  World News: Russia Seeks Cooperation With U.S. in Space Effort.  Wall Street Journal (Eastern edition),  p A10 May 19, 2010. 
Available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=2036124111&sid=5&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
"A NASA spokesman said Tuesday that agency officials and their Russian counterparts 'are continuing discussions on potential future cooperative activities in space.' [...] recent changes in direction, NASA policies effectively barred the agency from working with Russian or European partners to develop next-generation rockets or spacecraft intended to take astronauts back to the moon and eventually, on to Mars." - Abstract.

Podvig, Pavel and Zhang, Hui.  Russian and Chinese Responses to U.S. Military Plans in Space.  Cambridge, MA, The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2008.  79 p.
Available online at: http://www.amacad.org/publications/militarySpace.pdf

Russian Space.   
Available online at: http://www.spacedaily.com/Russian_Space.html
Has links to Russian spaces articles, many from Russian sources.

Russian Space Web: News and History of Astronautics in the Former USSR.   
Available online at: http://www.russianspaceweb.com/

Schwartz, John.  Russia Leads Way in Space Tourism with Paid Trips into Orbit.  New York Times October 10, 2008. 
Available online at: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/11/science/space/11space.html
"While NASA looks ahead toward five years without shuttle flights and struggles to develop the next generation of spacecraft within its budget, the Russian space program has found ways to make space pay.  And in doing so, the former Soviet Union has shown that it is leading the way toward capitalism in space travel."--Article. 

Weir, Fred.  Russia Becomes the World's Taxicab to Space.  The Christian Science Monitor, p 25 October 26, 2009. 
Available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1886725651&Fmt=7&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD
Russia's role in space exploration since the end of the Cold War, when money dried up for many programs, is examined.

Zak, Anatoly.  Difficult Rebirth for Russian Space Science.  BBC, June 28, 2010. 
Available online at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10414237



Books

Brzezinski, Matthew.  Red Moon Rising: Sputnik and the Hidden Rivalries that Ignited the Space Age.  New York, Times Books, 2007.  322 p.
"The launch of Sputnik on October 4, 1957, stunned the world.  Sputnik set in motion events that led not only to the moon landing but also to cell phones, federally guaranteed student loans, and the wireless Internet." - Abstract. 
Book call no.: 629.41 B916r

Eisenhower, Susan.  Partners in Space: US-Russian Cooperation After the Cold War.  Washington, Eisenhower Institute, 2004.  209 p.
The material is based upon work supported by NASA under award No: NAG5-10277. 
Book call no.: 629.45 E36p

Harvey, Brian.  The Rebirth of the Russian Space Program: 50 Years after Sputnik, New Frontiers.  New York, Springer, 2007.  355 p.
Book call no.: 629.40947 H341rb

Harvey, Brian.  Russian Planetary Exploration: History, Development, Legacy, Prospects.  New York, Springer, 2007.  351 p.
All about the Soviet/Russian 54 interplanetary spacecraft.  This book assesses the scientific haul of data from the Venus and Mars missions and examines the engineering techniques and the science packages used. 
Book call no.: 629.40947 H341ra

Harvey, Brian.  Soviet and Russian Lunar Exploration.  New York, Springer, 2007.  317 p.
Book call no.: 629.4353 H341s

Russia (Federation) and United States.  Treaty with Russia on Measures for Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms: Message from the President of the United States transmitting Treaty Between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms, signed in Prague on April 8, 2010, with Protocol. 
Washington, U.S. G.P.O., May 13, 2010.  554 p.
Also available online at: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS123130
Book call no.: 341.734 R969ta



Periodicals

de Montluc, Bertrand.  Russia's Resurgence: Prospects for Space Policy and International Cooperation.  Space Policy 26:15-24 February 2010.

Muraviev, Alexey D.  Russia's New SE Asian Space Launch Facility.  Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 35, no. 10:13 2007. 
"The Biak facility will be the third Russian space launch center outside of the country, with the other two located in Kazakhstan (the Baikonur multi-rôle space complex) and French Guiana (the joint Russian-European Space Agency Kourou launch complex)."--Article. 
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1386765871&sid=1&Fmt=6&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Nemetsa, Alexandr V. and Kurz, Robert W.  The Iranian Space Program and Russian Assistance.  The Journal of Slavic Military Studies 22:87-96 January-March 2009. 
"The article correlates Russian direct and indirect assistance to the progressive development of Iran's satellite and missile program." - Article. 
Also available online at: http://fmso.leavenworth.army.mil/documents/Iranian-Space.pdf

Perfilyev, Nikita.  The Sino-Russian Space Entente.  Astropolitics 8:19-34 January-April 2010. 
"A change in the United States approach to both states challenges the Sino-Russian space entente, both in its technical and political dimensions, and in the long-term viability of a strategic partnership."--Article. 
Also available online at: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/section?content=a924467803&fulltext=713240928

Su, Jinyuan.  The “Peaceful Purposes” Principle in Outer Space and the Russia–China PPWT Proposal.  Space Policy 26:81-90 May 2010. 
"Using the global commons for “peaceful purposes” is agreed upon among states in principle but disputed in substance." - Abstract.

Vernikos, Joan.  The Internationalization of Space.  Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 36, no. 10:7-12 2008. 
This article provides a summary of space programs by various countries.  The Soviet Union recaps past accomplishments and establishes milestones for future programs. 
Also available online at: http://proquest.umi.com/pqdlink?did=1613724361&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Zak, Anatoly.  Mission Possible.  Air & Space Smithsonian 23:60 August-September 2008. 
Discusses Russia's Phobos-Grunt mission, planned for launch in October 2009.  The probe may become the first to land on Phobos, the larger of Mars' two moons, and marks the revival of Russian planetary science after two decades of decline. 
Also available online at: http://www.airspacemag.com/space-exploration/Mission_Possible.html


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