Russian Foreign Policy in the 21st Century

  • Roger E. Kanet

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction: Russian Foreign Policy in the 21st Century

  3. Foundations of Russian Foreign Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Peter Shearman
      Pages 11-29
    3. Ingmar Oldberg
      Pages 30-58
    4. Vladimir Rukavishnikov
      Pages 76-97
  4. Russia and the “Near Abroad” after the War with Georgia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 99-99
    2. Tuomas Forsberg, Antti Seppo
      Pages 121-137
    3. Mette Skak
      Pages 138-154
  5. Russia, Europe, and Beyond

  6. Conclusion

    1. Roger E. Kanet
      Pages 287-288
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 289-295

About this book


After the collapse of the Soviet Union expectations were high that a 'new world order' was emerging in which Russia and the other former Soviet republics would join the Western community of nations. That has not occurred. This volume explains the reasons for this failure and assesses likely future developments in that relationship


cold war conflict Europe European Neighbourhood European Neighbourhood Policy European security European Union (EU) foreign policy NATO Policy world order

Editors and affiliations

  • Roger E. Kanet
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of International StudiesUniversity of MiamiUSA

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