By Vladimir Gel'man
Vladimir Gel’man examines regime switch in Russia from the cave in of the Soviet Union in 1991 to the current day, systematically offering theoretical and comparative views of the standards that affected regime adjustments and the authoritarian float of the rustic. After the autumn of the Soviet Union, Russia’s nationwide political elites aimed to accomplish their targets via developing and imposing of favorable “rules of the sport” for themselves and holding casual profitable coalitions of cliques round person rulers. within the Nineties, those strikes have been simply in part profitable given the weak spot of the Russian nation and afflicted post-socialist economic climate. within the 2000s, although, Vladimir Putin rescued the procedure due to the combo of monetary development and the revival of the nation potential he used to be capable of enforce through enforcing a sequence of non-democratic reforms. within the 2010s, altering stipulations within the nation have offered new dangers and demanding situations for the Putin regime that may play themselves out within the years to come.
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Authoritarian Russia: Analyzing Post-Soviet Regime Changes (Pitt Russian East European) by Vladimir Gel'man