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The Resource A difficult neighbourhood : essays on Russia and East-Central Europe since World War II, John Besemeres

A difficult neighbourhood : essays on Russia and East-Central Europe since World War II, John Besemeres

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A difficult neighbourhood : essays on Russia and East-Central Europe since World War II
Title
A difficult neighbourhood
Title remainder
essays on Russia and East-Central Europe since World War II
Statement of responsibility
John Besemeres
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Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Besemeres, John
Dewey number
947
Index
no index present
LC call number
DK40
LC item number
.B474 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Russia
  • Russia
  • Europe, Eastern
  • Europe, Eastern
  • Russia
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A difficult neighbourhood : essays on Russia and East-Central Europe since World War II, John Besemeres
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-505) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1. Twentieth-century Poland : war and Cold War -- Seven days that shook the world -- A difficult neighbourhood -- Jan Karski's valiant failures -- The worst of both worlds : Captain Witold Pilecki between Hitler and Stalin -- Speaking truth to power and prejudice -- Part 2. Poland and Russia since the fall of communism: drawing apart -- Poland/Russia : peace or ceasefire? -- Heading west, heading east : impressions from Warsaw and Moscow -- Poland at the polls : a win for pragmatism -- Poland's EU presidency : drawing the short straw
  • Part 3. Turning points in Ukraine and Belarus -- Ukraine: a sharp turn eastwards? -- In Belarus, the leopard flaunts his spots -- Part 4. Russia and the former Soviet republics : Putinisation at home and abroad -- Russia and its western neighbours : a watershed moment -- Russia's elections: leaving little to chance -- Putin's Ceauşescu moment -- Setbacks at home, successes abroad : the mixed fortunes of Vladimir Putin -- Putin's phoney war -- Re-enter Putin, weakened and resentful -- The real Mr Putin stands up -- Towards a greater Putistan? Part 1 -- Towards a greater Putistan? Part 2; Will Putin survive until 2018? -- Putin's re-Sovietisation project and the Ukrainian jewel -- Vladimir Putin : geopolitical wrecking ball -- Putin's annus mirabilis
  • Part 5. Putin reverts to cold war : changing the shape of Eurasia -- Putin's last territorial demand -- Ukraine : time to cut a deal? -- Russian disinformation and Western misconceptions -- Putin's parallel universe -- Putin's Westpolitik : back to the USSR -- Peace in our time -- Ukraine conflict exposes Western weakness on Russia -- Bling and propaganda in an ethics-free zone -- Making nice and making enemies -- Ukraine, out of sight
  • Map 1: Russia and its western neighbours -- Map 2: Ethno-linguistic map of Ukraine. -- Map 3: The South Caucasian states: Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (538 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781760460617
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A difficult neighbourhood : essays on Russia and East-Central Europe since World War II, John Besemeres
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-505) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1. Twentieth-century Poland : war and Cold War -- Seven days that shook the world -- A difficult neighbourhood -- Jan Karski's valiant failures -- The worst of both worlds : Captain Witold Pilecki between Hitler and Stalin -- Speaking truth to power and prejudice -- Part 2. Poland and Russia since the fall of communism: drawing apart -- Poland/Russia : peace or ceasefire? -- Heading west, heading east : impressions from Warsaw and Moscow -- Poland at the polls : a win for pragmatism -- Poland's EU presidency : drawing the short straw
  • Part 3. Turning points in Ukraine and Belarus -- Ukraine: a sharp turn eastwards? -- In Belarus, the leopard flaunts his spots -- Part 4. Russia and the former Soviet republics : Putinisation at home and abroad -- Russia and its western neighbours : a watershed moment -- Russia's elections: leaving little to chance -- Putin's Ceauşescu moment -- Setbacks at home, successes abroad : the mixed fortunes of Vladimir Putin -- Putin's phoney war -- Re-enter Putin, weakened and resentful -- The real Mr Putin stands up -- Towards a greater Putistan? Part 1 -- Towards a greater Putistan? Part 2; Will Putin survive until 2018? -- Putin's re-Sovietisation project and the Ukrainian jewel -- Vladimir Putin : geopolitical wrecking ball -- Putin's annus mirabilis
  • Part 5. Putin reverts to cold war : changing the shape of Eurasia -- Putin's last territorial demand -- Ukraine : time to cut a deal? -- Russian disinformation and Western misconceptions -- Putin's parallel universe -- Putin's Westpolitik : back to the USSR -- Peace in our time -- Ukraine conflict exposes Western weakness on Russia -- Bling and propaganda in an ethics-free zone -- Making nice and making enemies -- Ukraine, out of sight
  • Map 1: Russia and its western neighbours -- Map 2: Ethno-linguistic map of Ukraine. -- Map 3: The South Caucasian states: Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (538 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781760460617
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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