Russian Political, Economic, and Security Issues and U.S. Interests

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This report discusses the current political and economic conditions in Russia, focusing on the impact of Vladimir Putin's leadership and the leadership of his successor/protégé, Dmitriy Medvedev, both of which have steered Russia away from progress toward democratization. The report also discusses the state of the economy since the Soviet collapse in 1999, how the recent global economic downturn has affected Russia, the state of Russia's military, and the current relationship between Russia and the United States.

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70 pages.

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Nichol, Jim February 10, 2012.

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  • Nichol, Jim Specialist in Russian and Eurasian Affairs

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This report discusses the current political and economic conditions in Russia, focusing on the impact of Vladimir Putin's leadership and the leadership of his successor/protégé, Dmitriy Medvedev, both of which have steered Russia away from progress toward democratization. The report also discusses the state of the economy since the Soviet collapse in 1999, how the recent global economic downturn has affected Russia, the state of Russia's military, and the current relationship between Russia and the United States.

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70 pages.

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  • February 10, 2012

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  • July 24, 2012, 12:39 p.m.

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Nichol, Jim. Russian Political, Economic, and Security Issues and U.S. Interests, report, February 10, 2012; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc94032/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.