Russian Politics and Society by Sakwa, Richard.

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It has, since its first publication inbecome an indispensable guide for all those who need to know about the current political scene in Russia, about the country's political stability and about the future of democracy under its post.

Richard Sakwais Professor of Russian and European Politics at the University of Kent at Canterbury. He has published many books on contemporary Russian politics, including Soviet Politics: An Introductionand Gorbachev and His Reforms, – He has also edited Ruslan Khasbulatov’s The Struggle for Russia.

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