Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire

Agnia Grigas


Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire

Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire

  • Title: Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire
  • Author: Agnia Grigas
  • ISBN: 9780300214505
  • Page: 293
  • Format: Hardcover



How will Russia redraw post Soviet borders In the wake of recent Russian expansionism, political risk expert Agnia Grigas illustrates how for than two decades Moscow has consistently used its compatriots in bordering nations for its territorial ambitions Demonstrating how this policy has been implemented in Ukraine and Georgia, Grigas provides cutting edge analysisHow will Russia redraw post Soviet borders In the wake of recent Russian expansionism, political risk expert Agnia Grigas illustrates how for than two decades Moscow has consistently used its compatriots in bordering nations for its territorial ambitions Demonstrating how this policy has been implemented in Ukraine and Georgia, Grigas provides cutting edge analysis of the nature of Vladimir Putin s foreign policy and compatriot protection to warn that Moldova, Kazakhstan, the Baltic States, and others are also at risk.


Recent Comments "Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire"

This is a must read for someone wanting to familiarize themselves with what has happened in the former USSR, since Putin has come to power. Only cricitizm is it didn't spend enough time discussing the color revolutions

Beyond Crimea is a well-done up-to-date overview of Russia's so-called "soft power" in former communist republics that is highly relevant issue in the light of Russia's increasingly aggressive and expansionist foreign policy. It is especially important reading for specialists on Russia's foreign policy as the book demonstrates multiple evidences of Russia's increasing influence not only in neighboring Ukraine but also in other states with considerable Russian minority such as Baltic and Central [...]

Beyond Crimea is Agnia Grigas' analysis of Russia's reimperialization of the Caucuses, Central Asia and the Baltics through passports, media propaganda and compatriot associations. Chilling.

This is a very well-researched book that looks at how Russia perceives and defines the citizenship of Russian-speakers living in the now independent states of the former Soviet Union. According to Grigas, Russia uses these "compatriots" for its foreign policy purposes and gaining influence. She divides her study in 4 main grouped case studies: (1) Ukraine and Georgia; (2) the Baltic countries of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia; (3) the 5 Central Asian states; and (4) Armenia and Belarus. Within e [...]

Very repetitive structure but some good points. Her Lithuanian background gave the Baltics an unprecedented scale over other more important areas in my opinion.


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