Foreword / Ambassador James F. Collins -- Chapter 1. The Russia Beyond Putin's Russia -- Chapter 2. Western Integration and Westernization -- Chapter 3. Russia and the West -- Chapter 4. The West and Russia -- Conclusion: The Case for a Paradigm Shift. Russia as a New West -- Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
In the early 1990s, Russia seemed on the brink of fully shedding its authoritarian and communist past. It made significant progress through engaging the world community as an emerging market democracy, a returning friend and neighbor to Europe and the West, and a strategic partner of the United States. The ensuing fifteen years of Russian history have witnessed several booms, such as the (read more)
About The Author
Dmitri V. Trenin
Dmitri V. Trenin is deputy director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, a senior associate of the Carnegie Endowment, and chair of the Moscow Center's Foreign and Security Policy Program. He has been with the Center since its inception in 1993. He i
Trenin (deputy director, Carnegie Moscow Center) is the author of well-known books on Russia. In this volume, he assesses the current situation in his country, and recommends how the West should approach Russia today. The book evaluates how the West has been handling Russia in the context of recent past experiences, particularly during the perestroika years. The author (read more)