Politics and the russian army: Civil-Military relations, 1689-2000

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This comprehensive overview of the political role of the Russian military (from Peter the Great's time in 1689 to the present) reveals why Russia has not experienced a successful military coup in over two centuries. Including materials from archives and interviews, the book covers the Imperial, Soviet, and post-Soviet periods through detailed analysis of some of the most important events in Russian political history.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages355
ISBN (Electronic)9780511615719
ISBN (Print)0521816742, 9780521816748
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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