Crises-political, social, and economic-run rampant within Mother Russia's borders. Russian troops infiltrate the Crimean peninsula, the UN Security Council attempts to mediate concerning the conflict with Ukraine, and the United States pledges aid to former Soviet satellites-and civil war teeters on the brink of eruption. In the wake of the Sochi Olympics, it is Russia that is skating on thin ice, and Vladimir Putin's autonomous regime looks shakier by the minute.Ilan Berman shows the future of the country as grim and on the fast track to complete ruination. Is the end in sight for this former superpower? In Implosion, Berman explains why Russia's collapse is imminent and how this nation's ultimate demise will vitiate the United States.
the end of Russia and what it means for America
Washington, D.C. :, Regnery Publishing,, 2013.
xv, 252 p. :,map ;,24 cm.
Russia's disorder comes west
The New Sick Man of Europe
Muslim Russia Rising
Russia's Hidden War
The Far East Flash Point
Putin's Crumbling State
Misunderstanding the Muslim World
In Retreat in Asia
Rebuilding the Empire
Managing the End of Russia
Appendix One: The Foundations of Russia Federation Policy in the Arctic Until 2020 and Beyond
Appendix Two: National Security Strategy of the Russian Federation to 2020.
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Statement of Responsibility:
by Ilan Berman
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Russia (Federation) Politics and government 1991-
Russia (Federation) Foreign relations United States.
United States Foreign relations Russia (Federation)