TITLE

The Resistible Rise of Vladimir Putin

AUTHOR(S)
Kotkin, Stephen
PUB. DATE
March 2015
SOURCE
Foreign Affairs;Mar2015, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p140
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an overview of the political career of Russian leader Vladimir Putin. He worked for the Soviet Union's Komitet gosudarstvennoi bezopasnosti (kgb), the city of Leningrad in the early post-Soviet period, then he was appointed acting prime minister in 1999, then acting president of the Russian Federation by Russian President Boris Yeltsin. Topics include an analysis of political corruption, economic development, and political power and power sharing in the Russian Federation under the leadership of Putin.
ACCESSION #
100961118

 

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