The Russian Federation, the USA and European security

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Russian relations with the West have deteriorated significantly in the past two decades, in particular after the rise of Vladimir Putin. The factors leading to this shift included domestic issues such as the role of the military and security elite, as well as the reemergence of authoritarianism and growing concern in Russia for the expansion of Western influence in post-Soviet space.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)235-258
Number of pages24
JournalInternational Politics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2021


  • Changes in Russian policy
  • Domestic sources of change in Russian foreign policy
  • Russian foreign policy
  • Russian reactions to Western policies
  • Russian-EU relations
  • Russian-US relations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Political Science and International Relations


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