What Putin’s return means for the former Soviet republics

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Series Details No.84, June/July 2012
Publication Date June 2012
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This article analyses potential changes in Russia's foreign policy regarding its immediate neighbours, considering the return of Vladimir Putin as President.

The text outlines what such shift might mean for countries which share a border and greatly depend on Russian investment. It also highlights that economic issues and the maintenance of internal political stability could distract Mr Putin from his foreign policy vision.

Source Link http://www.cer.org.uk/publications/archive/bulletin-article/2012/what-putins-return-means-former-soviet-republics
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