Russia’s Foreign Policy

Ideas, Domestic Politics and External Relations

  • David Cadier
  • Margot Light

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Introduction

    1. Margot Light, David Cadier
      Pages 1-9
  3. Perceptions and Ideas in Russian Foreign Policy

  4. Domestic Politics

  5. External Relations

  6. Conclusion: Foreign Policy as the Continuation of Domestic Politics by Other Means

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 217-245

About this book


This edited volume analyses the evolution and main determinants of Russia's foreign policy choices. Containing contributions by renowned specialists on the topic, the study sheds light on some of the new trends that have characterised Russia's foreign policy since the beginning of Vladimir Putin's third presidential term.


Russia Foreign Policy Vladimir Putin Ukraine Eurasian Union Russian Politics European cold war Europe foreign policy international organizations Policy Protest

Editors and affiliations

  • David Cadier
    • 1
  • Margot Light
    • 1
  1. 1.London School of EconomicsUK

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