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Alternative futures for Russia to 2017 : a report of the Russia and Eurasia program Center for Strategic and International Studies /
Andrew C. Kuchins ; foreword, Charles Ryan.
Washington, D.C. : Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2007.
viii, 60 p. ; 28 cm.
0892065222 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780892065226 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Washington, D.C. : Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2007.
0892065222 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780892065226 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
Introduction -- Significant points of group consensus and disagreement -- Russia today -- Drivers of Russia's future -- Economic growth, the price of oil, and the energy sector -- Political system and leadership -- Demography, health, and social issues -- External drivers of Russian futures -- Alternative scenarios for Russia to 2017 -- Putinism without Putin -- A shot in the dark and true dictatorship -- Putinism falls from grace and democracy rises again -- Some tentative conclusions from the scenario exercise -- Trends to watch : signposts for which scenario may emerge -- Final thoughts on U.S. policy tools -- About the author.
general note
"November 2007."
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references.
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Table of Contents
Alternative Futures for Russia to 2017
Significant Points of Group Consensus and Disagreementp. 2
Russia Todayp. 4
Drivers of Russia's Futurep. 5
Economic Growth, the Price of Oil, and the Energy Sectorp. 5
Political System and Leadershipp. 9
Demography, Health, and Social Issuesp. 10
External Drivers of Russian Futuresp. 13
Alternative Scenarios for Russia to 2017p. 14
Putinism without Putinp. 14
A Shot in the Dark...and True Dictatorshipp. 17
Putinism Falls from Grace...and Democracy Rises Againp. 20
Some Tentative Conclusions from the Scenario Exercisep. 22
Trends to Watch: Signposts for which Scenario May Emergep. 24
Final Thoughts on U.S. Policy Toolsp. 25
Epiloguep. 25
The Russian Economy Facing 2017p. 27
Thinking about Russia's Futurep. 32
Thoughts on Domestic Driversp. 39
Three Alternative Scenariosp. 48
Russia and its Post-Soviet Neighborsp. 54
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