2019-2020 Catalog

POLS 218 Russian Relations with the World

A careful examination of contemporary Russian foreign policy. The focus will be on the complex of foreign policy relationships that have developed in the geographical space and sphere of influence formerly occupied by the Soviet Union. Russia's relations with the United States with Western Europe with the Far East and with Central Europe will receive special attention. NATO expansion arms control the Balkan conflict and Russian policy toward the new states of the Caucasus and Central Asia and Russia's relations with international financial institutions will all be evaluated.


4 units