Flawed Succession: Russia's Power Transfer Crises

Flawed Succession Russia s Power Transfer Crises This authoritative study examines Russia s four key succession crises after Stalin s death throughout Khrushchev s primacy during the implosion of the USSR and with Putin s ascent to power The dist

  • Title: Flawed Succession: Russia's Power Transfer Crises
  • Author: Uri Ra'anan
  • ISBN: 9780739114032
  • Page: 325
  • Format: Paperback
  • This authoritative study examines Russia s four key succession crises after Stalin s death, throughout Khrushchev s primacy, during the implosion of the USSR, and with Putin s ascent to power The distinguished authors argue that the common denominator has been the absence of a transparent, non arbitrary, and lawful mechanism for the transfer of political power ConsequenThis authoritative study examines Russia s four key succession crises after Stalin s death, throughout Khrushchev s primacy, during the implosion of the USSR, and with Putin s ascent to power The distinguished authors argue that the common denominator has been the absence of a transparent, non arbitrary, and lawful mechanism for the transfer of political power Consequently, contenders for leadership have engaged in vicious power struggles followed by pseudo legitimation of the victor As Moscow reemerges as a major international actor, its unpredictability domestically triggers after shocks well beyond Russia s borders Drawing on newly available primary sources, this book provides essential insights for practitioners and students of policy alike.

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