Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Russia's Arctic Strategies and the Future of the Far North” as Want to Read:
Russia's Arctic Strategies and the Future of the Far North
This book offers the first comprehensive examination of Russia's Arctic strategy, ranging from climate change issues and territorial disputes to energy policy and domestic challenges. As the receding polar ice increases the accessibility of the Arctic region, rival powers have been manoeuvering for geopolitical and resource security. Geographically, Russia controls half of ...more
Hardcover, 251 pages
Published December 30th 2013 by Routledge
(first published January 1st 2013)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
To ask other readers questions about Russia's Arctic Strategies and the Future of the Far North, please sign up.
Be the first to ask a question about Russia's Arctic Strategies and the Future of the Far North
Start your review of Russia's Arctic Strategies and the Future of the Far North
Found this to be a very interesting and enlightening education on Russian Arctic ethos, strategy and culture. I was doing fine until I came to the following quote "the last Canadian icebreaker, the Labrador, was decommissioned in 1987, but a new one is under construction". If that simple line is SOOOOO incorrect (Canada operates two polar icebreakers, four heavy icebreakers, 6 light type 1100 icebreakers and several other light icebreakers) I came to question what else in the book is off the mar ...more
Dr. Marlene Laruelle is Associate Director of the Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES) and Research Professor of International Affairs at the Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University. She previously was a Visiting Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (2005–2006). She holds a Ph.D. from the National Institute for O ...more