Year of publication: 2008
Michael Stuermer PUTIN AND THE RISE OF RUSSIA ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The author is indebted to many people who have, through their ideas, expertise and advice, contributed to the concept of this book. First and foremost I wish to thank Ms Katja Machotina from St Petersburg, Russia and Munich, Germany who has given me invaluable help and advice, asking questions and providing answers, and checking much of the detail. Many diplomats, active and retired, have given advice, some have provided information ...
Keywords: geopolitics leadership political process