foreign policy of Russia changing systems, enduring interests by Robert H. Donaldson

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  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations,
  • Russia (Federation) -- Foreign relations

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementby Robert H. Donaldson and Joseph L. Nogee.
ContributionsNogee, Joseph L.
LC ClassificationsDK266.45 .D66 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL22666131M
ISBN 109780765622808
LC Control Number2008046854

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