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The anatomy of the Russian elite
The Palgrave Handbook on Political Elites (2016)
  • Peter Rutland, Wesleyan University
Abstract
This paper uses John Higley’s elite theory to analyze the sources of cohesion and fragmentation in Russia’s post-soviet political and economic elites. Putin has achieved temporary stability but has not succeeded in forging a unified elite.
Keywords
  • Russia,
  • elite,
  • post-soviet,
  • oligarchs,
  • siloviki
Publication Date
2016
Editor
John Higley
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Citation Information
Peter Rutland. "The anatomy of the Russian elite" The Palgrave Handbook on Political Elites (2016)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/peter-rutland/5/