Russia: The Aggrieved Great Power. By Leonid Luks

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Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Russia turned into an aggrieved colossus -- anxious to restore its status as a world power. In this respect, Russia’s situation resembles that of inter-war Germany. In Russian history too, there were similar periods which saw the country acting like an aggrieved great power. Such an example from the Russian past are the years following the famous Crimean War f 1853-1856.

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