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Putin or -out? - En fallstudie kring ryskt utrikespolitiskt agerande

Rydén, Axel LU and Pehrsson, Henrik LU (2016) STVA22 20152
Department of Political Science
Abstract
Former states of the Soviet Union see themselves having various relations with Russia after the annexation of Crimea in early 2014. The following text will analyse how Russian foreign policy have developed during recent time and how it has affected the relations with Ukraine and the Baltic States regarding this situation. Using the terms of diplomacy, diplomatic signaling and the use of soft power we will analyze how Russian relations with neighbouring countries have developed and how different political tactics, apart from military force or economic threats, can be used in order to strengthen Russia on the world stage. The results show that diplomatic signaling and soft power might be used to a certain extent in order to legitimize... (More)
Former states of the Soviet Union see themselves having various relations with Russia after the annexation of Crimea in early 2014. The following text will analyse how Russian foreign policy have developed during recent time and how it has affected the relations with Ukraine and the Baltic States regarding this situation. Using the terms of diplomacy, diplomatic signaling and the use of soft power we will analyze how Russian relations with neighbouring countries have developed and how different political tactics, apart from military force or economic threats, can be used in order to strengthen Russia on the world stage. The results show that diplomatic signaling and soft power might be used to a certain extent in order to legitimize russian intervention in order to protect Russian citizens abroad. However, we find our research to be limited with regards to the limited amount of time and resources. (Less)
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Rydén, Axel LU and Pehrsson, Henrik LU
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organization
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STVA22 20152
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L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
Russia, Putin, Baltic States, Ukraine, Crimea, Diplomatic Signaling, Soft Power, Diplomacy, Case study
language
Swedish
id
8511364
date added to LUP
2016-02-02 15:27:41
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  abstract     = {Former states of the Soviet Union see themselves having various relations with Russia after the annexation of Crimea in early 2014. The following text will analyse how Russian foreign policy have developed during recent time and how it has affected the relations with Ukraine and the Baltic States regarding this situation. Using the terms of diplomacy, diplomatic signaling and the use of soft power we will analyze how Russian relations with neighbouring countries have developed and how different political tactics, apart from military force or economic threats, can be used in order to strengthen Russia on the world stage. The results show that diplomatic signaling and soft power might be used to a certain extent in order to legitimize russian intervention in order to protect Russian citizens abroad. However, we find our research to be limited with regards to the limited amount of time and resources.},
  author       = {Rydén, Axel and Pehrsson, Henrik},
  keyword      = {Russia,Putin,Baltic States,Ukraine,Crimea,Diplomatic Signaling,Soft Power,Diplomacy,Case study},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Putin or -out? - En fallstudie kring ryskt utrikespolitiskt agerande},
  year         = {2016},
}