Russia is in the midst of a complex transformation, the end state of which is still problematic. The West would welcome a capacity by the Russian leadership to bring stability and development to Russia. The election of Vladimir Putin may be a turning point, and raises many questions, including about the future of Russia's security policy.
This book, which offers Russian and French views on the most recent security developments in Moscow, helps to assess the significance of these moves and to understand the role of Putin's Russia in international relations.