2. NPS Outstanding Theses and Dissertations
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The Russian-European Union competition in Ukraine
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2015-06)
The Ukraine crisis underway since November 2013 is a significant occurrence in a greater debate over what norms will prevail in the European—and global—security environment. The roots of the crisis lie in two-and-a-half ...
Russian arctic strategy: or how I learned to stop worrying and love bureaucratic politics
(Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2018-03)
Global climate change is rapidly melting the polar ice caps and thus opening the Arctic to human activity. Russia is particularly affected by these changes as the nation with the longest Arctic coastline and a significant ...
HOLY WAR: HOW PUTIN WEAPONIZED THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
(Monterey, CA; Naval Postgraduate School, 2019-09)
This thesis analyzes the role of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) as an instrument of Russian soft power in the Putin era. Soft power is a means to attract allies and support for a nation’s objectives in foreign policy. ...
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