Summary -- Introduction -- Defining the elite -- Empty talk of liberalization -- The nonexistent split within the elite -- Anti-Western sentiments among elites -- The crisis of the nonsystemic opposition -- Economic problems and elite opinion -- What comes next?
"There is a remarkable quantity of data available on Russian public opinion. However, information about the views of the Russian elite, a segment of the population that has grown increasingly guarded and circumspect during the 2000s, is hard to come by. Nevertheless, aggregate data analysis suggests some conclusions about key features of elite opinion following Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014"--Publisher's web site
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 17-19)
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