Some interesting links to explore Russian History and geopolitical evolution
Mooc Russian History: from Lenin to Putin on Coursera
Rethinking Russia Presents Its Analytical Report “Parliamentary Diplomacy and Its Role in Modern Politics”
Russia and the United States have been convenient strawmen for each other for some time.
It makes sense for two powerful countries to be a little adversarial, but are they in the throes of another Cold War?
The answer to that question requires a top-to-bottom understanding of Russia. Jacob Shapiro and Cole Altom explain why.