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The Lands in Between: The New Politics of Russia's Hybrid War

Mitchell A. Orenstein


Russia’s hybrid war on the West has begun to afflict Western politics in ways that are remarkably similar to its effects on the “lands in between,” small, vulnerable countries in Europe situated in between Russia and the European Union. While many in the West are only beginning to understand how hybrid war affects politics at home, Russia’s meddling in the 2016 US presidential elections and subsequent elections in Europe brought to the fore problems that front-line states had been dealing with for years. Their experiences hold important lessons. This book, written by a US expert on Europe with ... More

Keywords: Russia, European Union, the West, hybrid war, polarization, politics, conflict, power broker, extremist, disinformation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190936143
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190936143.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mitchell A. Orenstein, author
Professor and Chair, Russian and East European Studies, University of Pennsylvania