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The Geopolitics of Russia: Permanent Struggle

Apr 15, 2012 | 13:47 GMT
A Russian police officer patrols Red Square in the bitter cold of Russian winter.

A Russian police officer patrols Red Square in the bitter cold of Russian winter. Because Russia lacks geographic barriers to prevent invasion, the relatively inhospitable climate has often served as the country's best defense.

(OLEG NIKISHIN/Getty Images)

This is the fourth in a series of monographs on the geopolitics of countries influential in world affairs....

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