In recent years Russia finds itself in a completely new geopolitical situation caused by the collapse of the Soviet Union. The disintegration of the USSR broke up the relatively stable world balance and led to the end of the bipolar system. What took the place of this system?
"National Interests, National Security, and the Russian Navy,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 47
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol47/iss4/6