This book describes the Russian presidency between 1990 and 1996, its society, and its politics in the “Second Russian Republic” between 1993 and 1996. Exam- ining one of the most dramatic periods in the history of Russia, Nichols begins with Mikhail Gorbachev’s attempt to pull down the old authoritarian system and to push Russia onto a democratic path of development.
"Review Essay: Where Will Presidential Autocracy Take Russia?,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 54
, Article 13.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol54/iss3/13