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Using Russia's reintegration into the world economy as a case study enables Worth to focus on the degree of freedom that the Russian state enjoyed in negotiating its reintegration within the global order, thus bringing attention to the interplay between international and domestic variables in accounting for developments within Russia. After two or three years of relatively liberal economic policy, Putin's Russia has developed a very distinctive form of capitalism far removed from that associated with the neoliberal paradigm, characterised by increasing levels of state ownership in 'strategic' sectors, the abuse of property rights (with the Khordorkovsky case being one of many), and the exclusion and illtreatment of foreign investors (particularly in the energy sector).
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