The Crisis of Putinism

From Project Syndicate RSS-Feed Fri Dec 28 2012, 20:20:08

Authoritarian clientelist regimes depend on the silent assent of their population and the loyalty of their elites. Unfortunately for Russian President Vladimir Putin, when the former is called into question by popular protest, the latter can no longer be taken for granted.

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