January 20, 2013

Keeping the Pressure on Putin

Michael Weiss, NY Daily News

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Many Russians seem to hope that Putin is more susceptible to Capone’s Law: Self-destructing over the most frivolous of his many offenses. Jailing performance artists and passing xenophobic adoption bans won’t affect the course of world events, but they have opened the West’s eyes to the kind of regime that Putin has created.

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