April 22, 2014

Putin's Empire of the Mind

Mark Galeotti & Andrew Bowen, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

How Russia's president morphed from realist to ideologue -- and what he'll do next.

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TAGGED: Russia, Vladimir Putin


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