August 7, 2014

The Vladimir Putin School of Leadership

Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg

The Associated Press

The leaders of some of the biggest developing nations -- China, India, Turkey, South Africa -- are increasingly acting like Russian President Vladimir Putin. It may be that democracy as the West understands it will have to compete with a new strain of authoritarianism, much as it did with communism in Soviet times.

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TAGGED: Vladimir Putin, Putinism, Russia, Authoritarianism


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