August 27, 2014
Endgame for Putin in Ukraine?
Robert Skidelsky, Project Syndicate
The Associated Press
The Russian public’s natural reaction will be to rally to their leader. But support for Putin, though broad, may not be deep. It is support before, not after, the debate about the costs of Putin’s policy has taken place. And that debate is being silenced by state control of the media and the suppression of opposition.
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