Imitation Russia

Democracy or dictatorship? Friend or foe? Russia under Vladimir Putin is all of these — and none of them.

Appeared in: Volume 2, Number 2 | Published on: November 1, 2006
Lilia Shevtsova, senior associate of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, is author of Yeltsin’s Russia: Myths and Reality (1999) and Putin’s Russia (2003).
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