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Posted by on Mar 12, 2018 in Autocracy, Democracy, Politics, Russia | 0 comments

Putin: Russia’s post-Soviet tsar

Vladimir Putin, who is set to extend his long rule to 2024 in Russia’s presidential election on Sunday, has stamped his total authority in Russia, silencing opposition and reasserting Moscow’s lost might abroad. The 65-year-old former KGB officer has reimposed the Kremlin’s grip over society since taking power 18 years ago after a lawless but relatively‚Ķ