Freitag, 7. Oktober 2011

The Sclerotic State of Russia

Today marks the fifth anniversary of Anna Politkovskaya's murder, or shall we say execution in Russia. Her death was only a small step in curbing freedom of the press in Russia, but it demonstrates just how far the country has come under Putin and Medvedev. The unchecked authoritarian tendencies of its leadership have produced a society of fear of nearly Orwellian character. So, to mark the day, I've come up with a short commentary on Russia sclerotic state of affairs

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