The Unexpected Rise of Putin
Why the Dreaded Dictator Came to Power
I wanted to start a brief (4–6 posts) about Russian politics for people who are interested as I believe that our focus on Russia and the developments in Ukraine, Georgia, and elsewhere are among the most important international developments of the century thus far. Make no mistake, Putin is one of the greatest threats to democracy today. Let’s not turn a blind eye.
Here is my first post about “The Unexpected Rise of Putin.” I have written more about Putin in the past and I briefly mention…