April 11, 2016
Following his participation at a panel discussion on Russia’s domestic outlook at the Center on Global Interests, Russian journalist Stanislav Kucher outlined the possible directions that Russian politics could evolve. In his article below, Kucher argues that only a new constitutional structure can help Russia transition from rule by personality to rule of law.
International isolation, economic frailty and the absence of a domestic political life are symptoms of the current malaise that has beset the Russian state. However popular President Vladimir Putin may appear, rule by personality is inherently unstable. Economic pressure has not yet turned into …read more
Source: Center on Global Interests