In March 2012, Vladimir Putin was reelected to his third term as president of Russia. At the time, the country was on an upward economic trajectory, and few serious challenges were presented to the Putin regime. Three years later, the situation is quite different. Today Russia faces widespread condemnation abroad and a protracted economic crisis at home.
In Putin’s Third Term: Assessments Amid Crisis, three leading experts examine the state of Russian politics, security and economy halfway through Putin’s third term, and evaluate the extent to which his policies have made the country — and his own regime — more …read more
Source: Center on Global Interests