Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev tried to ski his way out of trouble over the weekend. But his retreat to a luxurious ski resort as protests erupted across Russia only made matters worse. The anti-corruption protests of March 26 are the largest in five years, and were sparked by an investigation into the vast personal fortune of Medvedev. So this was no time for him to be spotted on the slopes.
What these protests show is that the Kremlin’s policy of …read more