Danger Signals In Russia

With the results of the presidential election a virtual certainty, how Russia proceeds to combat corruption will be vitally important. The promise is that Vladimir Putin will crush gangsterism on the local level and punish cronyism at the top end of the economy. The worry is that this ex-KGB agent will use the secret service to roll back personal liberties and recreate a police state that stymies civil society while making the economy safe for the tycoons who support him.

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