Putin's Rejection of the West, in Writing

Russia is drafting an official policy document rejecting the European path and Western values. The West should not respond with rejection of its own.
Tolerance is for wimps. Photographer: Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images

What kind of country is Vladimir Putin's Russia? The third year of his third presidential term has offered plenty of clues: the Crimea invasion, the shuttering of uncensored media outlets, prison terms for protesters. Now, Putin is planning to put the intellectual and ideological foundations of the new regime into words.

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