2016 Elections

I'm an Anti-Putin Russian and Clinton Makes Me Nervous

The Democratic candidate is too ideological to deal effectively with an opportunist like Putin. (Trump is worse.)

In happier times.

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Whoever wins the U.S. presidential election will have a hard time dealing with Russia: The relationship between the two countries is in tatters. Donald Trump obviously doesn’t have any answers. Yet, like most of my fellow Russians who follow the race, I also have misgivings about Hillary Clinton -- even though, unlike most of them, I am an active opponent of President Vladimir Putin.

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