Putinism: the ideology
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Speaker(s): Professor Anne Applebaum
Recorded on 12 February 2013 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building.
Containing elements of managed democracy and corporate capitalism – and reflecting the culture and values of the 1980s KGB – Putinism is now taught to Russian children and propagated in the media. It has an ostensible goal: along with protecting the power and wealth of Putin and his inner circle, it proposes to make Russia strong and feared again. Anne Applebaum is the Philippe Roman Chair in History and International Affairs for the 2012-13 academic year.
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