The Kremlin’s Fight Club

September 29, 2017
Transportation Minister Maksim Sokolov (L) and Vice Premier Arkady Dvorkovich (R). Photo by Russian government press service/TASS

Update: Russia’s 2018 presidential race has already unofficially begun, with a wave of provincial governor dismissals by President Vladimir Putin.

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