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New Dictators like Putin Use Media More than Repression Even in Difficult Times, Guriyev and Treisman Says

March 26, 2015

Staunton, March 26 – In Vedomosti today, two scholars based in Paris and Los Angeles say that the new crop of dictators in the world today get by with a minimum use of force even at times of “moderate economic difficulties” and prefer to maintain their power by “an intensification of censorship and propaganda. Russia’s […]