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Putin’s Repressive Policies Prompting Regions, Some Post-Soviet States to Overfulfill the Plan

May 30, 2014

Staunton, May 30 -Putin’s repressive policies in Crimea and in Moscow have distracted attention from two other disturbing developments: the tendency of regional leaders to curry favor by going beyond what the center has required and attempts by some post-Soviet regimes to use Moscow’s actions as a guide or cover for crackdowns of their own. […]