Tag: post-putin Russia

A New Genre in Russian Commentary – Thinking about Russia after Putin

December 22, 2014

Staunton, December 20 – In the minds of some, Vladimir Putin used his press conference December 18 to demonstrate his conviction that he will remain president of Russia forever, ever more Russian commentators are asking “What will be the situation after Putin?” Among those doing so is Daniil Kotsyubinsky, a historian and journalist, who gave […]

Russians Must Start Thinking About a Post-Putin Russia, Portal Series Says

August 22, 2014

Staunton, August 19 – An increasing number of Russians, horrified by what Vladimir Putin is doing and convinced that reforming his regime is impossible, are beginning to think about what will happen “after Putin.” In many cases these reflections are disturbing in the short term but provide a source of optimism over the longer haul. […]