Tag: third rail

Ukrainian Events Providing Cover for Moscow to Take Unpopular Measures at Home, Polukhin Says

July 20, 2014

Staunton, July 17 – Moscow’s actions in Ukraine not only have pushed Vladimir Putin’s approval ratings among Russians into the stratosphere but also have provided Moscow with the opportunity to take unpopular and previously unthinkable measures at home, according to Aleksey Polukhin, economics editor of Novaya Gazeta. If the first has attracted enormous attention, the […]