About this book
A probing assessment of Vladimir Putin's rise to power and what it has meant for Russia and her people. The author has travelled extensively throughout the country, conducting interviews with Putin's friends, foes and colleagues, government officials, business tycoons, mobsters and ordinary citizens.
Offers a probing assessment of Putin's rise to power and what it has meant for Russia and her people. In this title, the author argues that Putinism has brought economic growth to Russia but also weaker institutions, and this contradiction leads to instability.
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