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What legacy will Vladimir Putin leave Russia?

Ultimately, Putin’s bequest to his people is grimness, not greatness. The next generation of Russians will be untrusted and unwanted in many of the world’s most prosperous and welcoming nations.
Vladimir Putin appears larger than life on screen as he addresses an audience at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on the eighth anniversary of the annexation of Crimea in March 2022. (Vladimir Astapkovich/Sputnik Pool Photo via AP)

Why Vladimir Putin still has widespread support in Russia

There’s no question the Russian population is subject to a Russian media largely loyal to the Kremlin. But that doesn’t mean Vladimir Putin lacks genuine supporters.
Russian diplomats and their families boarding a plane for home after being expelled by Britain. Reuters/Chris Radburn

Is the growing Russia crisis another Cold War conflict? Nyet

The crisis over alleged Russian involvement in a murder attempt on a spy and his daughter in the UK has been called an extension of the Cold War. But that war was about ideology; this crisis isn’t.

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