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Struggles in Putin's Russia

4:15pm Sat 08 Apr

About this session

Russian dictator Vladimir Putin is facing the biggest challenge of his twenty-year rule as his invasion of Ukraine spirals into a multidimensional crisis for the Russian regime and ruling class.Putin is playing a dangerous game. He is clearly serious about this assault and has continued to push through despite the significant consequences. He is destroying Ukraine and destroying his own people in the process. Could this grandest plan yet for a new Russian empire be the cause of his downfall?

Featured speaker:

Ilya Budraitskis, author of Dissidents Among Dissidents: Ideology, Politics and the Left in Post-Soviet Russia, taught political philosophy at the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences until he left Russia in March this year. He is now involved in the anti-war media project posle.media. Ilya spoke to Red Flag about the effect within Russia of the invasion of Ukraine.

Recommended Reading

From Managed Democracy to Fascism: Putin’s Imposition of Obedience and Order on Russian Societyby Ilya Budraitskisin International Viewpoint
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