TITLE

Secret Society

AUTHOR(S)
Gessen, Masha
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;3/22/2004, Vol. 230 Issue 10, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at politics in Russia as of March 22, 2004. Appointment of Mikhail Fradkov as President Vladimir Putin's new prime minister; Reaction of the United States' media; Fear of government repression that is driving Russians to seek political asylum in industrialized countries; Background information on Fradkov; Time Fradkov spent as the head of the Russian tax police; Role of Fradkov in privatizing numerous companies in 1994 and 1995; Popularity of Putin despite problems with the government's policies.
ACCESSION #
12515486

 

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