TITLE

Running for Cover

AUTHOR(S)
Gessen, Masha
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;04/03/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 14, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Unveils the upcoming Russian presidential election as slanted in favor of Acting President Vladimir Putin. Claim that the only competition he faces is from sole contender Grigory Yavlinksy who has been restricted in his campaign efforts by the Russian government; Interpretation of apathetic electioneering of Putin as indicative of his attitude towards democracy as a joke; View of his policy solutions as authoritarian.
ACCESSION #
2936983

 

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