TITLE

New Depths

AUTHOR(S)
Gessen, Masha
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;09/11/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 11, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the presidency of Vladimir Putin in Russia. Initial reaction of the media towards the Kursk submarine disaster in August 12, 2000; Rationale of the public's steady approval rating for Putin, which is unaffected by the endless war in Chechnya and terrorist bombings in Moscow; Illustration on how the state leader curtailed the country's alternative power centers; Characterization of Putin's political style by secrecy, misinformation, centralization of power, and ruthless attacks on opponents.
ACCESSION #
3512386

 

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