mai 22, 2012

Russia is awakening: will it implode or transform?

Putin’s return to the Kremlin will act as a powerful accelerator of revolutionary events, if only because his leadership means that the logic of personalised power will not allow regime change.

Putin’s return to the Kremlin will act as a powerful accelerator of revolutionary events, if only because his leadership means that the logic of personalised power will not allow regime change.


www.the-american-interest.com/article.cfm?piece=11….
6 Zbigniew Brzezinski, “Zbigniew Brzezinski Receives Jury du Prix Tocqueville Prize,” csis.org/publication/zbigniew-brzezinskis-de-toc-q….
7 Walter Laqueur, “The Slow death of Europe,” nationalinterest.org/commentary/why-the-euro-the-l….
8 Zbigniew Brzezinski admitted the existence of the “commercial stampede driven by the Western European businessmen (not to mention some former politicians), anxious to capitalize on Russia’s resources while indifferent to the importance of shared values”, Zbigniew Brzezinski (2012) (NewYork: Basic Books) p.146.
9 Charles A. Kupchan (2012) (Oxford: Oxford University Press) p.111.
10 Francis Fukuyama, “Political Order in Egypt,” The American Interest, May-June 2011.
11 Robert Springborg and Clement M. Henry “Army Guys,” The American Interest, May-June 2011.
12 The success of the samurai during the Meiji restoration could have been an argument in favour of Japanese uniqueness but for one fact: the Japanese ability to adapt to the Western rules of the game.
13 The use of force against business has become a distinguishing feature of today’s Russia (according to independent sources one in three people in detention is a businessperson, and one in six people in prison is a businessperson) and this makes it impossible to build an effective economy.
14 www.levada.ru/07-10-2011/vladimir-putin-i-ego-tret….
15 www.levada.ru/03-04-2012/rossiyane-o-politicheskom-rezhime-i-lyudyakh-kotorym-prin-adlezhit-vlast.
16 www.levada.ru/10-08-2011/o-blagopoluchii-naseleniy….
17 www.levada.ru/18-10-2011/krizis-v-rossii.
18 www.levada.ru/18-10-2011/krizis-v-rossii.

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