Although the identity of power wielders changes from year to year, we will not soon witness the emergence of a form of power accountable to ordinary Russian citizens. The state will remain detached and nonresponsive to society. It will remain a ‘corporation’ that, however wracked by internal struggles, basically looks after itself.
Simulations of Power in Putin's Russia
Stephen Holmes teaches at New York University School of Law. This article draws on a paper given at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace conference “Russia—Ten Years After,” which was held June 2001 in Washington, D.C.
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Stephen Holmes; Simulations of Power in Putin's Russia. Current History 1 October 2001; 100 (648): 307–312. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2001.100.648.307
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