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The sinking legitimacy of Putin’s presidency


The Russian legislative “elections” of 17-19 September 2021 are an open scandal. The results produced by the central election commission express the exasperation of an aging authoritarian regime, but do not reflect the free choice of the Russians. The gross manipulation of the vote reveals the vulnerabilities of a regime that has no connection with its constituents.
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Marie Mendras. The sinking legitimacy of Putin’s presidency. Baltic Rim Economies review, 2021, 4/2021, pp.en ligne. ⟨hal-03509203⟩
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