Opinion | No One Will Get Rid of Vladimir Putin – The New York Times


Opinion | Who Will Get Rid of Putin? The Answer Is Grim.

Opinion | Who Will Get Rid of Putin? The Answer Is Grim.

Terror is always more persuasive than anything else.

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/18/opinion/russia-putin-corruption.html

What is called corruption in Russia would be more correctly called a system of incitement and blackmail. If you are loyal and if the president is pleased with you, you have the right to steal — but if you are disloyal, you’ll be thrown in prison for theft. It’s no surprise that in recent decades only a few individuals inside Mr. Putin’s system have spoken out publicly against it. Terror is always more persuasive than anything else.


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