Russia’s compromised political system, which led to the Wagner Group’s mutiny, will continue to pose a risk for Putin.
Gulnaz Sharafutdinova is Professor of Russian Politics and Director of Russia Institute at King’s College London. She is an author of the award-winni... ng The Red Mirror: Putin’s Leadership and Russia’s Insecure Identity (Oxford University Press, 2020), an earlier book, Political Consequences of Crony Capitalism Inside Russia (Notre Dame University Press, 2010), and numerous articles.
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