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Anti-Kremlin Protests in Russia

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Nina Khrushcheva, associate professor of the International Affairs Program at the New School, senior fellow at World Policy Institute and author of Imagining Nabokov: Russia Between Art and Politics discusses the protests in Moscow, what oligarch Mikhail Prokhorov's presidential candidacy means for Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's bid and why she joined the protest.  

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Nina Khrushcheva

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Comments [5]

jgarbuz
"A wet summer reduced the quality of animal feed and cut milk output by 25 million litres"
more trouble caused by climate change??

Dec. 13 2011 11:29 AM
jgarbuz from Queens

So what's with this "butter shortage" in Norway being reported around the internet, where people are said to be offering up to $500 for a pound of butter? Anyone know anything about that?

Dec. 13 2011 11:12 AM
Sheldon from Brooklyn

Russians, for hundreds of years have had Czars telling them when to take a piss. Putin is no different.

Dec. 13 2011 11:11 AM

I don't know what is scarier, more Putin, or the Oligarchs taking control.

Russia's such a sad story. So resource rich and those resources and those resources are now in the hands of a small group of thieves. If only the Russians had hired the Norwegians to run their natural resources for the benefit of ALL Russian citizens.

Dec. 13 2011 11:02 AM

really isn't it way past the time that the russian people started flexing a little muscle. i would be embarrassed to live in russia and pretend my nation had real elections.
Come on even the arabs have brought down criminal governments.
Why are russians always so far behind the rest of europe?

Dec. 13 2011 10:49 AM

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