Monday, 30 March 2015

The BBC on Putin: It’s Not the USSR He Hankers after — It’s East Germany! – Alexander Mercouris

The BBC has published yet another in the unending series of articles that tries to “explain” Putin.


The basic claim made by this article is that Putin was completely won over by the sort of political system he saw in East Germany, which had in theory a multiparty system but which was in reality a tightly controlled Communist state. Supposedly he has recreated this system in Russia.


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