Tag Archives: Grigory Yavlinsky

A spectre of liberalism

“Liberalism (from the Latin liberalis) is the belief in liberty and equality. Liberals espouse a wide array of views depending on their understanding of these principles, but generally liberals support ideas such as constitutionalism, liberal democracy, free and fair elections, human rights, capitalism, and the free exercise of religion.” … Continue reading

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The Candidate

“I think that for those engaged in politics, like myself,  the most important thing is not an office or a job; the most important thing is people’s trust.” Vladimir V. Putin Russia is blessed country.  It has the presidential election … Continue reading

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A glass of water

If I had to visualize the results of the Dec. 4 Duma elections in Russia, I would have come up with this image: Prime Minister Vladimir Putin sitting at the table with a glass of water in front of him.  … Continue reading

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