Back in March I tried to clarify what I mean by the phrase “Neo-Stalinism,” which I have used to refer to the Vlad Putin and the regime in charge of Russia. I’ve given some explanation for this term here, but I’ll re-cap and elaborate in this post. Surprisingly, no. This has nothing to do with murdered journalists, the conflict in Georgia or the soon-to-be conflict in the Ukraine. First a quick review.
Here’s a short video about some recent happenings in the former Soviet Union and environs.