October 26, 2009

WE'RE DYING OFF JUST FINE WITHOUT ANY HELP FROM DEMOCRACY, THANKS:

Kremlin warns against wrecking Russia with democracy (Guy Faulconbridge, 10/26/09, Reuters)

The Kremlin's chief political strategist warned in an article published on Monday that Russia risked collapsing into chaos if officials tried to tinker with the political system by flirting with liberal reforms.

Kremlin Deputy Chief of Staff Vladislav Surkov said it was clear Russia was falling behind in many areas of economic development and that the country could not simply continue being a "resource power."


Posted by Orrin Judd at October 26, 2009 5:27 PM
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