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Putin's Choice

Lauren Goodrich
Senior Eurasia Analyst, Stratfor
Jun 14, 2016 | 08:00 GMT
Russian President Vladimir Putin has remained relatively centrist. Now, Russia's political elite, as well as its voting public, want him to take a side. To remedy Russia's many problems, something will have to give -- but what?
Throughout his 16 years in power, Russian President Vladimir Putin has remained relatively centrist, choosing policies from either side around him to suit the situation. Now, Russia's political elite, as well as its voting public, want him to take a side.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has remained relatively centrist. Now, Russia's political elite, as well as its voting public, want him to take a side. To remedy Russia's many problems, something will have to give -- but what?...

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