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Russia's President Fights to Keep Control

Aug 3, 2016 | 09:00 GMT
Kreminology and Russian internal politics
A Russian helicopter circles the Kremlin in central Moscow. A power play is underway by elements of the security services that could jeopardize Russian President Vladimir Putin's hold on power.
(VASILY MAXIMOV/AFP/Getty Images)

A power play is underway in the Kremlin, a shadowy world of subterfuge and intrigue. In a place where cloak and dagger tactics are the norm, the past month has been particularly chaotic for the elites controlling Russia. This raises the question: Can Vladimir Putin stay Russia's strongman for ever? ...

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