Reversals and Political Survival for Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses participants of the Russia-Uzbekistan Interregional Cooperation Forum in Moscow, Russia via Wikipedia

A fascinating essay by a former speechwriter appeared on Telegram. Abbas Gallyamov worked for Vladimir Putin and he sees a possible way for his former boss to survive the Ukraine war. It’s pure authoritarian flavor, Orwellian, if you will. He makes clear references to this as well.

I have repeatedly said that Putin cannot stop the war without presenting some semblance of…

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Nadin Brzezinski

Nadin Brzezinski

Historian by training. Former day to day reporter. Sometimes a geek who enjoys a good miniatures game.