Western observers have underplayed how strongly the outcome of Russia’s Duma elections signals political change, says Vladimir Shlapentokh, who speculates on the aftermath of a possible Communist victory in the upcoming presidential elections by Vladimir Shlapentokh IN ITS 17 DECEMBER HEADLINE NEWS SEGMENT, CNN did not make a distinction between the importance of the elections […]

You have reached a premium content area of TOL. To read this entire article please login if you are already a TOL subscriber.

Not a subscriber?

Annual membership costs only $55 per year for individuals ($33 for students) and organizational subscriptions start at $141 per year.

Subscribe today for access to:
Full access to the website, including premium articles videos, country reports and searchable archives (containing over 25,000 articles).

You can subscribe here to gain access to the entire website.