Category: Democracy Digest

‘Brittle façade’ of Putin’s Russia limits authoritarian contagion?

     

Democracies have been bent out of shape by rising populism but autocrats are more likely to crack under pressure, as the brittle façade of Vladimir Putin’s Russia demonstrates, analyst Philip… Read more »

Navalny’s ‘guerrilla political warfare’ boxes Putin in Catch-22

     

Experts say the weekend protests in Russia, mainly in support of arrested opposition leader Alexei Navalny but also attracting members of the public angry at corruption and injustices in Russia,… Read more »

Is liberal democratic order fit for purpose in the 21st century?

     

President Joe Biden may be obliged to accept that the days of US co-operation with China are waning and prepare to set about protecting the west’s democracy while there is… Read more »

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