Russia: 13 Years Ago

Sean's Russia Blog marks the 13th anniversary of “Boris Yeltsin’s military suppression of the Supreme Soviet”: “Despite what anyone says about Putin, even poor Russians prefer Russia now than what it was when Yeltsin was lobbing shells at the White House. Plus Putin has made it acceptable to appreciate the good things that came out of the Soviet system without being shamed and without it meaning you necessarily want the USSR’s return.”

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